Scottish Cardiac Society 30th Annual General Meeting

Friday 24 September, Virtual Event

Registrations are open for the above upcoming event. This event will contain excellent case presentations from across Scotland by Dr Caroline Coats, Dr Sowmya Venkatasubramanian and Dr Andrew Morrow, scientific abstracts from both medical students and trainees and the keynote lecture will be delivered by Professor Tom MacDonald, University of Dundee on ‘Hypertension’. 

There will also be a virtual poster area and prizes will be awarded for both the oral and poster presentations.

This event is free for all active Scottish Cardiac Society members and a nominal fee for all other delegates.

For more information, to book and to see the full programme, please visit:

RCPE Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) & Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) Course

Friday 15 October 2021 & Friday 12 November 2021

Primarily for respiratory consultants, physiologists, senior trainees and any physician with an interest in NIV/Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, this online course will provide an update on current hot topics and controversies. There will be supplementary resources and videos to go alongside the live events, and these will be made available to delegates for 12 months.

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Obstructive Sleep Apnoea is a growing problem. This section of the course covers: • CPAP: telemedicine • CPAP: know your machines • CPAP: compliance • Bimaxillary surgery • Mandibular advancement devices • Driving and the DVLA • Perioperative management • Drugs and sleep • Overlap syndrome

Non-Invasive Ventilation The course will describe and discuss the technical aspects of NIV to ensure that the procedure is successful. Topics covered include: • Acute hypercapnic respiratory failure update • Non COPD acute respiratory failure • Pitfalls in its use • Predicting outcomes in acute NIV • Weaning from mechanical ventilation • Domiciliary NIV in COPD • Trachesotomy in neuromuscular conditions • Cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis. We will also have a session on discharge planning for complex patients on home ventilators

This course will have a maximum attendance of 50 delegates and we would encourage you to book soon to confirm your place.

Further details can be obtained by visiting our Events Calendar. 

For more information, please contact Shona Costa at


RCPE Online Symposium: Neurology

Wednesday 3 November 2021

This year, we have assembled this programme during the COVID-19 pandemic, and we have been mindful of the challenges – and opportunities – that it has created for physicians and patients with neurological diseases.

The day promises to be informative, provocative and asks the question – what will post-pandemic neurology look like?

Attendees should hope to gain:

  • Insights on improving the economic and environmental sustainability of your speciality
  • Hints and tips on how to transform failure into success
  • Shared knowledge from expert video cases  - to think on your feet
  • Fresh perspectives on how to practice with humanity

The Early Bird Discount is available until Tuesday 5 October 2021, allowing Fellows and Members to attend from only £39.

Book online here: Neurology | RCPE Events



RCPE Symposium: Gastroenterology

Date:          Thursday 18 November 2021

Venue:       Online – fully digital event from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Topics:       This symposium showcases an innovative and well-balanced programme. It provides a different perspective to the delivery of care ensuring that the individual is at the centre of our choices as health care professionals.

Audience: This meeting will be of interest to both primary and secondary care physicians, but also to all other allied care professionals who contribute invaluably to patient care in Gastroenterology.

Also, all grades of public health, medical - including acute, general and specialist physicians, general practitioners, doctors in training and medical students, nursing and scientific staff.

Speakers: Professor Alastair Burt, Dr Robert Caslake, Dr Hannah Crawford, Professor Marla Dublinsky, Dr Francesco Giovinazzo, Dr Jyoti Hansi, Dr Norma McAvoy, Dr Alastair McKinlay, Dr Stuart McPherson, Professor Angus Watson, Dr Eleanor Watson

Website:  Gastroenterology | RCPE Events

Twitter:     #rcpeGastro21