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Agents of change – Spotlight on ED attendances

View Website →4 May 9:00 am - 4:30 pm - In Person|Virtual Event
RCEM CPD Approved

Event summary:

Why do people attend the Emergency Department? Is there anything we can do to reduce the number of people attending? What’s inequality got to do with it? Is the problem frequent attenders?

All these questions and more will be examined in this study day exploring emergency department attendances. Hear from top national and international experts on ED attendances and crowding, practical tips for EDs and policy interventions.

Learning objectives:

  • Gain a better understanding of the prevention and public health priorities in the context of unplanned emergency care
  • Develop ideas and showcase projects for local public health activities that align with these priorities
  • Identify some of the tools to implement public health interventions including through partnership working with other agencies


Domain 4: Capabilities in health promotion and illness prevention

SLO 11 – Participate in and promote activity to improve the quality and safety of patient care

SLO 12: Manage, administer and lead

GMC revalidation domains:

Domain 3: Communication, partnership and teamwork

Please note, the catering provided at this event will be meat-free as part of RCEM’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by 2040 or sooner, and as a founding member of the UK Health Alliance for Climate Change. Any dietary requirements that you specified on the registration form when you booked the event will be catered for, please look at for signs about this in the catering space or ask a member of staff if you are unsure.

Please note: Physical registration for this event will close by 23:59 on Thursday 27 April 2023 but may close earlier if capacity is reached and virtual registration will close 8 am on Thursday 4 May 2023.


4 May
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Royal College Of Emergency Medicine
Royal College of Emergency Medicine, Octavia House, 54 Ayres Street,
London, SE1 1EU United Kingdom
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+44 (0) 20 7404 1999
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Clinical Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Event Length
One Day
In Person, Virtual
CPD Approval
RCEM CPD Approved