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Information events and conferences
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.
- 17 January. GP Seminar on Back Pain and Sciatica. 33 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG. A focussed session for primary care professionals examining the clinical patterns of radicular compression and cauda equine syndrome with Mr Jonathan Hyam, Consultant Neurosurgeon at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. To register and for more information, click here.
- 13 February. Paediatric Neuro-Oncology Study Day. Education and Conference Centre, Stewart’s Grove, London SW3 6JJ. The day will update practitioners on current practice in managing this patient group and where possible the evidence base to inform practice. It will raise awareness of issues specifically related to children’s palliative care. Topics to include: overview of childhood brain tumours, treatment options available currently / new treatments on horizon, neurosurgical options, radiotherapy, nursing case study, supporting children with play therapy, psychological considerations, neuro rehabilitation patient experience. For more information and to book, click here.
- 7 March. The Neurological Exam Made Easy. 33 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG. A GP seminar with Dr Hadi Manji, Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, who will provide primary care professionals with guidance on how to conduct a thorough neurological examination within the confines of a GP surgery. For more information, click here.
- 3,4 and 5 May. Association of British Neurologists Annual Meeting. The ACC, Liverpool. Registration and call for abstracts will open 5 December 2016. Abstract deadline: 16 January 2017. Early bird registration deadline: 20 February 2017. For the programme, click here.
- 12 May. A Vision for Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Edinburgh, Scotland. Some of the highest prevalence rates of Multiple Sclerosis in the world are found in parts of Scotland and this one day conference will showcase the pioneering scientific research and development, as well as therapies, for Multiple Sclerosis which is taking place in Scotland. A key focus of the event is to encourage collaboration and discussion between patients, clinicians, academia and industry. For more information, click here.
- 7 and 8 June. European Neuro Convention. ExCeL, London. This two day convention is aimed at neurological professionals, researchers, clinicians and those working in neurology. The event will bring professionals from around the globe for an exciting convention that will include leading speakers, over 80 seminars, workshops, experts and the unique opportunity to try and test innovative solutios. For more information, check their website.
- 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.