Friday 18 January 2019
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
2 CPD Points
Pain medicine is an essential health service in both primary and hospital settings. Acute and chronic pain,have a significant direct impact on healthcare costs and socio-economic burden in the UK.
Pain medicine management requires highly skilled and motivated staff, to deliver quality and innovative patient-focused services.
This meeting will inform and update aspiring and currently practicing pain clinicians, on current and future changes in the structure and organisation of pain services in England.
Current and future trends in pain management will be discussed, and their impact on the role of the pain specialist.
Delegates will have the opportunity to hear experts discuss ideas on early and established career management, streamlining personal and professional development, and integrating clinical research and quality improvement into routine clinical practice.
This event has been designed to educate and empower clinicians seeking to start or develop their career in pain medicine.
Dr Helen Laycock, Advanced Pain Medicine Fellow and Speciality Registrar in Anaesthesia and the national trainee representative for the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Royal College of Anaesthetists.
Dr Laycock was awarded an Imperial College Wellcome Research Fellowship in August 2013 and completed an NIHR portfolio study and a PhD in somatosensory and metabolic profiling of experimental burn injury associated pain models. She held an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship in the department of Anaesthetics, Pain Medicine and Intensive Care at Imperial College.
Dr Laycock graduated from Imperial College Faculty of Medicine (MBBS) in 2005 and has a BSc in Psychology, Psychiatry and Cognitive Neuroscience from Imperial College. Her clinical training has been within the London Deanery and anaesthetic training within the Imperial School of Anaesthesia.
Dr Laycock's current acute pain research interests are in burn injury associated pain and chronic pain research interests relate to diabetic neuropathy.
RSM members £18 - £30
Livestream only - RSM member: £10
Non-members £30 - £50
Livestream only - Non-member: £15
Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
Pain medicine in the NHS
Dr Ash Shetty, Consultant in neuro-anaesthesia and pain medicine, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Clinical research and quality improvement in pain medicine
Dr Helen Laycock, Clinical Lecturer, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Q & A session 1
Tea and coffee break
Getting started in pain medicine: Early career management
Dr Victoria Tidman, Consultant in anaesthesia and pain medicine, University College Hospital
Advanced career management in pain medicine
Dr Jeremy Weinbren, Consultant, Aaesthetics and Pain Medicine, The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Q & A session 2