Be a part of the future of medicine

Innovation in Medicine 2018 marks the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP’s) 500th anniversary, delivering a programme that not only reflects on the tremendous progress made in medicine, across all 30 medical specialties, but looks sharply and boldly to the future.

Reasons to attend

More interactive sessions

Meet leading international speakers hand-selected by over 30 specialist, UK societies

High quality programme

NEW - An opportunity to look at the future of digital health and how smart technology can assist patient outcomes

Learn form your peers

Collaborative conversations and interactive sessions between leading physicians, attendees and industry

Health services

Get the latest clinical updates while also discussing the broader issues in healthcare today. 12 CPD points

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Access to hands-on learning experiences which will be useful to you day to day

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Your chance to network and learn from your peers and leading clinicians and researchers of our time

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Celebrate the RCP’s 500th anniversary and its contribution to medicine

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RCP brings together over 30 specialist societies presenting their innovations

Programme – 12 CPD Points

The programme is designed for generalists and specialist alike and includes:

Clinical concurrent sessions 1

Clinical track 1

Clinical concurrent sessions 2

Clinical track 2

Quality improvement, education and professionalism

Quality improvement, education and professionalism

Broader themes

Broader themes

Practical hands on sessions

Practical hands on sessions

Guest Speaker

Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Topic: The future of healthcare



“Many thanks for a fantastic conference. It offered much more than I was expecting, and enjoyed it from open to close.” – Dr Michael Waller, Imperial College London

“I enjoyed emphasis on today’s NHS and how we as doctors can improve things.” – Dr Stephen Bentley, Warrington Hospital

“Various different topics and presentations. Clinical and non-clinical balance very good.” – Dr Ambar Basu, Royal Bolton Hospital

“Running parallel sessions broadened the choice, I found the content of the conference really excellent.” – Dr Sabry Talab, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

“Great variety, with a mixture of politics, policy and clinical.” – Dr Rachel Foster, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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The venue

To accommodate the special programme of events for the RCP’s 500th anniversary, Innovation in Medicine 2018 will be held at the prestigious ExCeL conference centre in London. London is a vibrant location that draws on centuries of history and hosts many of the world’s leading medical institutions.

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