Title:              RCPE Hybrid Symposium: Diabetes and Endocrinology

Date:              Thursday 30 November 2023

Remit:            In recent years, there have been developments in the field of diabetes and endocrinology pertaining to the patient demographics, management of complications, role of technology and imaging to improve clinical care and outcomes, and the impact of covid pandemic on the endocrine system. As these areas of clinical interests are wide-ranging, the objective of this symposium is to update the current knowledge and understanding of the various conditions to improve patient care.

Topics:           diagnostic work-up and management of hyponatraemia//COVID endocrinopathies//type 2 diabetes in the young//management of complex diabetes in pregnancy and eating disorder//challenges in inpatient diabetes care and how technology can help

Audience:     generalist and specialist clinicians both in primary and secondary care.

Website:       Symposium: Diabetes and Endocrinology | RCPE Events

Contact:        m.farquhar@rcpe.ac.uk

RCPE Medical Trainees Conference
Friday 26 January 2024

The Catalyst, Newcastle & Online

Registrations are now open for our annual symposium specifically organised for all doctors in training, SAS doctors, and medical students organised by your Trainees and Members’ Committee.

We will be welcoming delegates to attend this event in-person as well as the ability to watch the event online. We hope as many of you can attend this fantastic event. Registration to this event is
free for all RCPE Student & Foundation, Associate and Collegiate members.

Speakers and topics for this event include:

  • Being bleeped by the obstetrics ward – Dr Beth Routledge, Consultant in Acute Medicine, Forth Valley Royal Hospital
  • Is my headache serious? – Dr William Sedley, Consultant Neurologist, Newcastle
  • My heart is racing – Dr Honey Thomas, Consultant Cardiologist, Northumbria
  • Polypharmacy – Dr Henry Woodford, Consultant Geriatrician, Northumbria
  • The distressed patient – Dr Wojtek Wojcik, Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist, NHS Lothian

At this event, we will also have a panel discussion on ‘Lessons to learn from errors’ and our fantastic speakers for this are Dr Adelina McLeod, Consultant Geriatrician & Dr Ashley Price, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Acute Medicine, Newcastle and Dr Christopher Tiplady, Consultant Haematologist, Northumbria.

Call for Submissions:

The 50th Sir John Halliday Croom Lecture will be invited to be delivered in person by the successful candidate at the symposium and is open to a Collegiate Member of any of the 3 (UK) Colleges which includes The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow & the Royal College of Physicians of London.

The lecture is named after the late Sir John Halliday Croom, a Past President of the College, in recognition of his support of the concept of Collegiate Membership.  It is competed for annually. It should be on a topic related to research within the last 5 years and will be delivered in person at the Symposium in Newcastle. Candidates are asked to submit a signed précis of not more than 1000 words, including relevant references, outlining the proposed lecture.  The material need not necessarily comprise original investigative work nor does it need to be connected with the theme
of the event.

The Clinical Lesson Session Prize is an opportunity to deliver a lesson in General Internal Medicine and is open to Collegiate Members, Associates, Foundation Doctors & Medical Students of any of the 3 Royal Colleges (listed above) in the UK. Cases should be relevant to general medicine audience. These cases should be clinical cases, following a typical case report format, with clear lessons or learning points. If not selected to present as an oral presentation, abstracts may be selected as a poster presentation which also carries a prize for best poster and best student/foundation poster.

The deadline for both of the above prizes is 9am, Monday 4 December 2023. Further details about the above call for submissions can be obtained from trainees@rcpe.ac.uk

Full details on how to register and how to submit an abstract are available on the
College events page.

Title:               RCPE Hybrid Course:  27th Advanced Gastroenterology & Hepatology Course

Date:              Thursday 1 & Friday 2 February 2024

Audience:     This well-established, two-day course attracts trainees and consultants from across the UK and Globally. 

Remit:            The course will provide an update on the latest evidence base for the management and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver conditions presented by our expert speakers over the course of the two days including:

Acute upper GI bleeding 2022 UK Audit: an update// Gene-environmental interactions in IBD: are we making progress?// Clinical practice in 2024 – using new therapies wisely// The future of endoscopy in IBD// Primary biliary cholangitis:an update//Alcohol related liver disease//When is liver biopsy required//Iron overload//Acute liver failure and ACLF// Viral hepatitis// Palliative care in liver disease- can we do better

Register:        You can register per day for either in-person or online attendance.  Full details: 27th Advanced Gastroenterology & Hepatology Course | RCPE Events

Contact:        m.farquhar@rcpe.ac.uk