The Queen Square One Day Advanced Stroke Neuroimaging Course (including mechanical thrombectomy)

The Queen Square One Day Advanced Stroke Neuroimaging Course (including mechanical thrombectomy) is open for applications and will be held on November 8th 2017 at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square. We had excellent feedback from last year. A review can be seen here:

The UCL Institute of Neurology Stroke Advanced Neuroimaging day

8 November 2017

All day

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London

13th Essential Neuro MRI Course- Liverpool Medical Institute- Sat 18th Nov 2017

One day intensive course in how to interpret MRI Brain & Spine   6 Cat 1 CPD

Organiser: Kumar Das (Consultant Neuroradiologist)

This course is aimed at providing the essential background required for basic interpretation of  MRI Brain/Spine for Clinicians and Trainees.

Topics covered will include MR physics, MR anatomy, Approach to reading MRI, Differential diagnoses in Brain/Spine, Artefacts, MR safety and Advanced applications- delivered by experts in the field.

Cost: £150 (includes extensive course material with over 500 images, lunch and refreshments)-Limited places.  95% of attendees rate it Good/Excellent.


Contact: Sam Pickup  Tel:0151 709 9125 or Email

18 November 2017

0830 to 1700

Liverpool Medical Institute

The Cambridge Thrombolysis in Acute Stroke Masterclass

This one-day Course has been developed by Addenbrooke’s Stroke Department and aims to improve the assessment and treatment of patients with acute stroke.
A mixture of lectures and small-group interactive scenarios providing hands-on experience to improve the assessment and treatment of patients with acute stroke. The emphasis is on learning through real-world scenarios with patient volunteers.

15 November 2017

0900 to 1600

Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Stroke Imaging Mini-Symposium

The Bristol Stroke Imaging Mini-Symposium will address the issue of patient stratification from a stroke clinician’s point of view, bringing together healthcare professionals, imaging scientists and basic and clinical neuroscientists to discuss the value and promise of advanced imaging data for improving stroke care.

21 September 2017

0900 to 1700

Dorothy Hodgkin Building, Bristol

Managing Cardiovascular Disease in Frail Older Patients

The British Geriatrics Society Cardiovascular Section has organised an event on 6 October 2017.

Cost: Registration Fees: £65 Consultant BGS Members / £95 non-BGS members / £35 Trainees & SpR’s

Call for Posters on any Cardiovascular topic – deadline 1st September 2017

Limited Travel Bursaries are available for trainees


07841 362 705

6 October 2017

0930 to 1600

Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG), London

Walking with Hemiplegia, Talking with Dysphasia

Join us to learn about stroke care and management during this exciting one day programme, organised by Dr Salim Elyas, Consultant Stroke Physician at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Exeter Medical School and Dr Martin James, Consultant Stroke Physician at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital and Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Exeter Medical School.

28 September 2017

8.45 to 5pm

Medical School Building, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust


The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency Annual Lecture: ‘Health and disease know no borders: why global health must survive political upheaval’ by Dr Jeremy Farrar OBE, Wellcome Trust, will now be held on Tuesday, 10 October 2017.

10 October 2017

5.30 to 9pm

Francis Crick Institute, London

RCPSG Managing Stroke 2017

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow have the 2017 date for their stroke conference confirmed.

It will be 20 September 2017

20 September 2017

0830 to 1645


BASP/UKNG Reperfusion Masterclass

An update on thrombolysis and thrombectomy, including criteria, trials, imaging and clinical cases.

5 category 1 external cpd credits approved

20 October 2017

9.45 to 1600

Principal Hotel, York

4th European Stroke Stroke Organisation Conference

The 4th European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2018) will facilitate learning, discussion, and exchange among European and international stroke specialists. Guided by the motto “The Voice of Stroke in Europe,” at the Conference you will learn about the latest clinical trials and developments in all areas of stroke management, treatment and prevention.

16 May 2018

3 day event

Gothenburg, Sweden


The BGS Autumn meeting will cover the latest scientific research and the best clinical practice in care of older people. Our ageing population is stimulating extensive NHS service redesign to deal with the challenge of caring for larger numbers of older people both in and out of hospitals. This conference will cover core areas of interest to all specialists responsible for the health care of older people in the United Kingdom.

22 November 2017

3 day meeting

ExCel, London


The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow

The 2017 date for our stroke conference confirmed.


It will be 20 September 2017 – full details and programme can be found here:

20 September 2017

0830 - 1645


Neuroradiology Workshop for Stroke Physicians

This is an interactive case based Neuro Imaging  course, the first of its kind for Stroke Physicians, whereby each delegate will have their own radiology workstation and be taught by neuroradiologists on how to interpret stroke imaging. There will also be a session on intra-arterial thrombectomy.


4 October 2017

Hilton Hotel, Canary Wharf, Londoin

UK Stroke Forum

12th UK Stroke Forum Conference

The UK’s largest multi-disciplinary conference for stroke care professionals

28 November 2017

3 Days

ACC Liverpool

Patients & Carers

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