18-20 JUNE 2015 - CONFERENCE AND HANDS-ON WORKSHOP IN POLAND


Medieval City of Torun situated on the Vistula River
















JOIN US in the medieval city of Torun, Poland for the 4th International Conference on Interventional Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation in Europe due to take place on 18 & 19 June 2015.

Following the successes of the conferences in Wroclaw 2011, Sopot 2012 and Warsaw 2013, we have chosen the birthplace of the great astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus for our next meeting in the centre of Europe.

The Interventional Section of the Polish Association for the Study of Pain, the Polish Neuromodulation Society and the London Pain Forum are once again joining forces to organise an expert programme of lectures and discussions from a leading international faculty, including Dr Chris Wells, President of the European Pain Federation (EFIC) and Prof Jose De Andres, President of the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia & Pain Therapy (ESRA).



Artus Court: Conference venue in Torun











We are also delighted to announce that we will be organising our 8th Hands-on Cadaver Workshop on Pain Intervention, Neuromodulation & Ultrasound after the Torun Conference on Saturday, 20 June 2015 at the Medical University of Gdansk.


CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

*An application for CME credits will be submitted to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME)


PRESENTING YOUR WORK

*If you would like to present your own work during the free paper session at the conference in Torun please contact Mr Ciaran Wazir in the first instance for the guidelines on abstract submission: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


FOR FURTHER DETAILS AND ONLINE REGISTRATION, VISIT: WWW.PAINANDNEUROMODULATIONPOLAND.COM


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26 June 2015 - Nottingham Pain Course on Craniocervical to Cervicothoracic Spine



















JOIN us for NSpine's comprehensive course on the Craniocervical to Cervicothoracic Spine for Pain Management Specialists due to take place in Nottingham on 26 June 2015.  To register your interest in attending the meeting complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM below.  For further information email: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


EXPERT FACULTY












Prof Gerbrand Groen (Groningen, The Netherlands)















Mr Jake Timothy (Leeds, UK)















Dr Andreas Grillhosl (Murnau, Germany)















Dr Vladimir Gorelov (Halifax, UK)














Mr Mike Foy (Swindon, UK)















Dr James Booth (Nottingham, UK)
















Dr Andrew Ravenscroft (Nottingham, UK)


TOPICS INCLUDE

Functional Anatomy of the Cervical Spine in Relation to Pain Generation

Examination of the Cervical Spine

Common Findings on Cervical MRI

Cervical Myelopathy and Radiculopathy and When to Operate

Cervical Nerve Root Block

Cervical Radiofrequency Lesioning

Neck Pain Following Whiplash Injury



COURSE VENUE

Nottingham Conference Centre
Burton Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

(in the heart of Nottingham city centre)


NEAREST AIRPORT TO NOTTINGHAM

East Midlands Airport



REGISTRATION FEE

£250 (GBP)


*To register your interest in attending the meeting complete the Online Registration Form below.



ONLINE REGISTRATION




2-4 July 2015 - Clinical Management of Chronic Pain, Walton Centre, Liverpool UK












AN ADVANCED COURSE with lectures and interactive workshops on Clinical Pain Management for pain professionals and trainees aiming to develop their skills of assessing and treating complex chronic pain patients. The meeting will offer those who attend the opportunity to develop an evidence based approach to assessment, examination and formulation of diagnosis, and how to design a comprehensive management plan.


FACULTY



Dr Chris Wells
President, European Pain Federation (EFIC)
Founding Member, NeuPSIG
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Pain Matters
Liverpool, UK











Dr Manohar Lal Sharma
Chairman, Interventional SIG, British Pain Society
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Clinical Lead
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK 







Prof Jon Raphael
Past President, NSUKI
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust
West Midlands, UK









Prof Paul Eldridge
Chief of the British Journal of Neurosurgery;
Consultant Neurosurgeon
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK 









Dr Andreas Goebel
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool
Liverpool, UK









Dr Sumit Gulati
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK 











Dr Rajiv Chawla
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK





Dr Praveen Ganty
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK


Dr John Wiles
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK 


Mr Jibril Farah
Consultant Neurosurgeon
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK 


Dr Bernhard Frank
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery
NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK


Dr Kate Marley
Consultant in Palliative Medicine
University Hospital Aintree
Liverpool, UK




EDUCATIONAL CONTENT


LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

Management of Sciatica - A Collaborative Approach:

Practical Guide to Spinal Interventions for Chronic Pain

Indications, Patient Selection, Implantation and Aftercare for Spinal cord
Stimulation:

