A Step Forward

Registration
Summary
When 13 Oct 2016 19:00 - 22:00
14 Oct 2016 09:00 - 15:00
Where Victoria Park Plaza, London
Contact Info admin@astepforward.co.uk
01932 254432
Target audience This meeting is open to healthcare professionals involved in the management and treatment of Parkinson’s only.
Description


Highlighting the latest advances in the treatment of Parkinson’s.

Parkinson's is changing. Joined by some of the top national and international experts, this meeting will look at how current treatment strategies are fulfilling the needs of our patients and how we can do more in the future with new drugs and new ways of managing Parkinson's. CPD accreditation will be applied for from the Federation of the Royal College of Physicians.
 
This meeting is free to attend. Places at this meeting are limited so please register soon to avoid disappointment.

This is a promotional meeting sponsored by Bial Pharma UK Ltd.


Speakers

Chaired by Dr Tom Foltynie National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London

Dr Tom Foltynie is a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

He is responsible for pre-operative selection, intra-operative assessment and post-operative care and follow-up of patients for Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He qualified from UCL Medical School in 1995 and went on to work and study at the University of Cambridge before joining the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery as a full time Consultant in 2008.

Dr Foltynie’s major interests are in the development of new pharmacological and surgical treatments for Parkinson’s and other Movement Disorders.


Further details

Thursday 13 October 2016
19:00-19:30 Registration
19:30-19:45 Welcome and introductions

Bial speaker and Dr Tom Foltynie, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London

20:15-21:15 Dinner
21:15-21:35 Conclusion and discussions

Professor Peter Jenner, King’s College London and Professor Ray Chaudhuri, King’s College London

21:35-21:45 Chairman's close

Dr Tom Foltynie, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London

Friday 14 October 2016
09:00-09:15 Chairman's opening

Dr Tom Foltynie, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London

09:15-10:15 The need for improvement in Parkinson's

Professor Fabrizio Stocchi, Institute for Research and Medical Care, IRCCS San Raffaele, Italy

10:15-10:45 The future of COMT inhibitors and what this means for the treatment of your patients

Dr Anna Sauerbier, King’s College London

10:45-11:15 Tea and coffee
11:15-11:45 Current issues facing the Care of the Elderly Specialists in clinic

Dr Helen Roberts, University of Southampton

11:45-12:15 The practicalities of ensuring your patients receive an optimal treatment regime

Ms Hannah Martin, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

12:15-13:15 Lunch
13:15-13:45 A Neurologist's approach to personal care

Dr Paul Worth, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

13:45-14:45 Opicapone▼: Latest clinical trial data and applications

Professor Heinz Reichmann, University of Dresden, Germany

Prescribing information can be found by clicking here.

14:45-15:00 Chairman’s summary and close

Dr Tom Foltynie, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London

The Victoria Park Plaza is situated just a two minute walk from Victoria railway station which easily connects to the London Underground and the Gatwick Express.

Secure parking is available at the hotel but is very limited. Charges will apply.