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The British Skull Base Society (BSBS) is the multidisciplinary, multiprofessional body whose membership is the clinical specialists responsible for the treatment of patients in the UK with skull base tumours and other disorders of the skull base. Location Crowne Plaza Glasgow

NANSIG, with the support of the SBNS, invites you to the 8th Neurosurgery Careers Day to be held at City and Guilds Building, Kensington, London, SW7 1AL . Experts in the field will take us through topics on ‘Becoming a Neurosurgeon', ‘Being a Neurosurgeon' and 'Innovation in Neurosurgery’. Tickets are £16.31 including admin fee

This year’s BNVG meeting will focus on areas variability in current practice in the management of neurovascular patients as well as offering opportunity to focus on some less frequently discussed topics, including dural AV fistulae and cerebral revascularisation. Venue: Hilton Leeds City, Neville St, Leeds LS1 4BX

Two day event - 21-22 February 2019 Since its inaugural launch in February 2014 GESTS has developed a growing following and international reputation. This two-day symposium brings together a range of nationally and internationally renowned expertise and focuses on key messages and practical tips in emergency surgery and trauma care. Venue: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow,232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ

Two day course This hands-on course provides comprehensive overview and training in the use of ultrasound in all aspects of intra-operative neurosurgery, as well it’s use in diagnostics (LP, TCD) and therapeutic procedures for pain (e.g. nerve root block) . SUITABILITY: This course is suitable for trainees, non-trainees (ST1-8 equivalent) and junior consultants. University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2WB

Venue:University of Birmingham Medical School This course is suitable for trainees, non-trainees (ST1-8 equivalent) and junior consultants. and is accredited with CPDs by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edindurgh (RCSEd)

2 day event. Venue: Mercure Holland House Hotel, Cardiff The British Paediatric Neurosurgical Group & CSF Meeting will be taking place at the Mercure Holland House Hotel in Cardiff. Further information to follow shortly! To register your interest please email Mercure Holland House Hotel, Cardiff

Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK
All Day
11-12 March 2019 - A unique course run by surgeons and scientists. It features cadaveric, hands-on dissections of white matter tracts relevant to glioma surgery with mapping paradigms for intra-operative testing and, for the first time, researchers, neuroimaging and cognitive neuroscientists discuss cortical maps beyond Brodmann. Places are strictly limited and by application only.

HOTEL CROWNE PLAZA BELGRADE Vladimira Popovica 10, Belgrade, Serbia

BASS 2019 - Brighton We would like to invite you to the Biennial British Association of Spinal Surgeons conference and exhibition on 3-5 April 2019. BASS 2019 meeting will be taking place at the Brighton Centre, located right on the Brighton Seafront. Spinal Masterclass and the National Backpain Pathway Clinical Network (NBP-CN) meeting taking place on Tuesday 2nd April, followed the main Conference and Exhibition on 3rd-5th April. Combining a seaside location with a vibrant city atmosphere, Brighton is one of the UK’S most accessible and compact cities, with excellent travel links to London and all major airports in the region. The 2019 meeting will bring together experts in spinal conditions from across the world to expand knowledge and network. The conference will focus on technological advances in spinal conditions, in particular navigation, robotics and minimally invasive surgery. The meeting is open to all clinicians and allied health staff involved in spinal care. Registration for the Masterclass, NBP-CN meeting and the Main Conference meeting and exhibition is now open. Please visit the Registration Portal where the Early bird rates will expire on the 31st January 2019.

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Last Updated: 15 January 2019

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