30 March - 3 April 2020 - 53rd British Pain Society Annual Scientific Congress & Hands-on Cadaver Workshop


JOIN US FOR THE BRITISH PAIN SOCIETY's 53rd Annual Scientific Congress at Park Plaza London Riverbank Hotel on 31 March - 2 April 2020.

Hundreds of healthcare professionals are expected to attend the three day programme of plenary lectures, hot topic debates, parallel workshops and e-poster presentations with contributions from leading experts in the field of pain management.

A pre-ASM satellite conference with parallel sessions on interventional pain management and acute pain management will take place at Hilton London Tower Bridge Hotel on Monday, 30 March 2020.

The BPS will once again be organising a satellite hands-on cadaver workshop on interventional procedures for the congress at the Gordon Museum of Pathology & KCL Anatomy Dept, Guys' Hospital Campus, London on Friday, 3 April 2020.



REGISTRATION OPEN (EARLY BIRD DEADLINE 31.01.20)

To pay your registration fees for the 53rd BPS ASM and Satellite Events, CLICK HERE



ASM INVITED FACULTY




Prof Vilayanur Subramanian Ramachandran
Inventor of the Mirror Box
Professor, UCSD's Department of Psychology
Director of the Center for Brain and Cognition
San Diego, California
USA








Dr Simon J. Thomson
Emeritus Director-at-Large and Past-President, INS
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Neuromodulation
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals
Cambridge University Hospitals
United Kingdom





Dr Rajesh Munglani
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Editor, Pain News (British Pain Society Publication)
London Pain Forum Council Member
Honorary Consultant,
Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital
London, UK






Dr Ganesan Baranidharan
President, Neuromodulation Society of the UK and Ireland
Board Member, Faculty of Pain Medicine, RCoA
Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Leeds, UK





Dr Christian Egeler
Past-Chair, Welsh Pain Society
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
Morriston Hospital
Swansea, Wales, UK







Dr Athmaja R. Thottungal FIPP, CIPS
Chronic Pain Lead, LSORA
Trust Lead Clinician - Pain Management
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Kent & Canterbury Hospital
Visiting Senior Lecturer, Canterbury Christ Church Univ.
Canterbury, Kent, UK








Dr Nicholas Padfield
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Pain Management & Neuromodulation Centre
Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
London, 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 Adnan Al-Kaisy
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Clinical Lead
Pain Management & Neuromodulation Centre
Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
London, UK








Prof Stephen B McMahon
Sherrington Professor of Physiology
Director, London Pain Consortium
Neurorestoration group
Wolfson Wing
King's College London
Guy's Campus,
London, UK








Dr Sherdil Nath
Leading Interventional Pain Medicine Expert
Special Interest Radiofrequency Denervation Procedures
Umea, Sweden









Dr Glyn Towlerton FIPP
Consultant in Pain Management
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
London, UK








Prof Frances Williams
Professor of Genomic Epidemiology, King's College London
Hon Consultant Rheumatologist
Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
London, UK









Dr Jonathan Valentine
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Spire Norwich Hospital
Norwich
Norfolk, UK










Dr Paul Farquhar-Smith
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthetics
Royal Marsden Hospital
London, UK










Dr Thomas L Yearwood
Honorary Consultant in Pain Medicine
Guy's & St Thomas's Hospital,
London, UK








Prof Esther M. Pogatzki-Zahn
Head of Pain Service
Dept. of Anesthesiology, Critical care
& Pain Therapy
Albert-Schweitzer Hospital
Muenster
Germany








Dr Lucy Ward
Clinical Lead, Pain Management Services
Consultant in Pain Management and Anaesthetics
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
London, UK








Prof Tamar Pincus
Department of Psychology
Royal Holloway, University of London
London, UK







Dr Phil Hammond
Physician & Private Eye Journalist & Campaigner & Comic
Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust
Bath, UK




2020 ASM CHAIR OF SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE


Dr Stephen Ward
Chair of the NICE Guideline on Low Back Pain and Sciatica
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals
London, UK








BPS PRESIDENT

Dr Arun Bhaskar
President, British Pain Society
UK Section Chair, WIP
London Pain Forum Council Member
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Pain Management Centre
Imperial College NHS Trust
Charing Cross Hospital
London, UK




BPS HONORARY TREASURER




Dr Ashish Gulve
Interim Honorary Treasurer, British Pain Society
Honorary Treasurer, Neuromodulation Society of the UK and Ireland
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK






ASM HOT TOPICS

Low Back Pain

Radiofrequency Denervation: are we doing it right?

Ultrasound Guidance versus Fluoroscopy for Interventional Technique

Developments in Neuromodulation

NICE Guidelines Debate

Advances in Pain Research

What are the issues with Medicinal Cannabis?

