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Venue@ 33 Queen Square Lecture Theatre - London The need for multidisciplinary working in neuro-oncology is well established but a common theme that will be addressed is the need for better understanding between core specialties within the Neuro-oncology Multidisciplinary Team. Aims: 1. Learn about state of the art imaging and pathological diagnosis of brain tumours 2. See how experts manage brain tumours including Proton Beam Therapy, Clinical Trials and Gamma Knife 3. Gain a broader understanding of multidisciplinary management in neuro-oncology

WIMAT, Cardiff Medicentre, Cardiff
All Day
21/01/2021 – 22/01/2021 Aimed at Higher Surgical Trainees appearing for their exit exams, this will be an intensive 2 day course, with the emphasis on simulating exam conditions in a formative environment which allows discussion and revision. The first afternoon will be dedicated wholly to patient VIVA scenarios

Invited speakers Professor Dan Milea (Singapore) and Professor Anthony Arnold (USA). Topics will include ophthalmic imaging in vascular disease, clinical talks, scientific presentations and a prize for the best trainee presentation Venue name Annual meeting at St Thomas’ Hospital, London Festschrift at Queen Square, London

The course will be delivered via informal lectures and action learning sets covering the different facets of neurosurgical complications and how the trainee could deal with them. Attendees will be provided with an opportunity to discuss their personal experience of complications with senior faculty members as well as learning from a simulation. The programme below outlines the topics to be covered during the day. Speakers will have freedom to direct each of the talks as they see fit. This course is aimed at ST1-ST8 Neurosurgical Trainees. Focused on Probity and Ethics (Medical Error) of the Neurosurgical Curriculum.

Last Updated: 30 November 2020

SBNS Bi Annual Meetings

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Autumn 2021 


14-16 April
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Hospital, Dundee

Dundee 2021



29 Sept - 1 Oct 2021
Hosted by
The Royal
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Neurosurgical Courses


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