Pain Management Programme, Patient selection and treatment

Neuropathic Pain Management Update

Non-pharmacological management of Chronic Pain:

Cancer Pain Management - A Collaborative Approach

Grand Round: Neuromodulation, CRPS, PMP, Facial Pain, Simple Injections, Missed Diagnosis
(Live patient case presentations)

Diagnosis and Management of CRPS

The Sam Lipton Lecture



PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS


1. Live Pain Theatre session  (includes Trigeminal procedures, Neuromodulation & Cordotomy - dependant on patient availability)

2. Ultrasound (USG) demonstration & hands on workshop

3. Manikin hands on spinal injection technique

4. Pain Management Programme Assessment Clinic

5. Capsaicin patch application and Botox for chronic pain

6. CRPS and relevant Physiotherapy Techniques Plus External Neuromodulation


Plus Choice of 1 of 6 Specialist Demonstration Pain Clinics on:

1. Acute Sciatica
2. Cancer Pain
3. CRPS
4. Pelvic Pain
5. Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
6. Opioid Management



REGISTRATION

(including lunches and course dinner)


Course Registration Fee: £500



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11 July 2015 - Abdomino-Pelvic Pain Symposium, University College London Hospitals



















JOIN US for our next Abdominopelvic Pain Symposium at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London on 11 July 2015. The course will include lectures and interactive workshops on key topics in abdominal and pelvic pain management. There will also be an opportunity for delegates to present their own case histories at the meeting.  For further info and online registration visit: www.pelvicpainsymposium.com

18-19 Sept 2015 - Interprofessional Pain Conference, King's College London

PAIN BRIDGE NETHERLANDS and the London Pain Forum are delighted to announce their first joint interprofessional conference which is due to take place at the Gordon Museum, King's College London, Guy's Campus on 18 & 19 September 2015. To register your interest in attending the meeting, visit the ONLINE REGISTRATION PAGE.  For further details, contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


FACULTY




Prof Frank J.P.M. Huygen
Professor in Anesthesiology
Director Pain Treatment and Research Centre
Erasmus Medical Centre
University Hospital Rotterdam
The Netherlands











Dr Kenneth van Tilburg
Chairman, PainBridge-LPF Interprofessional Conference
Scientific Director, Biannual Multidisciplinary Pain Congress
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Bergen op Zoom
The Netherlands










Dr Tedor Goroszeniuk
President, London Pain Forum
Vice-President/Founder, Polish Neuromodulation Society
Past-President  Interventional Section, Polish Pain Society
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Interventional Pain Management & Neuromodulation Practice, Wimpole Street, London, UK








Dr Rajesh Munglani
Council Member, London Pain Forum
Council Member, Pain Section, Royal Society of Medicine
Editor-in Chief, JoOPM
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Cambridge, UK







Dr Michael Spencer
Senior Fellow, London Pain Forum
Consultant Psychiatrist, Cambridge & London
Honorary Consultant, Dept of Pain Medicine,
West Suffolk Hospital,
Bury St Edmunds, UK








Dr Andrew Baranowski
Honorary Treasurer, British Pain Society
Chair NHS England Clinical Reference Group for Specialised Pain Services
Senior Fellow, London Pain Forum
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Management
The Pain Management Centre
The National Hospital for
Neurology and Neurosurgery
Queen Square, London, UK





Holisitic approaches to pain treatment - an interview with Hubert van Griensven

Dr Hubert van Griensven
Research Fellow in Physiotherapy, University of Brighton
Consultant Physiotherapist, Southend University Hospital
Author and Editor of 2 Textbooks on Persistent Pain
Harley Street
London, UK









Dr Ashish Shetty
Member of London Pain Forum
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Education Lead, Pain Management Centre
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
University College London Hospitals,
London, UK









Dr Andrzej Krol
Senior Fellow, London Pain Forum
President, Interventional Section, Polish Pain Society
Chair, RA-UK Ultrasound in Pain Medicine Course
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesa
St George's Hospital,
London, UK









Dr Chris Wells
President, European Pain Federation (EFIC)
Founding Member, NeuPSIG
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Pain Matters
Liverpool, UK









Prof Chas Bountra
Professor of Translational Medicine
Head of Structural Genomics Consortium

University of Oxford                                                                         
Oxford, UK









Mrs Karin Cannons
Nurse Consultant Pain Management
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Surrey, UK












Prof Keyoumars Ashkan
Professor of Neurosurgery
King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
London, UK












