11-12 NOV 2017 - OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM















The Neuromodulation Society of the UK & Ireland's next Annual Scientific Meeting will take place at the Examination Schools, Oxford, UK on 11-12 November 2017. This year's ASM will be a joint meeting with the IASP Neuromodulation Special Interest Group.  Contact Mr Ciaran Wazir for further details: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


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NSUKI BOARD




Miss Stana Bojanic
President, NSUKI
Consultant Neurosurgeon
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, UK









Mr Roger Strachan
Past-President, NSUKI
Consultant Neurosurgeon
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK









Dr Ganesan Baranidharan
Honorary Secretary, NSUKI
Board Member, Faculty of Pain Medicine, RCoA
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Leeds, UK







Dr Ashish Gulve
Honorary Treasurer, NSUKI
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Management
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK






Dr Josh Keaveny
Member for Irish Affairs, NSUKI
Past-Dean of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Ireland
Consultant in Pain Management
Director, Acute and Chronic pain Services
Beaumont Hospital
Dublin, Ireland




Dr Arun Bhaskar
Board Member, NSUKI
Council Member, London Pain Forum
Council Member, British Pain Society 
Consultant in Pain Medicie & Anaesthesia
West Suffolk Hospital
Bury St Edmunds
West Suffolk, UK




Dr Vivek Mehta
Board Member, NSUKI
Chair, British Pain Society Headache SIG
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Honorary Senior Lecturer
Deputy Director, Pain and Anaesthesia Research Centre
St Bartholomew’s Hospital
London, United Kingdom








NSUKI ASM TIMETABLE

Venue: Examination Schools, University of Oxford,
75-81 High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BG

DAY ONE
Saturday, 11 November 2017
09.00hrs - 17.30hrs

DAY TWO
Sunday, 12 November 2017
09.00hrs -15.00hrs



PRESENT YOUR OWN WORK

If you would like to submit an abstract for the free oral presentations or poster presentations please contact Mr Ciaran Wazir for the abstract submission guidelines:  The deadline for abstract submission is 31.08.17, 17.00hrs.



2017 ASM REGISTRATION FEES

NSUKI/INS/IASP Members: £225 (Until 30.09.17), £275 (From 01.10.17)

Trainee Doctors: £150 (Until 30.09.17), £200 (From 01.10.17)

Other Delegates (incl. Industry): £250 (Until 30.09.17), £300 (From 01.10.17)

PAM (Profession Allied to Medicine): £100 (Until 30.09.17), £125 (From 01.10.17)

SPIN Members: £100  (Until 30.09.17), £125 (From 01.10.17)

ASM Dinner Fee (11.11.17): £75


*To pay your registration fees by debit/credit card as a guest of Paypal, bank transfer or pounds sterling cheque, contact: ciaranwazir@gmail.com




SYMPOSIUM BOOKED HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

*Contact Mr Ciaran Wazir (ciaranwazir@gmail.com) for information regarding symposium booked hotel accommodation convenient for the ASM venue



ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM

10 Nov 2017 - NSUKI SCS Simulator Training, Oxford
















We are excited to present this afternoon of simulator training for the insertion of percutaneous spinal cord stimulators at the Exam Schools, Oxford on 10 November 2017, 12.00hrs-17.30hrs, just before the NSUKI Annual Scientific Meeting. The course will consist of lectures covering mechanisms of action of SCS as well as indications and evidence for SCS. The simulator allows practise of SCS insertion as well as ‘difficult scenarios’. This course is aimed at senior trainees, fellows or consultants aiming to set-up a neuromodulation practice.


COURSE FACULTY




Miss Stana Bojanic
President, NSUKI
Consultant Neurosurgeon
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, UK











Dr Ashish Gulve
Honorary Treasurer, NSUKI
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Management
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK












Dr Abdul Ghaaliq Lalkhen
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine
Clinical Lead for SCS Service
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Salford Royal Hospital
Pendleton, Salford, UK





Dr Timothy McCormick
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine
Oxford University Hospitals
Oxford, UK


OUTLINE PROGRAMME (10.11.17)


12:00 – 12:45 - REGISTRATION/LUNCH

12:45 – 13:30 - Talks (Mechanism of Action of SCS, Indications and evidence, each 20 mins)

13:15 – 15:15 - Training Sessions

Group 1 (+/-2) – Simulator Session (there are 5 settings on the simulator, basic implant, scoliosis, lumbar fusion, obstacle course and patient feedback).  

Group 2/3 – Understanding Programming Options.

