Huntercombe to host leading brain-injury clinicians and researchers
Posted November 17th 2011
The Huntercombe Group will host some of the UK’s leading brain-injury clinicians and researchers at a conference in Derby next week.
The “Advances in Neuroscience in a Challenging Commissioning Environment” conference will be a forum for brain-injury professionals and commissioners to discuss latest developments in neuroscience and medical technology, and how proposed changes in commissioning may facilitate their benefit for patients.
Huntercombe is a leading UK provider of brain-injury treatment and rehabilitation services, with 20 centres in England and Scotland.for people with a brain injury or neurodisability.
Gerry Roxborough, a speech and language therapist at Huntercombe’sFrenchayBrain Injury Rehabilitation Centre in Bristoland Jane Howden of Huntercombe’sNottingham Neurodisability Service will both lead workshops during the CPD-accredited conference on Tuesday, November 22, atDerby Conference Centre
The conference speakers will includeDr Rajiv Singh, honorary senior lecturer at the University of Sheffield, who will discuss recent evidence on clinical effectiveness in brain injury treatment;Dr Peter Hutchinson, of Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridgeshire, who will discuss acute management and rehabilitation of people with a brain injury; andProfessor Steve Williams of Kings College London who will discuss developments inneuroimaging.
David Ackroyd, centre manager for Huntercombe’s Nottingham Neurodisability Service, will make a welcoming speech at the conference, which is being sponsored by Irwin Mitchell Solicitors.
David said: “We expect this conference to be a highly-stimulating event, with some fantastic speakers. Brain-injury treatment, care and rehabilitation is still a relatively new medical and clinical discipline, and Huntercombe is always keen to explore new possibilities and opportunities for our patients.”More details on the conference here: http://www.huntercombe.com/company-info/events-and-exhibitions/13/advances-in-neuroscience-in-a-challenging-commissioning-landscape