Dr Anthony Hammond
Senior Fellow, London Pain Forum
Consultant Physician & Rheumatologist
KIMS Hospital
Maidstone
Kent, UK










Dr Ashish Gulve
Treasurer, Neuromodulation Society UK & Ireland
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Management
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough , United Kingdom









PRELIMINARY TOPICS

(18 SEPT 2015, 09.00-17.00HRS: GENERAL PROGRAMME)


UPDATE ON NEUROPATHIC PAIN AND TREATMENT

COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME

FUNDAMENTAL ROLE OF PSYCHIATRY IN CHRONIC PAIN

PHYSIOTHERAPY STRATEGIES FOR PERSISTENT PAIN

LONG TERM PROGNOSIS OF CHRONIC PAIN: MEDICO-LEGAL IMPLICATIONS

FUTURE OF PAIN THERAPY: TRANSLATING THERAPEUTIC TARGETS INTO CLINICAL PRACTICE
                                                                                               
NHS ENGLAND AND SPECIALISED PAIN SERVICES

ANTIBIOTIC TREATMENT FOR MODIC RELATED SPINAL PAIN

BOTOX AND PAIN MANAGEMENT

EXTERNAL NEUROMODULATION MANAGEMENT OF NEUROPATHIC PAIN: INTERDISCIPLINARY SETTING

CHALLENGES OF CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT IN PRIMARY CARE


(19 SEPT 2015, 09.00-15.30HRS - SPECIALISED PROGRAMME)


FACIAL PAIN AND HEADACHE MANAGEMENT

CANCER PAIN MANAGEMENT

ABDOMINO-PELVIC PAIN MANAGEMENT

EVIDENCED BASED INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MANAGEMENT

ULTRASOUND AND PAIN MANAGEMENT

THE CASE FOR SPINAL CORD STIMULATION

THE CASE FOR INTRATHECAL DRUG DELIVERY

SURGICAL PERSPECTIVES IN PAIN MANAGEMENT




CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

*An application for CME credits will be submitted to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME)


ONLINE REGISTRATION

To register your interest in attending the meeting, visit the ONLINE REGISTRATION PAGE

EVENTS CALENDAR

Please find included in this section some of the meetings that we are supporting in 2015/2016:


13th Meeting of London Pain Forum
1 May 2015
Chandos House, Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com
Web: www.londonpainforum.co.uk


12th INS World Congress
6-11 June 2015
Montreal, Canada
Website: www.neuromodulation.com


IV International Conference on Pain Management & Neuromodulation
VIII Hands-on Cadaver Workshop
18-20 June 2014
Medieval City of Torun & Port City of Gdansk, Poland
Website: www.painandneuromodulationpoland.com


Abdomino-Pelvic Pain Symposium
11 July 2015
University College London Hospitals, London, UK
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com
Website: www.pelvicpainsymposium.com


Liverpool Course on Clinical Management of Chronic Pain
2-4 July 2015
Pain Relief Foundation & Walton Centre, Liverpool, UK
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


34th Annual ESRA Congress 2015
2-5 September 2015
Ljubljana, Slovenia
E-mail: esra-congress@kenes.com
Website: http://esra.kenes.com/


2015 EFIC Congress: Pain in Europe IX
2-5 September 2015
Vienna, Austria
Website: http://efic.kenes.com/


Interprofessional Pain Care, Amsterdam
Cristofori Concertzaal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11-12 September 2015
Web: www.painbridge.nl


Pain Bridge & London Pain Forum Interprofessional Conference
18 & 19 September 2015
Gordon Museum of Pathology, King's College London, UK
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com
Website: www.londonpainforum.co.uk


Interprofessional Pain Care, Bratislava
20-21 November 2015
The Austria Trend Hotel, Bratislava, Slovakia
Joint Meeting between EuroPainClinics & Pain Bridge
Web: www.painbridge.nl


Neuromodulation Society of UK & Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting 2015
Joint Meeting with the German Neuromodulation Society
6-8 November 2015
King's College London Strand Campus, London, UK
& St Bartholmew's Hopsital, London, UK
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com
Website: www.nsukiasmlondon.com


"Advances in Pain Medicine" Annual Winter Symposium
17-22 January 2016
Hotel Village Montana, Tignes, France
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com
Website: www.winterpainsymposium.com


5th Biannual International Multidisciplinary Pain Congress
23-26 November 2016
The Netherlands
E-mail: ciaranwazir@gmail.com
Website: www.paincongress.org