This 1-day conference will see the launch of the updated RCP guidance on management of patients in prolonged disorders of consciousness.What you will learndiagnosis and management of VS and MCShuman and financial cost of VS/MCSpatient/carer perspectivesend-of life decisions and palliative care:impact of changes in the law regarding CANH withdrawalprocedures to replace court applicationadvance care planning and best interests decision making.practical experience of end-of-life care.A full programme will be available shortly.Who should attendclinicians and allied healthcare professionals of all disciplines who care for patients in prolonged disorders of consciousness (PDOC)service providerscommissioners of services for disability management and long-term carelegal practitioners and mediators involved in mental capacity and best interests decisions.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 Darryl de Prez, RCP director of development, at 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.