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SMC Joint 42nd International Medical Conference – Research and Innovations in Medical Practice and Education, London, UK, 21 – 22 December 2023.





Reforms and advances in research and innovations have been occurring in medical practice and education globally for the past decades.   These have been as a result of advances in medical practice worldwide.  In addition, patients have become more informed about their health, and these have resulted in increased in demands and expectations, thereby bringing about the changing roles of the doctors and healthcare workers in society.  There are now needs for healthcare workers to be more involved in teaching and research, as well as in patient care.  Hence the conference on ‘Progress in Medical Practice and education’ will embrace many topics on the various issues affecting medical practice, research and education.  The provisional programme for the conference series can be found below:



Provisional Outline Programme

Thursday, 21 December 2023 (Day 1)


Registration Desk Open and Setting up the Posters and Exhibitors Stands





  • Welcome and Introduction to the First Day of the Conference Open
  • Advances in Research and Innovations in Medical Practice: Interactive Workshop
  • Primary Healthcare Matters

11:30 – 11:40

Tea/Coffee  Break

11:40- 13:00

  • Exploring the Trends and Issues in Common  and Emerging Cancers
  • Haematology, Stem Cell Transplantation and Blood Transfusion Medicine

 13:00 – 13:45



  • Evidence-based Medicine and Quality in Patient Care: A Practical Workshop
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery Matters

16:00 – 16:10

Tea/Coffee  Break


  • Co-morbidity and Chronic Diseases: A Practical Workshop
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issues
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

18:10 – 18:30

Discussion and Evaluations of the Various Issues of the Day



Friday, 22 December 2023 (Day 2)


Registration Desk Open




  • Workshops, Interactive and Short Presentations Sessions in Various Clinical and Educational Topics
  • Chronic Diseases and Co-morbidity Problems
  • Epidemiology, Social Medicine, Public Health and Global Health
  • Emergency Medicine Matters

 13:00 – 13:45



Issues in Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders


Psychiatry and Mental Health  Matters

15:45 – 16:45

Emerging Infectious Diseases

16:45 -16:55

Tea/Coffee  Break


Urology and Men’s Health Matters

17:30 -18:00

Paediatrics and Child Health Issues


Summary and Evaluations of the Proceedings


Close and End of Conference


TOTAL HOURS OF PROCEEDINGS, EXCLUDING REGISTRATION, TEA/COFFE BREAKS AND LUNCH:   18 Hours and 20 Minutes for two days (9 Hours and 10 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 Ana Lopez, Key Note Speaker, Mexico
  • Professor Joshua Godwin - Key Note Speaker,  UK
  • Dr Pawel Janowski, Speaker, Poland
  • Professor Angela Bailey, Speaker, USA
  • Dr Michael Harris, London, UK
  • Dr Luke Maher Coburn, Speaker, Ireland
  • Dr Nathan Connelly, Speaker, USA 
  • Dr Manahil Awad Elhaj, UAE
  • Dr Maria Kingsley-Godwin, Speaker, Bulgaria and UK
  • Professor Liam Williams, Speaker, Australia    
  • Dr Alexander Marks, Speaker, South Africa
  • Dr Miranda Owens, Speaker, Canada
  • And many more to be published at the conference.



Invited key note speakers and speakers are experienced researchers and scientists who have carried our in-depth studies in any branch of medicine and surgery, including all healthcare matters.


Please note that all invited speakers are required to submit Extended Abstracts of up to 1,200 words to reach us by 25 November 2023.


Please also note that the Joint Events Committee can grant extension of this deadline when there is a compelling reason to do so.  If extension is required, please send in request in writing via Email or letter to:












Joint SMC and IAHCP Conference Centre Venue

Thurrock, Essex, Near London, England, United Kingdom



The Joint SMC and IAHCP Conference Centre venue, Thurrock, Near London 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 Stanstead Airport and 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.


As one of the most largest and beautiful capital cities in the World, London has many attractions and historic sites for delegates and their families to see and enjoy.  Please come and join us in London, England to enjoy this conference with interesting scientific programmes, and entertainments for delegates, accompanying people and families.




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.






If you would like to participate in this well-established conference or present your work at the event, please complete and submit the abstract submission form below. 


You can also attend the event to take part in the proceedings and listen to the presentations as well.


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Deadline for Submission of Abstracts is 25 November 2023


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