This 1-day conference will use interactive case-based seminars to explore target prescribing and preventing polypharmacy as well as reviewing broad strategies for de-prescribing.What you will learnThe scope of the problem surrounding over-prescribing inlcuding the costs to the NHS and the main types of drugs involved.Why prescribe the drug in the first place? The problem with guidelines.Tools in deprescribing: how to help clinicians in practice.Tackling analgesic, sedative and psychoactive drug dependence.Over-use of corticosteroids.Tackling over-prescribing and inappropiate use of other drugs.A full programme will be available shortly.Who should attendGeneral physicians and trainees across all specialties.If you are in LTFT we offer discounts on a case by case basis, please contact for further information.Sponsorship and exhibitionFor information on sponsorship and exhibition opportunities please contact RCP membershipRCP members benefit from discounted delegate rates at conferences, training and events. Become a member today and join our community of 36,000 physicians around the world.