15:15 – 15:30 – TEA/COFFEE BREAK

15:30 – 17:30 – Groups Rotate

17:30 - CLOSE OF DAY


WORKSHOP FLYER


To view and download a copy of the workshop flyer, CLICK HERE


REGISTRATION


To register your interest in attending the course, email: ciaranwazir@gmail.com


3-4 NOV 2016 - Neuromodulation Society of UK & Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting, Manchester


















THE 2016 ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING of the Neuromodulation Society of UK & Ireland took place at Manchester's historic Town Hall, in the heart of the city, on 3-4 November 2016.  The ASM was a joint meeting with the British Pain Society Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group.













ASM INVITED FACULTY


Prof Tony Dickenson
Professor of Neuropharmacology
Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology
University College London
London, United Kingdom







Prof Sam Eldabe
Chair-Elect, IASP Neuromodulation SIG
Past-President, NSUKI
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom





Prof Mike Bennett
St. Gemma's Professor of Palliative Medicine
Academic Unit of Palliative Care
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
School of Medicine, University of Leeds
United Kingdom









Dr Andrew Marshall
Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist and
Honorary Lecturer in Neuroscience
University of Manchester
Salford Royal Foundation Trust
United Kingdom






Prof Alan Batterham
Professor in Exercise Science
Health & Social Care Institute
Teesside University
Middlesbrough
Tees Valley
United Kingdom





 


Prof James Deuchars
Professor of Systems Neuroscience
The Faculty of Biological Sciences
University of Leeds
Leeds, UK







Dr Bernhard Frank
Chair, Neuropathic Pain SIG, British Pain Society
Consultant in Pain Medicine
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust,
Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Pain Medicine
University of Liverpool
United Kingdom









Mr James Fitzgerald
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Department of Neurosurgery
Oxford University Hospitals
Oxford, United Kingdom









Dr Frank Wille
President, Section of Pain Medicine
Dutch Society of Anesthesiology
Consultant Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist
Head of Pain Medicine Deparment
Diakonessen Hospital, Utrecht
Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
The Netherlands   







Dr Manjit Matharu
Consultant Neurologist
Clinical Lead, Headache Group
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
University College London Hospitals,
London, UK








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










Mr Jibril Farah
Consultant General & Functional Neurosurgeon
Department of Neurosurgery
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool, UK











Dr Richard Rauck
Past-President, World Institute of Pain
Director at Large, North American Neuromodulation Society
Carolinas Pain Institute
Winston Salem, North Carolina
USA











Dr John Hughes
Chair, CRG Specialised Pain
Board Member, Faculty of Pain Medicine
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Anaesthesia
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, UK







ASM 2016 LECTURE TOPICS


Autonomic Nervous System and Spinal Cord Stimulation

Mechanism Based Classification of Analgesics and Adjuvants

Neuropathic Pain in Cancer Patients: Latest Perspectives

Spinal Cord Stimulation in Cancer Pain

Central Neuropathic Pain & Multiple Sclerosis

C-tactile fibres and Neuropathic Pain

Future Clinical Research in Neuromodulation

Clinical Uncertainties in Neuromodulation

MRI conditionality Across Neuromodulation Devices: Myths & Science

Stimulation Systems in Pain Management: Which, When & Why?

Future of Brain Stimulation

Patient Tailored Spinal Cord Stimulation

High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation

Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation for Cluster Headache



NSUKI ASM TIMETABLE

Venue: Conference Hall, Lord Mayor's Parlour, Banqueting Room, Level 2, Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester M2 5DB, United Kingdom

DAY ONE
Thursday, 3rd November 2016
09.30hrs - 17.30hrs

To view the programme for Day One, CLICK HERE

DAY TWO
Friday, 4th November 2016
08.00hrs -16.30hrs


To view the programme for Day Two, CLICK HERE



CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

*The ASM has been approved for 10 CPD Points by the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, UK



NSUKI ASM DINNER (03.11.16)














The Banqueting Room
Level 2
Manchester Town Hall
Albert Square
Manchester M2 5DB
Web: http://www.thetownhallmcr.co.uk/


A drinks reception took place in The Reception Room at the Manchester Town Hall on Thursday, 3rd November 2016 followed by the ASM dinner in The Banqueting Room.



6-8 NOV 2015 - NSUKI Annual Scientific Meeting, London



















The Neuromodulation Society of UK & Ireland's Annual Scientific Meeting took place at King's College London, Strand Campus on 6-8 November 2015.  We were delighted to welcome the German and Swiss Neuromodulation Societies for a joint congress in London. We were also pleased to host the Interventional Pain Medicine Special Interest Group of the British Pain Society for a satellite meeting.


