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SMC Joint London Medical Conference August 2023



SMC Joint Sponsored 58th International Medical Conference - Progress in Medical Practice and Education in the Changing World, London, UK, 7 – 10 August 2024



Promoting Excellence in Patient Care and Education in the 21st Century.


The conference includes free medical education meetings for healthcare professionals from Thurrock area, Essex, UK.



Major challenges continue to occur in Medical Care and Education Worldwide. There are increasing external and internal pressures to improve the quality of patient care, education and research performances of health professionals. Hence the conference on ‘Maintaining Challenges in Medical Practice and Education’ will embrace these challenges.


The format of the conference includes key note speaking/lecture, presentations of research or projects carried by delegates from different parts of the World, workshops, and interactive sessions for all delegates to participate in, and learn together in an informal environment.  There are also plenty of opportunities for networking and making new friends.  The Provisional Programme can be found below.




Provisional Outline Programme

Wednesday 7 August 2024 (Day 1)

Friday, 9 August 2024 (Day 3)


Registration Desk Open


Registration Desk open




Setting up the Posters and Exhibitors Stand

Welcome and Introduction to the First Day of the Conference Open Lecture on Progress in Medical Practice and Education in the 21st Century




Session 3: Key Short presentations in Parallel Sessions in various Medical Research Projects

Ethical and legal Practicalities in Healthcare

Progress in Primary Health Care




Rheumatology and Orthopaedic Matters


Session 1: Pre –Conference Workshops/Plenaries


Cardiovascular Diseases Management


Issues in Medical Education-various Topics




Emergency Medicine Matters

Comorbidity Issues


Surgical Methods of Human Diseases


Evidence-based Medicine and Quality in Patient Care 

Haematological Diseases and Oncology


Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders


Dealing with Disasters and Conflicts

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Issues

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Rehabilitation Medicine and Physical Therapy

Thursday 8 August 2024 (Day 2)

Friday 10 August 2024 (Day 4)


Registration Desk Open


Registration Desk Open


Session 2: Key Short presentations in Parallel Sessions-various Clinical and Educational Topics


Session 4: Short Presentations in Parallel Sessions


Advances, New Technology  and Innovations in Medicine


General Internal Medicine Matters


Emerging Infectious Diseases and COVID-19 Issues






Progress in Respiratory Diseases Management


Psychiatry and Mental Health Matters


Tropical Diseases and Rural Medicine

Paediatrics and Child Health Matters

Neurology and Neurosurgery Matters

Community Medicine Issues


Epidemiology, Social and Public Health Medicine


Summary and Evaluation


Progress in Paediatrics and Child Health

Urology and Men’s Health

Nephrology and Kidney Diseases







TOTAL HOURS OF PROCEEDINGS AND TRAINING, EXCLUDING REGISTRATION, TEA/COFFE BREAKS AND LUNCH:   32 Hours and 30 Minutes for four days (8 Hours and 7+ Minutes Per Day). 




Speakers on the Conference


The conference attracts speakers from all branches of medicine and healthcare, including researchers and health workers that have carried out innovative work in various disciplines.  Some of the speakers include:





Professor Daniella Kingsley Chief Key Note Speaker, UK

Professor Joshua Godwin - Key Note Speaker, UK

Professor Samuel, New York, USA

Dr Jennifer Wellesley, London, UK

Dr Sarah Johnson, London, UK

Dr Elisaveta Nencheva, Bulgaria 

And many more to be published at the conference.







Joint SMC and IAHCP Conference Centre Venue

Premier Inn

Stonehouse Lane

Purfleet , Essex RM19 1NS, Near London, England, UK



The Joint SMC and IAHCP Conference Centre venue, Premier Inn Thurrock West is handy for some of the UK's biggest shopping centres not to mention central London. The M25 is only a couple of miles away making it easy to reach tourist attractions and business venues. Guests and families can go into central London and Greater London to some must-see venues like Madame Tussauds or the London Eye, or shop in the West End or at Lakeside Shopping Centre (one mile away) or Bluewater shopping Centre (5 miles away) or Grays Town Centre (about three miles away). Arena Essex Raceway is easily accessed too from the hotel. Hence the hotel - venue offer easy access to London and is close to Brands Hatch Racing Circuit. The hotel offers a restaurant and a comfy bed for a good night's sleep.  There is also free car park for delegates for the conference and guests.  Delegates can also access the hotel-venue from Stanastead Airport, Southend Airport, which are closer.  The other London Airports, including Gatwick, Heathrow and Luton Airports are also accessible through public transport or shuttle/taxi rides.




Important Notice about the Venue:  


Please note that there may be a possibility that this event can be held online via ZOOM depending on the situation with the COVID - 19 Pandemic and other infectious diseases, including other factors at the time of the conference.  In which case, updated information will be published on this page.




As one of the leading World Holiday Resorts, London, England boasts numerous attractions and sites for plenty of fun for both adults and children.  Please come and join us in London, England, UK to enjoy this conference, which promises interesting scientific programmes, and entertainments for delegates, accompanying people and families.



The Conference and educational meetings are accredited by various professional bodies.  So participants will receive attendance certificates, including Continuous Medial Education (CME) and Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Certificates.  The CME and CPD points are between 24 to 84 points depending on number of sessions attended.



Abstract Submission:  


You can submit your abstract(s) as word (s) document (s) attached to an Email message to:


Please note that your abstract can be up to 400 words.


Please note that all submitted and accepted abstracts will be published in the Conference official Book of Proceedings, with ISSN and available in the British Library and other libraries internationally.


Participants would also have the opportunity of publishing their full papers in one of the Association's Medical Journals.


The deadline for submissions of abstracts is 5th June 2024.



Please send your abstract (s) as word document (s) attached to an Email message to:




If you would like to participate in this dynamic conference, please complete and submit the conference interest form below so that the conference brochure, registration and abstract submission form (in case you also wish to present your work at the conference) can be sent to you.


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Please note that this early payment rate will last up till 30th April 2024.  From 1 May 2024, the payment rates will be increased.




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