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Widespread pain

Legal Implications of Multidisciplinary Working

Treating Patients involved in Litigation

Inpatient Pain Services

Older adults and Pain Education

Pain Modulation via Bodily Systems

Opioid Tapering/Management

Biomarkers and Big Data

Hands-on USG Scanning Small Group Workshops

Industry Sponsored Satellite Symposiums



2020 BPS ASM SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME


To view the preliminary outline programme for the congress, CLICK HERE



2020 BPS ASM VENUE (31.03.20 - 02.04.20)


18 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7TJ
United Kingdom



ACCOMMODATION


To book accommodation for the BPS Congress, CLICK HERE


PRE-ASM SIG MEETING: INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE 30.03.20, 08.15-17.30HRS













Venue: Hilton London Tower Bridge Hotel, 5 More London Riverside, Tooley St, London SE1 2BY


CHAIR OF IPMN SIG MEETING



Dr Sumit Gulati
Chair, Interventional Pain Special Interest Group
of The British Pain Society
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
The Walton Centre
Liverpool, UK






INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS




Dr Jan Willem Kallewaard
President, Pain Section, Dutch Society of Anesthesiologists
Department of Anesthesiology
and Pain Treatment and Palliative Care
Rijnstate Hospital
Arnhem
The Netherlands





Dr Anuj Bhatia
Associate Professor
Director, Anesthesia Chronic Pain Clinical Services, Toronto Western Hospital
Director, Chronic Pain Centre, Women’s College Hospital
Co-Director, Anesthesia Acute Pain Services, Toronto Western Hospital
Chair, Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group, Canadian Pain Society
University Health Network - Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, Canada




HOT TOPICS

Management of Discogenic Pain

Surgical Approaches to Spine Pain

Patient Selection for Spinal Cord Stimulation

Neuromodulation for Peripheral Nerves and Muscles

A RADICAL view of Facet Joint Pain

Cervical Radiculopathy: Expert Panel View

SI Joint Pain: Update on RF Denervation and Surgical Options

Denervation of Major Joints: Hips, Knees, Shoulder

Regenerative Medicine in Chronic Pain

Ultrasound Live Demo and Ask the Experts


INTERVENTIONAL SIG MEETING REGISTRATION FEES

BPS Member (Attending ASM): £110.00 (GBP)
Non-Member (Attending ASM): £195.00 (GBP)

BPS Member Not Attending ASM: £145.00 (GBP)
Non-Member Not Attending ASM: £265.00 (GBP)

*To register and pay your registration fee for this event, CLICK HERE



POST-ASM BPS HANDS-ON CADAVER WORKSHOP FRIDAY, 3 APRIL 2020



The British Pain Society’s next Hands-on Cadaver Workshop on Interventional Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation Procedures will take place at the Gordon Museum of Pathology and Department of Anatomy, King's College London, Guy's Hospital Campus, London SE1 1UL on Friday, 3 April 2020.

Leading experts will teach the latest interventional techniques at the workshop under x-ray and ultrasound guidance with hands-on cadaver training as well as live model scanning.

WORKSHOP FACULTY INCLUDE







Dr Sherdil Nath
Leading Interventional Pain Medicine Expert
Special Interest Radiofrequency Denervation Procedures
Umea, Sweden







 

Dr Tedor Goroszeniuk
President, London Pain Forum
Interventional Pain Management 
and Neuromodulation Practice 
Wimpole Street, London, UK







Dr Arun Bhaskar
Workshop Scientific Director
President, British Pain Society
UK Section Chair, World Institute of Pain
Council Member, London Pain Forum
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Pain Management Centre
Imperial College NHS Trust
Charing Cross Hospital
London, UK






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







Dr Dalvina Hanu-Cernat
Vice-Chair, UK Section World Institute of Pain
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
University Hospitals Birmingham
Birmingham, UK








Dr Sumit Gulati
Chair, Interventional Special Interest Group
of British Pain Society
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
The Walton Centre
Liverpool, UK







Dr Manojit Sinha
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
King's College Hospital
London, UK



Dr Ashish Shetty
BPS Workshop Org. Committee Member
Co-Director LSORA USG Chronic Pain Workshop
Royal Society of Medicine Pain Section Exec Committee
London Pain Forum Council Advisory Member
Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia
Education and Neuromodulation Lead
Pain Management Centre
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
University College London Hospitals
London, UK






Dr Hadi Bedran
BPS Workshop Org. Committee Member
Clinical Lead for Neuromodulation
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
St George's Hospital
London, UK