ASM TOPICS

  • Thirty-Five Years of Neuromodulation
  • Neuromodulation and Mechanisms of Action
  • Neurostimulation for Phantom Limb Pain
  • Burst and High Frequency Stimulation in Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Neuromodulation for Headache Disorders
  • Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation for Cluster Headache
  • High Density Stimulation
  • Imaging and Placebo
  • Industry Research and Bias
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Peripheral Neuromodulation
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery
  • Non-Invasive Stimulation
  • Fibromyalgia and Emerging Treatments
  • Wireless Stimulation 
  • NSUKI Research RASCAL Study
  • New Start Up Neurostimulation Technologies
  • Central Auditory Implants
  • Deep Brain Stimulation for Pain
  • Deep Brain Stimulation for Huntington’s Chorea
  • Deep Brain Stimulation for Tourette’s Syndrome
  • Deep Brain Stimulation under GA?
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Electrode Placement
  • Psychological Screening for Neuromodulation
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BPS IPM SIG TOPICS

  • Immunotherapy & Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Anticoagulation Guidelines and Pain Interventions
  • Neurolytic Blocks for Cancer Pain
  • Precision Diagnosis of FBSS
  • Sacroiliac Joint Radiofrequency
  • Complications of Spinal Interventions
  • Consent for Spinal Interventions
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Pelvic Girdle Pain


2015 ASM TIMETABLE


Venue: King's Building, King's College London Strand Campus, London WC2R 2LS, UK

DAY 1 (FRIDAY, 6.11.15, 13.00-18.30HRS)
To view the day one programme, Click Here 

DAY 2 (SATURDAY, 7.11.15, 08.00-18.00HRS)
To view the day two  programme, Click Here

DAY 3 (SUNDAY, 8.11.15, 08.00-13.00HRS)
To view the day three programme, Click Here

FREE ORAL PRESENTATIONS
To view the free oral presentations programme, Click Here

INDUSTRY SPONSORED SYMPOSIUMS
To view the industry sponsored programme, Click Here




ASM FACULTY



Prof Jan Vesper
President, German Neuromodulation Society
Head of Neuromodulation Centre
Dept. of Functional Neurosurgery and Stereotaxy
Heinrich-Heine-University
Düsseldorf
Germany









Prof Wilhelm Eisner
Vice-President, German Neuromodulation Society
Univ. Clinic for Neurosurgery
Medical center Anichstraße - MZA
Innsbruck, Austria











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









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










Mr Brian Simpson
Past-President, International Neuromodulation Society
Consultant Neurosurgeon (Retired)
University Hospital of Wales
Cardiff, Wales
United Kingdom






Dr Vivek Mehta
Chair, British Pain Society Headache SIG
Consultant in Pain Medicine & Honorary Senior Lecturer
Deputy Director, Pain and Anaesthesia Research Centre
St Bartholomew’s Hospital
London, United Kingdom










Dr Neil Collighan
Lead Consultant for Pain Services
Consultant in Pain Medicine
East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust
Canterbury, UK










Dr Kristiaan Deckers
Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
GZA Hospitals
Wilrijk
Belgium








Prof Katja Wiech
Pain & Mind
Nuffield Dept. of Clinical Neurosciences
(Nuffield Division Anaesthetics)
& FMRIB Centre
John Radcliffe Hospital
University of Oxford
Oxford 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








Prof Eric Buchser
Vice-President, Swiss Neuromodulation Society
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Ensemble Hospitalier de la Côte (EHC)
Morges, Switzerland









Dr Stefan Schu
Senior Doctor - Neuromodulation
Specialist for Neurosurgery
ana Kliniken GmbH Duisburg
The Rehwiesen 9-11
47055 Duisburg
Germany









Dr Karen Simpson
Co-Author, Textbook of Spinal Interventions
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Leeds, UK












Dr Philipp J. Slotty
Department of Neurosurgery
Heinrich-Heine-University
Düsseldorf
Germany












Dr Nicholas Padfield
Consultant in Pain Medicine
Pain Management & Neuromodulation Centre
Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital
London, UK











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











Ms Morag Brookes
Pain & Neuromodulation Research Nurse-Team Leader
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Middlesbrough, UK






Ms Miriam Walker
Nurse Specialist
Chronic Pain & Neuromodulation Service
Royal Victoria Infirmary
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK









Dr Jaroslaw Maciaczyk
Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf
Neurochirurgische Klinik
Düsseldorf, Germany









Dr Johannes Kuchta
Treasurer, German Neuromodulation Society
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Interdisciplinary Spine Center
Bonn, Germany








FACULTY HOTEL



Crowne Plaza London - The City
19 New Bridge Street, London EC4V 6DB



NSUKI ASM DINNER (07.11.15, 20.00hrs)














The Great Hall, North Wing
St Bartholomew's Hospital
W Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE
Web: http://www.bartsgreathall.com/