Head and neck imaging refresher course 2019


Friday 8 February 2019


Venue Crowne Plaza Newcastle
Crowne Plaza Newcastle
Stephenson Quarter
Forth St
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Organised by

RSM Professionals , British Society of Head and Neck Imaging (BSHNI)


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about this event

Please note this meeting takes place in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

This one day course focusses on key areas of head and neck imaging, featuring leading radiologists and surgeons from across the UK.

The clinically orientated programme combines plenary style lectures and panel discussion with interactive case based workshops in order to provide high quality education for those wishing to consolidate and develop their knowledge and skills in head and neck imaging.

The event is based outside of London to facilitate better access for a wide range of trainees and consultants and is located in an outstanding hotel conference venue, directly alongside Newcastle Central Rail station.

Meeting topics

  • Imaging in the diagnosis of oral malignancy, jaw lesions and temporomandibular joint disease 

  • Key imaging features of facial trauma 

  • Common orbital pathologies and their imaging appearances 

  • Imaging and tissue sampling in salivary neoplasia 

  • Imaging for the diagnosis & management of salivary stones 

  • Participate in interactive discussion of clinical cases that demonstrate key salivary, oral and maxillofacial and orbital pathology

Key speakers

Dr Timothy BealeConsultant Head and Neck Radiologist, UCH London, ESHNR 2018 Congress President, Past President of BSHNI

Dr Steve Connor: Consultant Neuroradiologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, Past President of BSHNI

Miss Lucy Clarke: Consultant Oculoplastic Ophthalmologist, RVI Newcastle

Dr Elizabeth Loney: Consultant Head & Neck Radiologist, CDDFT, Past President of BSHNI)

Call for abstracts

Submission deadline:  Friday 7 December 2018
Prize: 1st Prize: £125 x 2 and 2nd Prize: £50 x 2 
Open to: All medical professionals (Radiologists and Non-Radiologists, Specialty Trainees and Consultants) 

You are invited to sumbit an abstract based on any topic relating to neck imaging of no more than 250 words (excluding title, authors and references) are welcomed. The best abstracts will be selected for poster presentation at this meeting
For more information contact: rsmprofessionals@rsm.ac.uk
To apply click here


HEE-NE trainees

Special rates have been secured for radiology, ENT and oral & maxillofacial trainees within the HEE-NE Deanery.  Delegates booking under this rate will have their eligibility checked with the Deanery and training programmes.  If you are found to be ineligible you will be required to make payment for the difference in costs

Early bird rates expire Thursday 20 December 2018


9.00 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.25 am


Dr Andrew McQueen, Consultant Radiologist, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


9.30 am

Tumors of the oral cavity: Diagnosis and post treatment imaging

Dr Nal Panditaratne, Consultant Radiologist, Halifax

9.50 am

Temporomandibular joint imaging: Tips and pitfalls

Dr Elizabeth Loney, Clinical Director of Radiology, County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

10.10 am

OPG/CBCT reporting: How I do it

Dr Chris Greenall, Cardiff

10.30 am

Panel discussion

10.45 am

Tea and coffee break


11.15 am

Facial trauma imaging

Dr Steve Connor, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London

11.35 am

Orbital masses: What the general radiologist needs to know

Dr Roger Laitt, Salford

11.55 am

Orbital emergencies: What the surgeon needs to know

Miss Lucy Clarke, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Newcastle

12.15 pm

Panel discussion




1.30 pm

Salivary masses part 1: How to image

Dr Youssef Mentias, Consultant Radiologist, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

1.50 pm

Salivary masses part 2: How to biopsy

Dr Andrew McQueen, Consultant Radiologist, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

2.10 pm

Salivary calculi: Diagnosis and management

Dr Bethan Thomas, London

2.30 pm

Panel discussion

2.45 pm

Announcement of poster prize winners

Dr Gitta Madani, Consultant Radiologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Dr John Robinson, Consultant Radiologist, Newcastle

2.50 pm

Closing remarks

2.55 pm

Tea and coffee break


Delegates will rotate around all three workshops


Oral and maxillofacial imaging

Dr Neil Heath, Consultant Dental and Maxillofacial Radiologist, Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust



Dr Julie Hall, Consultant Neuroradiologist, Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust


Salivary imaging

Dr Tim Beale, Consultant Radiologist, University College London Hospital

3.20 pm

Workshop rotation 1

3.50 pm

Workshop rotation 2

4.20 pm

Workshop rotation 3

4.50 pm

Close of meeting

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