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Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,

Neuroscience Conference, 28-29 March, Windermere,

Book in advance

Neuroscience Conference 01.14

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust - NeuroCare Cumbria

Friday, 28 March 2014 at 17:30 - Saturday, 29 March 2014 at 17:00 (GMT)

Windermere, United Kingdom

The first annual meeting will focus on main neurology topics; diagnosis, treatment and management of MS, Epilepsy, Headache and Parkinsons Disease. 

CPD points can be gained from attending this event. 2 points Friday 28th and 6 points for Saturday 29th.

The programme is as follows: 

Meals and refreshments are detailed in "more info" against each ticket type. Formal Dinner on Friday evening is business attire.

 If you would like to book a room please contact the English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues sale office (Clair Dickson  015394 39431). 

Friday, 28th March 2014 (Non Clinical)

17:00

Registration

18:00

Warm welcome – Dr. Chris Hallewell Medical Director Cumbria Partnership NHS FT

18.15

Formal Dinner

19:30

Reflections of a Northumbrian Neurologist - Lord Walton of Detchant 

20:10

Meeting the Challenge of Long Term Conditions: Does the new NHS promote or hinder cooperation and integration? - Professor David Hunter

20:50

Open Discuss Forum – Join the senate of invited local and national experts, academics, business experts and clinicians. To dicuss current NHS reform, commissioning arrangementand impacts on NHS services.

Saturday, 29th March 2014 (Clinical)

9:00

MS service in Cumbria – Dr. David Footitt 

9:45

Coffee break 

10:15

Headache service in Cumbria – Dr. Jitka Vanderpol

10:45

Rare TACS / Neurostimulation – Dr. Manjit Matharu

11:30

Neurophysiology service in Cumbria – Dr. Steven Coates

12:00

Lunch

13:00

Parkinson’s disease service in Cumbria – Dr. Jim George

13:45

Parkinson’s disease in community – Dr. Uma Nath

14:30

Coffee break

15:00

Epilepsy service in Cumbria – Dr. Zoltan Kaliszky

15:30

Neuroscience research in Cumbria

16:00

Closing remarks – Dr. David Footitt

 

If you would like to book a room please contact the English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues sale office (Clair Dickson  015394 39431) for the conference rate B&B 

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust - NeuroCare Cumbria

The Department of Neurology in Penrith is a highly integrated department of adult neurologists who specialize in diagnosis and treatment of the conditions and diseases affecting the nervous system. Department works in a close collaboration with the renowned neuroscience departments in The Walton Centre in Liverpool, Royal Victoria Informary (RVI) in Newcastle and Neurology department in Preston.

Dr Steve Coates is joing the neurology team on the 1st of June as Consultant Neurophysiologist. He will be doing electrophysiological studies countywide which will reduce the time and travel for our patients.

Judith Brassington, a Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Specialist Nurse from Cumbria, has won the national ‘My Super Nurse Award 2012' - receiving the most nominations from patients of all the nurses involved.

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