Date: Tuesday 31 October 2017
Time: 9.00am – 5.30pm
Venue: Clarke Willmott, Bristol
Clarke Willmott LLP invites you to join us as we explore different elements of acquired brain injury at our conference on Tuesday 31 October 2017, being held at our Bristol office. This year, with a focus on encephalitis, brain tumours and meningitis – brain injury acquired through non-traumatic causes – we shall consider the clinical background, the impact and the benefits of rehabilitation.
Co-sponsored by Outer Temple Chambers, the agenda for the day is as follows:
- 9.00am – Registration
- 9.30am – Introduction
- 9.40am- Mr Ven Iyer – Consultant Neurosurgeon and Clinical Lead Neuro-Oncology North Bristol NHS Trust
- 10.10am – Dr. Benedict Michael – NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology Liverpool and Harvard Universities – Infectious causes of Encephalitis
- 10.40am – Break
- 11.00am – Dr James Varley – Oxford University Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences – Autoimmune causes of Encephalitis
- 11.30am – Dr. Jessica Fish – Clinical Psychologist, Oliver Zangwill Centre – Holistic neuropsychological rehabilitation: Keeping the person at the centre
- 12.15pm – Dr. Ava Easton – CEO, The Encephalitis Society –
“Life after Encephalitis” survivor stories
- 12.45pm – Lunch
- 1.45pm – Jonathan Hand and Karatina Sydow – Outer Temple Chambers – Legal update
- 2.30pm – Lucy Anning – Lucy lives in Bath and suffered pneumococcal meningitis February 2015. She manages her after effects and works in a care home for the elderly. Before illness she was an intensive care nurse and had worked with trauma victims in Afghanistan
- 3.00pm – Break
- 3.20pm – Meningitis Research Foundation
- 3.50pm – Clarke Willmott LLP – Capacity issues
- 4.30pm – Close, followed by networking.
This event is suitable for clinicians, therapists, case managers, support workers and anyone who works with individuals in the acquired brain injury sector.
To register your interest in this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The cost to attend is a minimum suggested donation of £30.00. All proceeds will be given to The Encephalitis Society. We will provide details on how to pay when you register interest.