About this event

  • Date and time Thu 1 Dec 2022 from 9:30am to 4:20pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Retired Fellows Society

This one-day symposium, held annually, offers a series of brief reviews of clinical topics which have seen recent advances, either in pathogenesis, investigation or treatment, given by speakers who are authorities in their fields. This event will provide an update on surgical practice, respiratory disease, urology, cardiology, infectious diseases, health inequalities and dementia.

Among the subjects to be addressed this year are:  

  • Air pollution and health  
  • Health inequalities 
  • Malaria 
  • Cardiology  
  • Urology  

The meeting will deliver broad, accessible and stimulating updates on topics that hold key clinical importance and current interest, directly relevant to physicians, surgeons, GPs and others involved in healthcare. 

Participants will be able:

  • To know about recent developments across a wide field of subjects of topical interest.   
  • To learn about new techniques in areas of medical and surgical practice.   
  • To help appreciate the value of a multidisciplinary approach in modern medicine.  

This event is available to attend in person or virtually. Please select your preference below.

A recording will be available for all registered delegates for up to 60 days after the event. The link will be sent 24 hours after the meeting.

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Show Virtual / In Person rates

Tickets (In Person)

Standard pricing available until 30 November 2022.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£96.00 £57.00 £57.00 £57.00 £30.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£176.00 £105.00 £105.00 £55.00

Tickets (Virtual)

Standard pricing available until 30 November 2022.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£72.00 £43.00 £43.00 £43.00 £23.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors Trainee AHP / Nurse / Midwife Student
£132.00 £79.00 £79.00 £41.00

Key speakers

Professor Sir Stephen Holgate

Professor of Immunopharmacology, Southampton University  

Professor Roger Kirby

President, Royal Society of Medicine

Professor Nikhil Patel

Consultant Cardiologist, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Professor Peter Chiodini

Consultant Parasitologist, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Agenda

View the programme (In person)

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Jeffrey Rosenberg, Chairman, Retired Fellows Society 

Session 1

Chair: Professor Robin Williamson, Head of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, Former Dean and Past President, Royal Society of Medicine

Bariatric surgery: The only cure for obesity

Professor John Barry, Professor of Surgery, Morriston Hospital

Questions and answers
Air pollution and health

Professor Sir Stephen Holgate, Professor of Immunopharmacology, Southampton University  

Questions and answers
Carcinoma of the prostate: Screening and therapy

Professor Roger Kirby, President, Royal Society of Medicine 

Questions and answers
Lunch

Session 2

Chair: Professor Humphrey Scott, Dean, Royal Society of Medicine

Acute intervention for myocardial infarction

Professor Nikhil Patel, Consultant Cardiologist, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Questions and answers
Malaria

Professor Peter Chiodini, Consultant Parasitologist, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Questions and answers
Tea and coffee break

Session 3

Chair: Dr David Murfin

The evolving world of evidence

Professor Gillian Leng CBE, Dean of the Royal Society of Medicine and former CEO of NICE

Questions and answers
Gaucher and Parkinson disease: the Janus of GBA1 and the beginning of the end?

Professor Tony Schapira, Head of Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences, University College London and Professor of Neurology, National Hospital and Royal Free London Hospital

Questions and answers
Close of meeting
View the programme (Virtual)

Welcome and introduction

Dr Jeffrey Rosenberg, Chairman, Retired Fellows Society 

Session 1

Chair: Professor Robin Williamson, Head of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, Former Dean and Past President, Royal Society of Medicine

Bariatric surgery: The only cure for obesity

Professor John Barry, Professor of Surgery, Morriston Hospital

Questions and answers
Air pollution and health

Professor Sir Stephen Holgate, Professor of Immunopharmacology, Southampton University 

Questions and answers
Carcinoma of the prostate: Screening and therapy

Professor Roger Kirby, President, Royal Society of Medicine 

Questions and answers
Comfort break

Session 2

Chair: Professor Humphrey Scott, Dean, Royal Society of Medicine

Acute Intervention for myocardial infarction

Professor Nikhil Patel, Consultant Cardiologist, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Questions and answers
Malaria

Professor Peter Chiodini, Consultant Parasitologist, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Questions and answers
Comfort break

Session 3

Chair: Dr David Murfin

The evolving world of evidence

Professor Gillian Leng CBE, Dean of the Royal Society of Medicine and former CEO of NICE

Questions and answers
Dementia: Prevention and treatment

To be confirmed

Questions and answers

To be confirmed

Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Disclaimers:

Registration for this event will close on 1 December 2022 at 7:00am (BST). Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion.

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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