WORKSHOP OUTLINE PROGRAMME

To view the outline programme for the workshop, CLICK HERE


HANDS-ON WORKSHOP STATIONS 1-8

1. X-ray Guided Interventions for Headache and Cervicalgia: Cervical facets, MBB, Denervation.

2. X-ray Guided Interventions for Back Pain: MBB, SIJ, Denervation, Racz Epidurolysis.

3. X-ray Guided Spinal Cord Stimulation

4. Combined X-ray/USG Guided Peripheral Neuromodulation

5. Ultrasound Guided Pain Interventions for Headache and Cervicalgia: GON, Nerve Roots, Cervical Facets

6. Ultrasound Guided Pain Interventions of the Pelvis: Piriformis, obturator internus, pudendal N. Caudal

7. Ultrasound Guided MSK Interventions: Lower Limbs, Knee, Hip, Regenerative Medicine

8. Ultrasound Guided Pain Interventions: Suprascapular, shoulder joint, intercostal nerve, Paravertebral, peripheral nerve


WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FEES

BPS Member (Attending ASM): £375.00 (GBP)
Non-Member (Attending ASM): £475.00 (GBP)

BPS Member Not Attending ASM: £475.00 (GBP)
Non-Member Not Attending ASM: £575.00 (GBP)

*To register and pay your registration fee for the cadaver workshop, CLICK HERE



REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN BPS ASM AND SATELLITE EVENTS

To register your interest online in attending the 53rd BPS Congress and Hands-on Cadaver Workshop on 30 March - 3 April 2020, CLICK HERE

19-24 January 2020 - RETURN TO FRENCH ALPS


The London Pain Forum "Advances in Pain Medicine" International Winter Symposium will return for the EIGHTH time to Hotel Village Montana, Tignes Le Lac, France on 19-24 January 2020 with a six day programme of lectures, expert discussions and workshops.


QUICK LINKS

To view and download a PDF of the symposium programme, CLICK HERE

To pay the symposium early bird registration fee via card as a guest of Paypal, CLICK HERE

To pay the symposium early bird registration fee via card on the BookCPD website, CLICK HERE

To complete an online registration form for the meeting, CLICK HERE


CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

“The London Pain Forum's VIII 'Advances in Pain Medicine' Winter Symposium, Tignes Le Lac, France, 19/01/2020-24/01/2020 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 20 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.”

“Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-activities.




SYMPOSIUM FACULTY




Prof Tara Renton
Professor in Oral Surgery
Lead Orofacial Pain Services
Honorary Fellow American Association or Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Oral Surgery Department,
King's College London Dental Institute
London, UK






Dr Chris Wells
Vice-President, European Pain Federation (EFIC)
Past-President, European Pain Federation (EFIC)
Clinical interests: Back Pain and Neuropathic Pain
Past-Director, Pain Management Centre
Walton Centre, Liverpool, UK







Dr Arun Bhaskar
President, British Pain Society
UK Section Chair, World Institute of Pain
Consultant in Pain Medicine
& Head of Pain Service
Pain Management Centre
Imperial College NHS Trust
Charing Cross Hospital
London, UK







Prof Maurice Dematteis
Professor of Pharmacology and Addiction Medicine
Consultant Neurologist
Addiction Clinic
Univ. Hospital
Grenoble, France








Dr Christophe Perruchoud
President, Swiss Neuromodulation Society
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Ensemble Hospitalier de la Côte (EHC)
Morges, Switzerland









Dr Athmaja R. Thottungal FIPP, CIPS
Chronic Pain Lead, LSORA
Trust Lead Clinician - Pain Management
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Kent & Canterbury Hospital
Visiting Senior Lecturer, Canterbury Christ Church Univ.
Canterbury, Kent, UK






Dr Teodor Goroszeniuk
Scientific Director, Winter Symposium
President, London Pain Forum
Special Interest: Neuromodulation
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Interventional Pain Management & Neuromodulation Practice, Wimpole Street
London,UK






Dr Anthony Hammond
Senior Fellow, London Pain Forum
European Tutor, International Spine Intervention Society
Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist
Special Interest: Spine/Disc Interventions
KIMS Hospital, Maidstone
Kent, UK








Dr Tzvetanka Ivanova-Stoilova
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Anaesthetics Department
Royal Gwent Hospital
Newport, Gwent
Wales, UK







Dr Yakov Perper
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Astoria Pain Management Private Clinic
Astoria
New York, USA






Dr Camillus Power
Past-Dean, Faculty of Pain Medicine, Ireland
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Tallaght University Hospital
Tallaght
Dublin
Ireland










Dr Dmitry Kruglov
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Univ. College London Hospitals
London, UK








Dr Mike W Platt
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecture
Senior Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthetics
Pain Management Centre
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Charing Cross Hospital
London, UK








