Rheumatology 2013

Key information

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Rheumatology 2013 is focused on best practice in rheumatology. Sessions are designed with clear aims and outcomes, leading to effective and valuable learning opportunities for the whole rheumatology team.


The ICC, Broad Street, Birmingham, B12EA 

Who should attend?
The conference programme is varied and appeals to all healthcare professionals working with an interest in rheumatology, including:
  • Consultant rheumatologists
  • Doctors in training
  • Nurse specialists
  • GPs
  • Academics
  • Physiotherapists
  • Researchers
  • Scientists
  • Podiatrists
  • Students
  • Occupational therapists
  • Industry professionals

Benefits of the conference
The three day meeting promotes the latest science, research and treatment in rheumatology. At this year’s conference you will:

  • Keep up-to-date with the latest developments in rheumatology
  • Learn about the latest research from oral and poster abstracts 
  • Hear from experts on sports medicine, primary care and osteoarthritis
  • Benefit from the insight of professionals on topics such as rheumatoid arthritis, crystal arthritis, living with musculoskeletal disease, and epigenetics
  • Gain CPD accreditation
  • Discuss the issues surrounding commissioning and NHS changes
  • Meet colleagues from around the world and exchange ideas and advice
  • One day ‘essentials’ symposium preparing the rheumatologist for revalidation
  • Dedicated programme for rheumatology trainees, organised by trainees
  • Three day track devoted to allied health professions featuring standout sessions on topics such as reducing work absenteeism for those that suffer from musculoskeletal conditions and on how to get your work accepted as a conference abstract
  • One day programme for basic scientists Fascinating keynotes on the London 2012 Olympic Games; the new rheumatoid arthritis and lesson in rheumatology form extreme phenotypes and subtle genotypes
  • Lively coverage of pertinent issues on changes to the NHS