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UKABIF Annual Conference 2015 – new speaker Professor Lynne Turner-Stokes DM FRCP confirmed

Professor Lynne Turner-Stokes is now confirmed to speak at the UKABIF conference which takes place on 11 November in London.
Prof Stokes will speak about Commissioning with specific reference to acquired brain injury and will also run a questions and answer session to allow delegates to raise their particular issues.
The conference will also feature sessions on neurobehavioural rehabilitation including updates about assessments, treatment and outcomes and an afternoon focussing on the links between acquired brain injury abd offending behaviour.

Please see below for the full conference programme

UKABIF Annual Conference 2015 Programme

November 11, 2015

The Royal College Of General Practitioners
30 Euston Square
London, NW1 2FB

Morning Session

9.15 – 9.45 Registration


9.45 – 9.50 Introduction, Professor Mike Barnes, UKABIF Chair


The Future of Commissioning , Chaired by Professor Mike Barnes


9.50 – 10.30 Current and Future Commissioning – an update with special reference to acquired brain injury rehabilitation

Professor Lynne Turner-Stokes DM FRCP
Director, Regional Rehabilitation Unit, Northwick Park Hospital
Herbert Dunhill Chair of Rehabilitation – King’s College London
Director, UK Rehabilitation Outcomes Collaborative,
Chair, NHSE, Clinical Reference Group for commissioning specialised rehabilitation services for patients with highly complex needs, and the Clinical Reference Panel for development of case mix and tariffs for rehabilitation
President, British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine


10.30 – 11.15 Footprint for future commissioning – a talk by the Manchester vanguard

Manchester Vanguard TBC


11.15 – 11.45 Coffee Break and Exhibition



What is needed in your clinical toolbox for neurobehavioural rehabilitation?

Chaired by Amanda Swain, UKABIF Policy Lead and Independent Consultant in brain injury


11.45 – 12.30 Neurobehavioural rehabilitation assessments and outcomes

Professor Nick Alderman, Director of Clinical Services, Partnerships in Care and Dr Sara da Silvo Ramos, Research Fellow, The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT)


12.30 – 1.15 Approaches to treatment and care in neurobehavioural rehabilitation?

Dr Mike Dilley, Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, South London and Maudesley NHS Trust (SLaM)


1.15 – 2.15 Lunch, Networking and Exhibition


Afternoon Session

Raising Awareness of brain injury through film

Chaired by Dr Ava Easton, UKABIF Vice Chair and CEO The Encephalitis Society


2.15 – 2.30 UKABIF Awards presented by Maureen le Marinel and John and Susan McAleese


2.30 – 2.45 Introduction and launch of UKABIF film competition, Dr Ava Easton


2.45 – 3.00 Screening of shortlisted films from the American Academy of Neurology ‘neuro film festival’


3.00 – 3.30 Tea Break and Exhibition


3.30 – 4.00 Launch of the UKABIF Manifesto for Offending Behaviour and Acquired Brain Injury

Maureen le Marinel, Patron, UKABIF


4.00 – 4.45 Crime and ABI

Dr Eric Durand, Service de Médecine et réadaptation, Paris.


Rates 2015
Members £150/£180
Non Members £195/£225
NHS/Public Sector £95




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