The 16th National Medicine for
Old Age Psychiatry Conference
We return after three years away - March 6th & 7th, 2023
We are delighted to welcome and host a selection of the UK's top speakers and KOLs to deliver lectures around some of the most common medical takes and topics Old Age Psychiatrists experience in their daily clinical practice.

This packed two-day event will, once again, be hosted at the superb facilities 20 Cavendish Square, at the heart of London's West End.

The full programme is below and builds on our experiences from the previous 15 meetings and, given the world we have all lived in over the past 2 plus years, we are expecting a fantastic response to the conference.

We are continuing to hold the delegate fee at £499 for the two days and 12 CPD points will be available to all attendees.

To book your place simply click the REGISTER NOW button.

Any Questions?
Then don't hesitate to contact the Old Age Psychiatry Team … here.

We look forward to welcoming you back in 2023 and to one of the UK's leading Old Age Psychiatrists Conferences for two great days of debate and information exchange.

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Location
20 Cavendish Square, London
W1G 0RN
Date & Time
March 6 & 7 2023

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Day one - March 6th
9.20 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION 
Dr Suhana Ahmed & Dr Tom Dixon 
Conference Programme Planners
 
9.30 CARDIOLOGY NEW TOPICS
Psychotropic medications, acetylcholinesterase inhibitors & memantine
Management of hypertension. Heart failure, diagnosis & treatment
Recent advances in management of IHD
Dr Fadi Jouhra, Consultant Cardiologist
 
10.30 Questions and Answers 
 
10.50 Refreshments & Exhibition Viewing
 
11.15 ALCOHOL MISUSE; IN THE OLDER PERSON  NEW LECTURE
Physical health complications; including pancreatitis, neuropathy, liver disease
Case studies from the general ward
Management of Wernicke’s and withdrawal on the ward
Dr Rhonda Sturley Consultant Trauma/Orthogeriatrician and Physician
 
12.15 Questions and Answers
 
12.30 Lunch Break & Exhibition Viewing
 
13.30 PAIN IN THE ELDERLY
Practical advice on pharmacological & non-pharmacological approaches
Current theories regarding pain perception
Chronic Pain
Dr Jo Preston, Consultant Geriatrician
 
14.15 Questions and Answers
 
14.30 Refreshments & Exhibition Viewing
 
15.00 OSTEOPOROSIS & BONE HEALTH NEW LECTURE
Recent advances in the management of Osteoporosis
Management of Osteoarthritis
When to refer for further investigation
Dr Iain Wilkinson, Consultant Orthogeriatrician
 
15.45 Questions and Answers
 
16.00 SLEEP DISORDERS IN THE ELDERLY
Nature of sleep disorders in the elderly
Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management
Current theories of the physiology of sleep
Dr Hugh Selsick, Consultant in Sleep Medicine
 
16.45 Questions and Answers
 
17.00 ST MAGNUS & ST MARTHA'S Drinks Reception
Day two - March 7th
9.20 WELCOME AND RECAP OF DAY ONE
 Dr Suhana Ahmed & Dr Tom Dixon 
Conference Programme Planners
 
9.30 PARKINSON’S DISEASE NEW TOPICS
Assessment, diagnosis & management
Neuropsychiatric features, Physical examination
Parkinson’s plus syndromes
Dr Lucy Strens Consultant Neurologist and joint Clinical Lead for PD
 
10.30 Questions and Answers 
 
10.50 Refreshments & Exhibition Viewing 
 
11.15 OPHTHALMOLOGY NEW LECTURE 
Common ophthalmic conditions in the elderly 
Cataracts & Glaucoma
Macular Degeneration
Mr Dilogen De Alwis, Consultant Ophthalmologist
 
12.15 Question and Answers 
 
12.30 Lunch Break & Exhibition Viewing
 
13.30 RENAL DISEASE
Clinical features of renal disease in the elderly
Lithium and the kidney, dialysis in the elderly
Management of AKI and CKD
Dr David Makanjuola, Consultant Nephrologist
 
14.15 Questions and Answers 
 
14.30 GASTROENTEROLOGY & NUTRITION NEW LECTURE
Managing and investigating weight loss
Improving nutrition in the elderly
Refeeding syndrome
Dr Louise Hogh, Clinical Director of Elderly Care
 
15.15 Questions and Answers 
 
15.30 Conference Goodbyes and Close

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