Scottish Society of Physicians Annual Meeting

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The Scottish Society of Physicians is holding its 60th Annual Meeting at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in November.

The Keynote Lecture entitled ‘Lung cancer – past, present and future’ will be delivered by Professor Marianne Nicolson, Consultant Oncologist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

Other speakers include:

  • Dr Michael Williams, Consultant Hepatologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh – Liver transplantation in Scotland
  • Dr Rahat Maitland, Consultant Endocrinologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Glasgow – Acute medical emergencies in pregnancy
  • Professor Opinder Sahota, University of Nottingham – Managing older patients with fracture
  • Dr Susan Nimmo, Consultant Anaesthetist and Acute Pain Specialist, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh – Acute pain on medical wards
  • Dr Euan Sandilands, Consultant Toxicologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh – Best practice in acute poisoning
  • Dr Kevin Blyth, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Glasgow – Pleural disease
  • Dr Jennifer Logue, Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow – Strategies to promote weight loss
  • Professor David Newby, Professor of Cardiology, University of Edinburgh – Valvular heart disease

Full information about the event can be found here and there are discounted fees for all doctors in training.

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