Update in medicine – Wessex will take place on Monday 30 September at Apollo Hotel, Basingstoke. This annual meeting will include an open forum with RCP president Professor Andrew Goddard along with a number of presentations from leading experts.Coming to Basingstoke in 2019, RCP’s Update in Medicine is a 1-day conference delivering sessions from leading clinicians and national experts, which look at the key challenges and issues facing physicians on healthcare, leadership, preservation of health and wellbeing and how to deliver better healthcare services.Programme highlightsspecialty developments for the non-specialistan open forum session with the Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP’s) president, Professor Andrew Goddard.improving the care of adolescent and young adult patients’medical room 101’RCP membershipRCP members benefit from discounted delegate rates at conferences, training and events. For more information on becoming a member please click here.ProgrammeDownloadProgramme highlightsThis year’s programme will cover areas including:Specialty developments for the non-specialistthe highs and dries of alcoholflying with respiratory diseasepleural diseaseanticoagulationspondyloarthropathiesneuroendocrine tumoursPanel Discussions: Open forum session led by Dr Andrew Goddard, RCP PresidentRoyal College of Physicians Turner-Warwick Lecture: Prize winning trainee lectureImproving the care of adolescent and young adult patients’Medical room 101′: the things we love to hateConfirmed speakersDr Harriet Gordon, consultant hepatologist, Royal Hampshire County HospitalDr Kevin McKinlay, consultant respiratory medicine, Royal Hampshire County HospitalDr Samal Gunatilake, consultant respiratory medicine, Royal Hampshire County HospitalDr Tamara Everington, consultant haematologist, Basingstoke and North Hampshire HospitalDr Wendy Holden, consultant rheumatologist, Basingstoke and North Hampshire HospitalDr John Ramage, consultant gastroenterologist, Basingstoke and North Hampshire HospitalProfessor Andrew Goddard, president, Royal College of PhysiciansDr Lorraine Albon, consultant endocrinology and general medicine, West Sussex Hospital