Event Categories: Events

Start date: 23rd November 2017

End date: 24th November 2017

Location: Crieff Hydro Hotel, Strathearn House, Ferntower Rd, Crieff PH7 3LQ

Date: 23-24 November 2017


Applications are invited for these annual awards made by SHARP, the Scottish Charity dedicated to providing high quality education and raising standards of the management of cardiovascular disease. Please submit an abstract outlining a recent research/audit project or clinical audit / service improvement with relevance to cardiovascular disease including diabetes.

Free registration to the conference and to the Scottish Lipid Forum session on Thursday morning will be provided to those who have been shortlisted. The four best abstract authors will be chosen to give oral presentations at the SHARP Annual Scientific Meeting on Friday 24th November.

Date: 7th October 2017

Location: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

This free symposium is designed to give people a greater insight into a career as a physician and information regarding the training process and changes to the training programme currently underway. Workshops include tips for postgraduate interviews, insight into out of programme research or experience programmes, top tips for foundation year trainees who are considering a career in medicine and tips for getting published.

It is aimed at core medical trainees, foundation year doctors, medical students and also those outside formal training. Delegates will also have the opportunity to meet with trainees and consultants from a wide range of different specialties who will offer a real insight into each individual specialty as well as answer questions and give guidance on the day.

Start date: 26th October 2017

End date: 27th October 2017

Location: Drumossie Hotel, Inverness


Speakers for the event include:

  • Dr Fraser Gibb – Diabetes and Technology
  • Dr John Paul Leach – Update on diagnosis and management of epilepsy
  • Dr Peter Reid – Toxic substances and the lung
  • Dr Andrew Seaton – National antibiotic prescribing strategy
  • Dr Pauline Wilson – Remote and rural medicine
  • Dr Martin Wilson – Frailty in the elderly population
  • Our 2017 Fitzgerald Peel Lecture will be given by Professor Stuart Ralston on ‘Advances in the management of bone disease.’

Call for Abstracts:

The call for abstract submissions is now open! Abstracts are invited for this meeting for poster or podium presentation. SSP welcomes work on any clinical, scientific or service topic from the breadth of general medicine and its subspecialties, as well as on topics such as patient safety, quality improvement and clinical audit.

The best presenter will be awarded the prestigious Fitzgerald Peel Prize. There are also prizes available for the best poster and best student poster.

The deadline for submissions is now extended until Wednesday 9 August 2017.

To find the abstract submission form and more information on how to submit an abstract, please visit the link below.


To book your place, find out information about submitting an abstract, accommodation, travel and see the full programme please visit the link below.


If you have any queries about the fees, please contact the SSP office on ssp.admin@rcpe.ac.uk

Start date: 29th September 2017

End date: 30th September 2017

Location: Crieff Hydro Hotel, Strathearn House, Ferntower Rd, Crieff PH7 3LQ

SCS 25 Year Anniversary Meeting 2017

Places still available for the event!


  • Dedicated training session
  • Cells and Assist Devices- the way forward in advanced heart failure by Professor Stephen Westaby
  • Scientific Sessions
  • Anniversary sessions including talks from the original presenters of the first SCS meeting
  • Case Presentations
  • The 2017 Guest Lecture will be delivered by Professor John McMurray

To register your place, find the full programme and for further information, please visit the link below:



If you are interested in joining the SCS please visit our membership pages on the website for more information.


The discounted rate for the Crieff Hydro Hotel has now ended. Please contact the venue for any other rooms available.

There are also a number of local hotels, bed and breakfasts and AirBnb options available. Please check external booking sites for more information.

For any queries please contact scs.admin@rcpe.ac.uk

Start date: 8th June 2017

End date: 9th June 2017

Location: RCPSG, 232 - 242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ

Please see the attached flyer for information on the programme and registration fees.

Date: 21st June 2017

Time: 09:00-17:00

Location: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

  • High quality lectures on top tips for interviewers and interviewees, putting quality improvement into practice, patient opinion and job satisfaction and more!
  • Excellent breakout sessions which discuss managing performance, patient consent, collaborating with managers, patient safety and much more!
  • Information on how the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh supports recently appointed consultants

For the full programme, further details and to register, visit http://events.rcpe.ac.uk/events/467/life-as-a-consultant-potential-challenges-and-practical-solutions

Early bird discount closes Tuesday 23 May 2017.