National Paediatric Brain Injury Conference

Date: Thursday 15 June 2017 Time: 09:00am – 16:30pm Price: click here for further information Location: British Medical Association, BMA House, Woburn Place, London, WC1H 9JP The Children’s Trust is pleased to announce its first national paediatric brain injury conference, ‘Through the looking glass: rehabilitation after brain injury for children and young people’. Sponsored by Irwin Mitchell and delivered in conjunction with ABI Solutions, the conference takes place on Thursday 15 June 2017 at BMA House, London, and brings together leading paediatric neurology specialists to discuss childhood brain injury, including:
  • A multidisciplinary team approach to 24 hour rehabilitation;
  • ‘SPECS’ - seeing brain injury clearly;
  • A personalised neuropsychiatric approach to paediatric acquired brain injury;
  • Childhood strokes;
  • Memory problems following an injury;
  • Disorders of consciousness and the ethical dilemmas they present.
Delegates will hear from a range of speakers including Dr Carolyn Dunford, Head of Therapy & Research, The Children’s Trust; Dr Richard E Appleton, Consultant and Honorary Professor in Paediatric Neurology, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool; Dr Jenny Jim, Principal Clinical Psychologist, The Children’s Trust; Dr Paramala Santosh, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, King’s College London; Dr Lorna Wales, Senior Research Associate and Professional Lead, The Children’s Trust; and Dr Chris Kidson, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Tickets are available by click here, including early bird tickets available until Friday, 24 March 2017.  For availability of subsidised places for Students, NHS, Social Care Staff and Charities please contact This conference is CPD accredited (4.5 points), APIL accreditation pending.