Dr Bernat Carner-Bonet
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 
Leighton Hospital
Cheshire, UK








Dr Anand Murugesan FIPP CIPS 
Department of Anaesthesia & Palliative Care
Apollo Proton Cancer Centre
Chennai
India









Dr. Carina Li 
President, Hong Kong Pain Society, IASP chapter
Chairman, Hong Kong Society of Musculoskeletal Pain
Director, Hong Kong Pain Medicine Centre
Hong Kong









Prof Nadey Hakim
Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur
President's Envoy, Imperial College London
Professor of Transplantation Surgery,
Imperial College London
London, UK








Mr Wai Kin Wong
Summitter of Mount Everest & Mount Lhotse
Chairman of the Hong Kong Multisports Association
Hong Kong










Mr Shaheen Khazali
Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
St Peter's Hospital
Chertsey
Surrey, UK









Mr Nicholas Park
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals
Preston, UK








PRESENTING YOUR OWN WORK 

If you would like to present your own work at a future winter symposium, please contact Mr Ciaran Wazir via email: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


WINTER SYMPOSIUM 2020 HOT TOPICS

Orofacial Pain Diagnosis & Interventions

Cancer Pain Management: Interventions & Ethical Questions

RF/PRF Treatment in Cancer Pain

Interventions for Myofascial Pain Syndromes

Peripheral Neuropathic Pain & Prevention

Pulsed Radiofrequency for CRPS

Whats New in Ultrasound Guided (USG) Pain Interventions?

Live Model Interactive Hands-on Scanning for USG Pain &  MSK Targets

Endoscopic Interventional Pain Procedures

Management of Discogenic Pain

CT Guided Pain Interventions

Spinal Cord Stimulation for Back Pain

Peripheral Neuromodulation

Evidence & Recommendations for Intrathecal Drug Delivery

Opioid Reduction & Addiction

Cannabinoids

Controversies in Pain Management Pharmaceutical Industry

Do we need Pain Medicine as a Specialty?

MSK Pain Management

Urgent Management of Frostbite

Ehlers Danlos Syndrome - A highly complex syndrome to manage.


WINTER SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME 

To view and download a PDF of the symposium programme, CLICK HERE


2020 SESSION TIMES

Venue: Salon Le Lac, Hotel Village Montana, Les Almes, 73320 Tignes Le Lac, France


Sunday 19.01.20 - 17.45-20.00hrs

Monday 20.01.20 - 08.00-09.30hrs & 17.30-20.00hrs

Tuesday 21.01.20 - 08.00-09.30hrs & 17.30-20.00hrs

Wednesday 22.01.20 - 17.30-20.00hrs

Thursday 23.01.20 - 08.00-09.30hrs & 17.30-20.00hrs

Friday 24.01.20 - 08.00-10.00hrs & 17.30-19.30hrs



2020 REGISTRATION FEES


Registration Fee for Scientific Programme Only (19-24 Jan 2020)

Early Bird Registration Fee: £350.00 (GBP)

On-Site Registration Fee: £400.00 (GBP)



ONLINE REGISTRATION OPTIONS


Pay Your Fees as a Guest of Paypal

*To pay the symposium registration fees via card with the Stripe Gateway on the bookcpd.com website, CLICK HERE



2020 ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM


To register your interest in attending the 2020 winter symposium in Tignes, CLICK HERE



WINTER SYMPOSIUM HOTEL












HOTEL VILLAGE MONTANA
Les Almes
73320 Tignes le Lac
FRANCE


Located in the heart of Tignes le Lac and the Espace Killy area, the 4 star hotel Village Montana combines the charm and comfort of a mountain hotel with the elegance of a typical Savoyarde-style chalet.




GETTING TO TIGNES


It is the responsibility of participants to make their own way to Tignes but please find some options below:


By Plane



















Airports

Geneva
Lyon
Chambery
Grenoble & St Etienne

Some Airlines

Easyjet
Ryanair
BA
Swiss

Coach/Car Transfer Times

Lyon - 240km
Coach: 4 hr. - Car: 3 hr.
Geneva - 180km
Coach: 4 hr. - Car: 3 hr.
Chambery - 145km
Coach: 2 hr. 30 min

*For coach transfers between Geneva Airport and Tignes le Lac visit: www.altibus.com



By Train


















Join the group travelling on the Eurostar Winter train from London St Pancras to Bourg St Maurice on 18 January 2020, returning on 25 January 2020.  Book your tickets direct at www.eurostar.com
 Contact Mr Ciaran Wazir for further information regarding group shared taxi transfers between Bourg St Maurice and Tignes Le Lac: ciaranwazir@gmail.com



2020 ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM


To register your interest in attending the 2020 winter symposium in Tignes, CLICK HERE