About this event

  • Date and time Fri 15 Feb 2019 from 8:30am to 6:00pm
  • Location Chandos House
  • Organised by RSM Professionals

*This meeting is fully booked*

This event provides trainees with the chance to discuss challenges they may face as a consultant and gain valuable advice from top specialists in the healthcare industry to equip delegates with their knowledge to progress their careers.This event is aimed at trainees who have completed their specialty training and are applying for consultant posts or new consultants who have been practicing for a couple of years.


Topics include:

  • Examining the role and responsibilities of a consultant
  • Highlighting the potential challenges faced as a new consultant
  • Equipping delegates with an understanding and the skills to avoid, overcome and manage the pressures and challenges they may encounter 


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Professor Roger Kirby, Chairman Academic Board, Royal Society of Medicine and Consultant Urologist, London

Chair - Professor Roger Kirby

Why do new consultants get into trouble?

Professor Justin Vale, Consultant Urologist, Imperial College London

Making sense of appraisal and revalidation

Ms Holly Chadwick, Assistant Director, Registration and Revalidation Directorate, GMC

Quality Improvement – making change happen

Dr Francesca Cleugh, Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine & Deputy Medical Director for QI, Imperial College London

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Chair - Miss Kaji Sritharan

Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Liverpool Hospital

Emotional intelligence in managing your environment

Dr Chris Streather, Chief Medical Officer, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

The art of negotiating your job plan – your evolving role as a consultant

Ben Challacombe, Consultant Urologist

Panel discussion

Chair - Professor Roger Kirby

Dealing with complaints and complications

Dr Andrew Hartle, Consultant Anaesthetist, Imperial College London

Managing risk and staying out of court

Dr Clare Sweeney, Medical Defence Union

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Chair - Miss Kaji Srithran

Managing your finances as a consultant

Chase De Vere

A toolkit for staying healthy at work

Professor Clare Gerada, Medical Director, Practitioner Health Programme

Closing remarks

Miss Kaji Sritharan, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Liverpool Hospital


Chandos House, 2 Queen Anne Street, London, W1G 9LQ, United Kingdom