BIOS Stroke and Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day

  • 22 November 2013
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Queen's Hospital, Belvedere Road, Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Burton upon Trent
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  • Members of BIOS.
  • Practitioners who are not members of BIOS.

Registration is closed


Medical Education Centre, Lecture Theatre, Queen's Hospital (Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust), Belvedere Road

Burton upon trent, Staffordshire DE13 0RB  from 9am- 4pm.

Queens Hospital Burton on Trent

Cost £45 BIOS members/£90 non members


9.am - 9.45a.m Registration and refreshments

9.45 a.m Introduction and SIG update
Claire Howard, Highly Specialist Orthoptist, Salford                (Stroke and Neuro Rehab SIG Lead)

10a.m   Medical Management on the Stroke Unit
Dr Baskar Mukherjee FRCP (London) Consultant Stroke Physician
Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

10.35a.m Orthoptic Management of Stroke Patients
Tracey Shipman, Clinical Orthoptic and TBI Lead, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

11.10a.m  Stroke Pathway from A&E to the Stroke Unit, Thrombolysis and TIA
Pete Tari, Stroke Co ordinator, Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

11.45a.m  Communication and Swallowing Difficulties in Stroke Patients
Allyson Cartwright and Joanne Marshall, Speech/Language Therapists, Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

12.20p.m  Rehab Strategies on the Stroke Unit
Rachel Craft, Physiotherapy Team Leader for Stroke
Janine Gall, Occupational Therapy, Team Leader for Stroke

1p.m Lunch

1.45p.m Workshops focusing around commissioning of stroke services and "patient experiences"
Claire Howard, Stroke and Neuro Rehab SIG Lead
Dr Fiona Rowe, BIOS Research Lead and NIHR Fello

4p.m Close

The price includes refreshments and lunch on the day, but EXCLUDES overnight accommodation or travel costs. Cancellations maybe made up to two weeks before the event, if you discover that you cannot attend after that time, you may send another similar delegate in your place .

Pleae indicate any dietary or access requirements.

Organiser/further details from Karen Williams: mailto:Karen.Williams@burtonft.nhs.uk

British and Irish Orthoptic Society

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