About this event

  • Date and time Tue 11 Jul 2023 from 1:00pm to 7:05pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Clinical Neurosciences

During this event, a series of expert speakers will provide attendees with a comprehensive review and specialist insight into the following neurological conditions: epilepsy, intracranial tumours, visual disorders, demyelination, autonomic disorders and cerebrovascular disease.

The topics covered in this meeting will prepare neurology trainees for their completion of training as well as educate existing specialists on recent developments and trends.

Attendees will be able to understand:

  • To recognise the varieties of epilepsies and their treatment 
  • Understand the major intracranial tumour types and their management 
  • Understand the diagnosis and treatment of autonomic disorders 
  • To expand knowledge on cerebrovascular disease, demyelination and visual disorders to consultant level 

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Jonathan Hyam, President, Clinical Neurosciences Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Session 1

Chair: Dr Jonathan Hyam

Epilepsy and loss of consciousness

Dr Talal Fael Al-Mayhani, Neurologist, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Intracranial tumours

Mr Babar Vaqas, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Queen’s Hospital NHS Trust

Transient visual loss

Dr Gordon Terence Plant, Honorary Associate Professor, University College London, Consultant Neurologist, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Tea and coffee break

Session 2

Chair: Dr Jonathan Hyam

Nerve root compression in degenerate spine for neurologists

Dr Jonathan Hyam

Disorders of the autonomic nervous system

Dr Valeria Iodice, Clinical and Academic Lead, Autonomic Unit, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

A review of case series in cerebrovascular disease

Dr Chinedu Maduakor, Consultant Vascular Neurologist, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Croydon University Hospital

Closing remarks

Dr Jonathan Hyam

Close of meeting


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

Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on 11 July 2023. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

The agenda is subject to change at any time 

If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenters and RSM's discretion. 

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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