2021 Conference Programme


2021 Conference Programme

The first look at our 2021 Conference Programme Preview! 

Managing hypertension – Prof Morris Brown, Professor of Endocrine Hypertension at Barts Heart Centre

Acute treatment of stroke // Stroke prevention in AF - Dr Kayvan Khadjooi, Consultant in Stroke Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge

GI Emergencies - Dr Sean Preston, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Royal London Hospital, Barts Health

Diabetic Emergencies - Dr Myuri Moorthy, Consultant Endocrinologist, Royal London Hospital

When is it safe to send a headache patient home? - Dr Salwa Kamourieh, Consultant neurologist at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London

Update on recreational drugs // Clinical Toxicology at the Front Door – Prof Paul Dargan, Consultant Physician and Clinical Toxicologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Acute Dermatology - Dr Rachael Morris-Jones, Consultant in Dermatology, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

New Therapeutics in T2DM - Prof Tahseen Chowdhury, Consultant in Diabetes, Royal London Hospital

VTE prevention in patients with Covid - Dr Susie Shapiro, Consultant Haematologist, Oxford Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre

Long COVID and the lungs - Dr Melissa Heightman, Consultant in respiratory medicine, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Syncope and other causes of collapse – Dr Polyvios Demetriades, University Hospital of North Midlands, Stoke-on-Trent

Acute Heart Failure – Prof Andrew Clark, Chair of Clinical Cardiology, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, Castle Hill Hospital, University of Hull

Sodium and potassium disorders, Prof Sunil Bhandari, Consultant in Nephrology at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Honorary Professor at Hull York Medical School

ECGs at the Front Door // Sinus Rhythm or Not? - Dr Simon Fynn, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge

Pocus for the General Physician – Dr Sarb Clare, Specialty Registrar in Intensive Care Medicine at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & Dr Chris Duncan, Acute Medicine Consultant and Deputy Medical Director, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust

Preoperative optimisation of older people prior to surgery - Dr Philip Braude, Consultant in Older People's Medicine, North Bristol Trust

Managing the patient with anorexia nervosa in the acute setting – Dr Vicky Vella, Associate Specialist in Emergency Medicine, Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Cardiac devices and pacing - an update for the generalist – Dr Jonathan Behar, Locum Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist, The Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Managing Parkinsons and Movement Disorders on the Wards – Dr Robin Fackrell, Consultant Physician & Specialist in Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders, Royal United Hospitals’ Bath NHS Foundation Trust

Managing the Dementia Patient in the Acute Hospital - Prof Rowan Harwood, Consultant Physician and Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust

PE - the challenges – Dr Robin Condliffe, Consultant physician, Sheffield Pulmonary Vascular Disease Unit, Royal Hallamshire Hospital

Medicines optimisation & polypharmacy – Dr Frances Bennett, SpR in Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics and General Internal Medicine, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Improving the hospital care of older people with fractures – Prof Opinder Sahota, Professor in Orthogeriatric Medicine & Consultant Physician at QMC, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Update on AKI - Dr Andrew Lewington, Consultant Renal Physician and Honorary Associate Professor at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Eye emergencies for medics – Dr Chris Leak, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Where clinical training is just the beginning!

Acute General Medicine is returning to the ExCeL this November! The team is busy putting together the most insightful programme yet - in addition, we'll deliver five new hands-on training features to (safely) deliver our attendees an irreplaceable in-person practical experience. 

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The 2021 programme will be led by world-class speakers from each clinical specialty below: 

Cardiology | Critical Care | Diabetes & Endocrinology | Elderly Medicine | Emergency Medicine | Gastroenterology | Haematology | Hot Topics | Medical Essentials | Neurology | Renal Medicine | Respiratory Medicine | Rheumatology 


At Acute & General Medicine you'll have complete flexibility to design your own itinerary of seminars from the above streams with hands-on training workshops.

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