About this event

  • Date and time Thu 28 Nov 2019 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Clinical Neurosciences

The meeting will provide you with essential knowledge and top tips for the prompt, safe and effective assessment and management of key neurological and neurosurgical conditions.

These conditions are likely to arise or need to be excluded in an acutely unwell patient, whether you are stationed on specialist neurology, stroke or neurosurgical ward, in the A&E department or during a medical or surgical on-call shift.

Topics you will cover: 

  • Knowledge of the effective assessment and management of key neurological and neurosurgical conditions which might arise or need to be excluded in an acutely unwell patient
  • Learn about current best practice and new developments in neurological and neurosurgical management
  • Legal updates, such as; ceilings of care and best interests

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 27 November 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Trainee RSM Retired Fellow RSM Student
£110.00 £54.00 £54.00 £54.00 £30.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£183.00 £90.00 £90.00 £50.00

Agenda

View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Miss Emma Dalton, Clinical Neurosciences Section Council

Session one: The medical patient

Acute neurology and neurocritical care

Dr Ari Ercole, Consultant in Neurointensive Care, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Neuro-ophthalmology

Dr Gordon Plant, Consultant Neurologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Neuroradiology

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

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Session two: To treat or not to treat?

Palliative care: What to treat, when and how?

Dr Philip Lodge, Consultant, Palliative Medicine, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Ceilings of care and best interests (including University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust v HB [2018] EWCOP 39)

Mr Bertie Leigh, Consultant, Hempsons Solicitors

Panel discussion
Lunch

Session three: The neurosurgical patient

Paediatric neurosurgery

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

Hydrocephalus

Mr Laurence Watkins, Consultant Neurosurgeon, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Tea & coffee break
Spinal neurosurgery

Mr Nicholas Carleton-Bland, Consultant General Neurosurgeon, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

Functional neurosurgery Professor Ludvic Zrinzo

Professor Ludvic Zrinzo, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Neurosurgical emergencies

Professor Mark Wilson, Consultant Neurosurgeon, St Mary’s Hospital, London

 

Panel discussion
Closing remarks

Location

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

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