Conservative care for end-stage kidney disease, medical conference

Joint medical conference with the Renal Association, British Geriatrics Society and Association for Palliative Medicine

Thursday 6 December 2012
Venue: Royal College of Physicians
Location: London

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The UK has seen a growing emphasis on non-dialytic (conservative) management of end-stage renal disease - conservative care pathways have been developed and palliative care programmes put in place to support those on non-dialytic management. This one-day conference will present the evidence, limitations in evidence, and controversies surrounding conservative management and aims to provide delegates with an improved understanding of the current developments in conservative management of end-stage renal disease.

Why attend this conference?

  • Receive over 5 hours of clinical education and latest updates from the most cutting edge and newly completed research evidence - led by leading clinicians and academics in the field of nephrology and palliative care
  • The chance to work with an expert speaker panel to consider and critically assess recent developments in practice and identify the way forward for clinical practice and research
  • Take away practical information and messages that can be applied to your day-to-day practice on areas such as:
    • Decision-making – evidence and practice
    • Deciding when conservative care is the right treatment option
    • Lessons from the NHS Kidney Care projects
    • Challenging existing assumptions through wider international perspectives
  • View some of the most recent evidence from leading research teams in a dedicated poster session
  • The opportunity to network with your peers and experts in the field
  • Receive 6 CPD credits
  • A range of discounts available for, RCP members and fellows, and trainees.

Who should attend?

•Nephrologists and specialty trainees.
•Palliative medicine consultants and trainees.
•Geriatricians and specialty trainees.
•Specialist nurses in renal and palliative care medicine.
•Renal and palliative care allied health professionals.
•Researchers in care of the elderly and gerontolo

Organiser: Royal College of Physicians

Contact Person: Conference Department

Contact Email:

Contact Telephone: 020 3075 1252/1300/1436

CPD Code: 76156

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