3 May 2018

All day

Forest Pine Hotel, Broughton, North Lincs

Thrombectomy Symposium

The focus of the meeting will be latest evidence and future directions, as well as, the national challenges for thrombectomy implementation across the country.

14 May 2018

All Day

Charing Cross Hospital, London

The Cambridge Thrombolysis in Acute Stroke Masterclass

The Cambridge Thrombolysis in Acute Stroke Masterclass
A full day course aimed at trainees (ST-3 and above) and Consultants in General Medicine, Stroke Medicine, Geriatrics and Emergency Medicine and nursing staff involved in the care of stroke patients.
6th June 2018:
6th November 2018:

Best wishes,

Mx August (Tas) Ashworth | Simulation Centre Course Administrator
(pronouns: they/them/their – their working hours are 8.00 – 16.30, Monday – Thursday and 8.00 – 16.00 on Friday)

6 June 2018

Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

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


We are running the first Royal College of Physicians (RCP) trainees conference on Friday 20th April 2018. The programme for this event was designed by RCP’s Trainees Committee and will deliver interactive multi-stream content that will cover both clinical and non-clinical perspective, and will feature case-based sessions on how to progress in your career. Please find attached a copy of the digital conference flyer for further details.

Caroline Ashmore-Nardi| Events Assistant
Conference Department | Royal College of Physicians
11 St Andrews Place | Regent’s Park | London NW1 4LE
Direct line +44 (0)20 3075 2389 | | facebook | twitter | linkedin

28 April 2018



Northern Ireland Stroke Conference 2018

Join over 250 stroke care professionals from across the UK and Ireland to learn the latest updates in stroke research and service development. The 7th Northern Ireland Stroke Conference takes place 12 June 2018 in Belfast.

The conference highlights are:

• Be part of the debate with key players to shape the Northern Ireland stroke agenda
• Gain an MDT perspective and network with colleagues from across the whole care pathway
• Learn new ideas to improve your practice Hear stroke survivor perspectives
• Discover the latest industry developments and innovations in the exhibition
• Showcase your work by submitting an abstract

Early bird rates start from just £62.


12 June 2018



Choosing Wisely UK Conference

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that Choosing Wisely UK will be holding a day conference to mark the publication of the second round of recommendations and the new ‘top questions to ask your dr’.

This will be held at the Royal College of Anaesthetists, Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4SG from 930-1500. It is open to those who have been involved in Choosing Wisely, have an interest in it or would like to implement it at a local level. It’s free to attend and you can register here:

We have a range of excellent speakers including:

Dame Professor Sue Bailey – Chair, Choosing Wisely UK

Prof Tim Briggs – Chair, GIRFT (Getting It Right First Time)

Dr Catherine Calderwood –  Chief Medical Officer of Scotland

Dr Wendy Levinson – Chair, Choosing Wisely Canada and Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

Celia Ingham Clark MBE – Medical Director for Clinical Effectiveness, NHS England

Dr Angela Coulter – Health Policy Analyst and Researcher (patient and public involvement)

Kind regards

Joan Reid

10 Dallington Street

London, EC1V 0DB


T+ 020 7490 6810

F+ 020 7490 6811






15 June 2018

9.30am to 3pm

Royal College of Anaesthetists, Red Lion Square, London

8th Essential Stroke Imaging Course

Organiser: Kumar Das (Consultant Neuroradiologist).

Intensive 1 day course aimed at Clinicians and Trainees, covering the
essential aspects of stroke imaging and image interpretation.

6 Cat 1 CPD.

Topics include: MRI/MR Perfusion/Diffusion, MRA/CTA Angiogram,
CT/CT Perfusion, How to interpret MRI/CT, Paediatric Stroke, Extensive case
studies sessions. Rated Good/Excellent by 95% of attendees.
Cost: £150. Places limited.
Contact: Sam Pickup (Admin) telephone: 0151 709 9125

16 June 2018

All day

Liverpool Medical institute

National Conference in Medicine for the Elderly – Wednesday 20th June 2018

This Conference has drawn speakers from all over the UK on topics ranging from “Causes of Impaired Vision and Their Management in the Older Person” (Mrs Joyce Burns), “Investigating and Treating Hearing Loss in the Older Person” (Mr Peter Rea), “Better Bone Health” (Dr Jonathan Treml), “Delirium” (Dr Alex Miodrag), “Community and Care Home Rehabilitation” (Dr Adam Gordon), “Stopping Drugs: Why, What, When and How?” (Professor Stephen Jackson), “Anxiety and Depression: Its Recognition and Treatment” (Dr Martyn Patel), “Advance Care Planning: The Dos and Don’ts” (Dr Duncan Forsyth).

The Conference is open to all medical professionals with a registration fee of £125.00. If you are interested in attending this event please:

Register online today at http://shop@le

or alternatively download an application form and send a cheque payable to University of Leicester for £125.00 to:

Conference Organisers
University of Leicester, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences,
Cardiovascular Research Centre, Room 3.14,
The Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP

Audrey Larrive and Denise Ladkin, Conference Administrators, can be contacted on 0116 204 4761 / 4758 or at

20 June 2018

All Day

Stamford Court, Manor Road, Oadby, Leicester

UK Stroke Research Meeting 11th – 12th September 2018

The second UK Stroke Research Workshop, organised under the auspices of the NIHR CRN Stroke Speciality, is now open for registration.


The workshop promises to be a very exciting day and a half with some excellent speakers. It will also provide a great opportunity for exchanging ideas between experienced stroke specialists and other young researchers. It will be held in the beautiful surrounding of Clare College, in the centre of Cambridge, with a conference dinner on 11 September in the Old Hall. There is accommodation available on site.


Due to external sponsorship there are highly sponsored places for both clinical and basic science trainees.

11 September 2018

2-day meeting

Clare College, CAMBRIDGE

25 June 2018

2-day meeting

ExCEL, London

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