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Information events and conferences in 2017

Events and conferences for patients, carers, healthcare professionals and students... We keep an eye on the calendar to let you know about upcoming neurology related events. 


  • 14th. Brain Injury Conference. The Showroom, Tritton Road, Lincoln. This conference organised by Headway Linconlshire will follow a patient's journey from a road traffic collision through to rehabilitation. The event includes speakers from the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance, East Midlands Trauma Centre, ULHT Neurological Rehabilitation, LPFT Neuropsychology, Langleys solicitors and a brain injury survivor. For more information, please contact Anne-Marie Smith at info@headwaylincolnshire.org.uk
  • 16th. Life after SAH - a half-day day workshop for patients and carers. Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1HT. This event, organised by Brain & Spine Foundation, will be facilitated by two expert speakers with experience in working with people affected by neurological problems. It will also provide an informal setting for people affected directly or indirectly by subarachnoid haemorrhage not only to ask questions to the speakers but also to interact and exchange information with each other. To book tickets for the event, click here
  • 28th-29th. Finding Strength: Challenges and Opportunities for Patients with Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders. John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh. This annual national conference provides an opportunity for health professionals with an interest in palliative care to hear from experts in their field. For more information, click here


  • 12th -14th. Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference & Exhibition. The Arena and Convention Centre, Liverpool. This conference will showcase the latest clinical and policy developments across the UK and bring together an impressive range of national and international speakers. For more information, click here


  • 1st. Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression Study Day. The Christie, Manchester, M20 4BX. An opportunity to better understand how to manage patients with suspected or confirmed metastatic spinal cord compression throughout the pathway.  Discussion topics include red flags, the coordinator service, management and rehabilitation. The day is suitable for health professionals in all settings where patients with MSCC may present. For more information and to register, please click here.

Ongoing Events

  • Ongoing: Lab Tours with Brain Tumour Research. A lab tour is a great opportunity to see the interesting and valuable research taking place in the Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence. You will be able to ask questions about the research and understand how the work undertaken is getting us closer to a cure. 

For more neuroscience related events, you can also check the British Neuroscience Association website or the Dana Foundation, which features neuroscience events around the world. 

Want to feature your event here? Contact us at info@brainandspine.org.uk or contact our website editor, Aaron, directly at aaron.bailey-athias@brainandspine.org.uk.