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To apply for SBNS membership click the link below and visit our application page.

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Patient Information

SBNS is unable to give medical advice or recommend neurosurgeons. Please use an appropriate support group or your GP.

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Become a Neurosurgeon

The management of neurosurgical patients requires excellent medical and surgical skills, a career in Neurosurgery offers many challenges and rewards.

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pdf_icon.gif Full SBNS Academic Programme  (as at 18.3.2019)

pdf_icon.gif SBNS Programme at glance 

pdf_icon.gif Full EANN/BANN Programme 

pdf_icon.gif EANN/BANN Programme at a glance


Tuesday, 19 March 

Pre-congress Meetings 

12:30 - 16:30
The British Neuro-Oncology Group Meeting 
16:30 to 19:00
IMRI Meeting

Anyone wishing to attend these meetings must register their interest in advance of the meeting with the subspecialty contact. This is not part of the registration for the main meeting 
(see Sub Specialty Meetings tab for more details)

Wednesday, 20 March

Full day of Joint Sessions in the Exchange Auditorium - It will tailored to general aspects of neurosurgery as opposed to the operative aspects 

09:00 - 10:30
EANN Opening Ceremony 

11:00 - 12:30
Life Long Learning Session 
Intraoperative monitoring and advances in neuro oncology

12:30 - 13:30

13:00 - 17:30 
Guest lectures / Plenary talks

Guest Speakers:
Prof. Andrew  King,  Consultant Neurosurgeon, Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences
Dr Joanne Hickey, Professor at the University of Texas
Sir Alex Ferguson, Former Football Manager of Manchester United FC

17:30 - 18:30  
Joint Poster Session in the Exhibition Area

18:30  - 21:00 
Welcome Reception
(see Social Events tab for more details)

Thursday, 21 March

08:00 - 09:00
Breakfast Seminar  sponsored by Elekta Intruments AB - All welcome to attend
Advancing Stereotactic Neurosurgery

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09:00 - 16:30
Concurrent Sessions - SBNS and EANN
A full day of plenary talks, abstract presentations, workshops and guest lectures 

Guest Speaker:  Evanthia Galanis, M.D,  Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA

12:30 - 13:30


12:30 - 13:30 - Women in Neurosurgery Focus Group

Led by Teresa Scott (ST1) & Meriem Amarouche (ST7 

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16:30 - 18:00
SBNS Business Meeting/BNTA Business Meeting 

19:00 - 01:00
Gala Dinner
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Friday 22 March

08:00 - 09:00
Breakfast Seminar - Sponsored by: Intregra - All welcome to attend

Managing the Dura and CSF: 20 years of Technological Advances

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09:00 - 12:30
Concurrent Sessions - SBNS and EANN 
Plenary talks, workshops and abstract presentations

Plenary Speaker: Professor Michael Fehlings, University of Toronto

12:30 - 13:30
Closing Remarks & Lunch 

Post Congress Meeting

This is not part of the main meeting and you must contact the BRSS to register your interest in attending

13:30 - 18:00 

British Radio Surgery Society Meeting  (see Sub Specialty Meetings tab for more details)


There will be an extensive Trade Exhibition open from Wednesday to Friday and all refreshment breaks will be served in the Exhibition Area at the same time for all associations.

Please check this page for regular updates in the lead up to the meeting.



Last Updated: 16 July 2019