About this event

  • Date and time Thu 29 Nov 2018 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Clinical Neurosciences

This meeting will provide delegates with essential knowledge and top tips, to enable safe and effective assessment and management of key neurological and neurosurgical conditions.

These conditions may arise, or need to be excluded in an acutely unwell patient, whether on a specialist ward, in the A&E department or during an on-call shift.

There will be formal presentations and panel sessions during which delegates may ask questions of the presenters, and networking opportunities over coffee and lunch.

We would like to thank our exhibitor Biogen.

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

topics include:
- Update on the effective assessment and management of key neurological and neurosurgical conditions which might arise or need to be excluded in an acutely unwell neurosurgical patient
- Current best practice, new developments and clinical trials in progress

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Emma Dalton, Council Member, Clinical Neurosciences Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Paediatric neurosurgery

Mr Alistair Jenkins, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Spinal neurosurgery

Mr Nick Carleton-Bland, Consultant General Neurosurgeon, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool

Vascular neurosurgery

Mr Chris Uff, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust

Neuro-oncology: Basics and recent advances

Mr Babar Vaqas, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Queen's Hospital, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Cranial neurosurgical emergencies

Mr Kevin Tsang, Consultant Neurosurgeon and Craniofacial Surgeon, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Spinal emergencies

Mr Matthew Crocker, Consultant Neurosurgeon, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Neuroradiology

Dr Maneesh Bhojak, Consultant Neuroradiologist, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

Acute neurology and neurocritical care

Dr Ari Ercole, Consultant in Neurosciences and Trauma Intensive Care Medicine, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

EEG essentials

Dr Robert Elwes, Consultant Neurologist, King's College London

Capacity, consent and do not attempt to resuscitate orders

Nadya Wolferstan, Partner, Hempsons

The Coroner’s Court

Professor Paul Marks, HM Senior Coroner, East Riding of Yorkshire and City of Kingston-Upon-Hull

Panel discussion
Closing remarks and end of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom