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Functional Neurological Forum

an international forum for health professionals involved in functional neurological symptoms and disorders

 

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PAST MEETINGS

 

This page acts as a record of past meetings advertised on Functional Neurological Forum

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UK Functional Therapists Network Meeting, - 19th June 2015- Sheffield , UK

 

3rd National Networking Day - The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield, S1 4FW - Programme and Registration (Click here)

Convenor: Steph Howlett, Specialist Psychotherapist

This is an informal gathering of NHS professionals providing treatment for patients who present with functional (medically unexplained) neurological symptoms. The networking day offers a chance to share our practice, ideas and dilemmas and learn from each other in this challenging and developing field of work.

Participants in previous years have included psychotherapists, counsellors, clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists who offer treatment for patients with functional neurological symptoms. We would also welcome attendance from service commissioners and managers.

Management of Functional Neurological Symptoms - Division of Neuropsychology, British Psychological Society

12th June 2015,Apex Waterloo Place Hotel,  Edinburgh

 

Weblink, programme and application form here

Convenor: Breda Cullen, Neuropsychologist

This full-day CPD event will cover theory, treatment models and service delivery issues in the management of functional  neurological symptoms.

 

Expert speakers will share current research and practice in this area, and there will be a strong focus on discussion and building professional networks. This event will be of great value to a range of practitioners in psychology and other healthcare professions.

Functional Movement Disorders Session at 3rd International Conference on Knowledge Gaps in Parkinson’s disease and Other Movement Disorders, Toronto May 8-10, 2015. Mark Edwards, Curt La France, Mark Hallett all speaking

 

more info (please note that there is only one session of the conference devoted to this topic) at www.gapsinmds.com

NORTHERN IRELAND FND INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

 

Friday 11th March 2016

Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Fee  £70

Speakers: Jon Stone, Alan Carson, Jason Price, Glenn Nielsen, Phil Yates

More info: 028 9027 8793  nirelanddiv@rcpsych.ac.uk

 

http://www.iicn.ie/meetings/functional_neurology_interdisciplinary_conference.471.1727.html

UK FNS THERAPISTS ANNUAL NETWORKING DAY

 

Friday 24th June 2016

 

King's road centre, Newcastle University, Newcastle, England

 

Fee: £15 (includes lunch/refreshments)

 

Annual networking event for NHS professionals  from all backgrounds caring for FNS patients: informal and supportive forum to share practice, reflect on increasing evidence base, share knowledge/initiatives. Presentations and networking/discussion.

 

Book here:   http://webstore.ncl.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=1&deptid=3&catid=108&prodid=2061

 

Enquiries:  Katy.Collinson@nuth.nhs.uk

MEDICALLY UNEXPLAINED SYMPTOMS CONFERENCE - LONDON

 

When: 27th January 2017

Where: Cavendish Conference Centre, 22 Duchess Mews, London, W1G 9DT

Target Audience: All professionals working in primary and secondary care and all Mental Health professionals

 

Fee: Early bird ticket £110 (before 23rd December) - Normal price £150

 

Jointly sponsored by NELFT Medical education department, the Association of psychoanalytic psychotherapy (A.P.P.) and the Royal College of Psychiatry this conference will appeal to all professionals working in primary and secondary care, and to mental health professionals, all of whom will benefit and learn from the approaches presented by experienced colleagues from throughout the UK.

PARTNERS IN TREATMENT INNOVATION FOR FUNCTIONAL NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS:

Patients, Families and Providers

March 3-4 2017, Emory University Atlanta

 

Click here for a programme and registration details.  Registration  http://med.emory.edu/cme/CMETracker/

 

Tiered Pricing

• Physicians/Clinicians - $200

• Allied Health Professionals - $150

• Residents/Fellows/General Public - $50

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NEUROLOGY 2017 ANNUAL MEETING

Functional Neurologic Disorders I and II

Two lectures specific to FNDs

April 27 2017, Boston, USA

 

Registration details: https://www.aan.com/conferences/2017-annual-meeting/registration-and-hotel/

Event details: https://www.aan.com/conferences/2017-annual-meeting/meeting-resources/