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The 21st Century Consultant: looking to the future

RCPE Evening Update Edinburgh

Date: Tuesday, 7 November 2017


Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
9 Queen Street


The 21st Century Consultant: Looking to the future
Following on from the success of last year, the Recently Appointed Consultants' Committee have organised their 2017 evening update.

This free meeting will look at the evolving role of the consultant, particularly relevant in this time of flux for the NHS. Talks will cover how to enhance your personal and professional development through reflection and appraisal, and how to seek out new roles and fulfil your potential.

The evening update is also being streamed live across the UK. To find out which sites have confirmed please see the 'Live Links' tab.


Stephanie Hough,
Education Co-ordinator,
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh,
9 Queen Street,

TEL: + 44 (0)131 247 3687
FAX: + 44 (0)131 226 6124

Email: rac@rcpe.ac.uk

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Tuesday 7 November

The 21st Century Consultant: Looking to the Future

Chair: Dr Marion Slater, Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary & Co-Chair, Recently Appointed Consultants' Committee


The changing role of the consultant: how will your job look over the next 20 years and how do we adapt?
Dr Wendy Watson, Consultant Physician & Diabetologist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary


Moving into management: the pros and cons and how to develop the right skills and experience
Mr Jim Mackey, Chief Executive, NHS Improvement


Professional success: how to use appraisal and revalidation to realise your perfect job
Mrs Janice Provan, Secondary Care Appraisal Lead, NHS Grampian


Panel discussion



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Evening Updates are free of charge.

Evening Updates are streamed live to a number of venues in the UK and overseas.

To attend at any site please book online. If you have a query about attendance at the College, or a general query about the programme, please contact the Education Co-ordinator.

For general queries about other venues please contact the venue directly using the details from the Live Links page.

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Further Info

This event is suitable for senior trainees and consultants of all levels. If you are unsure about eligibility, or the correct fee category, please contact the RCPE member of staff responsible for the event (see Fees page).

All relevant events are approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). A certificate of attendance with CPD information will be issued electronically to individual delegates via email. Please note - certificates can only be issued to attendees who have signed against their name on the CPD Register/Delegate List available at each event and completed feedback forms have been received.

Please note that on occasion event programmes may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

A professional photographer may be in attendance at this event. Photographs may be used by the College in digital and printed publicity material. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let a member of staff know at the registration desk.


As a listed building, the College has restricted disabled access. A wheelchair lift is provided at the rear of the College giving access to the Conference Centre and the main historic rooms, but not all of the smaller rooms used for educational events. For further information and assistance please contact the RCPE Co-ordinator responsible for the event.

An induction loop system is available in the conference centre and Great Hall

Accommodation and Directions to the College

The College has negotiated special rates with a number of local hotels.

Download pdf map and directions

Bicycle racks are available for cyclists at the door to 8 Queen Street. For access to further bicycle racks, please ask at reception.

Local walking routes

Three short walks can be enjoyed from the College. So if you are visiting us, why not explore the local area. Details can be found at Medal Routes.

Commercial Sponsorship

Many events are supported by commercial companies taking stand space. Health professionals and NHS managers are invited to visit the company stands during the breaks. Companies interested in sponsoring this, or other events listed on the Calendar, should contact the Co-ordinator responsible for the event.

Exhibitors/sponsors play no part in the planning or delivery of the event and the College has developed an Ethical Sponsorship Policy to support organising committees and committee chairs in their negotiations with potential commercial partners for education and other events.

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