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Category: Workshop The Eden Dora Trust Childhood Encephalitis Study Day

February 28, 2019

Irwin Mitchell
2 Millsands
Sheffield, S3 8DT

This event is free to attend; refreshments and lunch will be included as part of the day.
Working in collaboration with the Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and Irwin Mitchell, The Eden Dora Trust is hosting a study day aimed at primary and acute medicine, paediatricians, paediatric neurologists, therapists, rehabilitation teams, psychologists and

The focus of the day is to consider the impact of early diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of children with encephalitis and the longer-term impact for the child and family from a medical, legal and educational perspective. We also hope the event will raise awareness of childhood encephalitis and share learning from clinical, educational, legal and personal experiences.

Guest speakers will attend the day to deliver talks on a wide-range of topics related to childhood encephalitis from the acute stage through to treatment, support required during recovery and the long term support that may be needed.

Speakers on the day include:

  • Dr Chris Rittey - Consultant Paediatric Neurologist,
    Sheffield Children’s Hospital
  • Dr Santosh Mordekar - Consultant Paediatric
    Neurologist, Sheffield Children’s Hospital
  • Petrina Sill - Parent’s persepective, Founder and
    CEO of The Eden Dora Trust
  • Dr Mike Patterson - Principle Clinical Psychologist,
    Sheffield Children’s Hospital and Dr Emily Talbot -
    Consultant Clinical Psychologist in paediatric
    neuropsychology, at Nottingham University
    Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Dr Sharma - Paediatric Neuro-Rehab Consultant
  • A&E Consultant - TBA
  • Occupational Therapy Expert - TBA
  • Legal perspective - TBA

Certificates of attendance will be provided on the
day to all attendees for CPD points.

To register your place, please click here or contact James Clarke on James.Clarke2@IrwinMitchell.com