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The British Association for the Study of Headache is running an educational course in Birmingham. The course moves in location around the UK each year and this year will be held at the Medical School, University of Birmingham.  National experts in headache will meet to present an up to date practical approached to managing headache. Topics will range from essential examination tips, red flags, who to refer, when to  imaging and management.  The course is aimed at primary care physicians, specialist trainees as well and neurologist and allied health professionals seeing and managing headache.

Places are limited and the registration fee £25 (BASH will sponsor the event).

Register online today with a credit/debit card via the University's online shop.

Royal College of Physicians Accreditation has been applied for.  The event is expected to receive 6 CPD points.


 08:00  Registration and refreshments  
 08:45  Welcome  Alex Sinclair, Birmingham
 08:50  Migraine Trust  Arlene Wilkie
 Chair: Alex Sinclair, Birmingham  
 09:00  History and Examination for headache  Giles Elrington, London
 09:20  Examining the fundus: Tips & Tricks   Susie Mollan, Birmingham
 09:30 Spotting Red flags - When to image and when to refer or investigate Nick Silver, Liverpool
 10:00  Headache’s in the Emergency room:  + cases   Stuart Weatherby, Plymouth
 10:30  Giant Cell arteritis   Susie Mollan
 11:00  Refreshments 
 Chair: Richard Peatfield, London
 11:30  Migraine diagnosis, recognising aura & when to investigate  Anish Bahra, London  
 12:00  Acute and preventative treatment of migraine:  indications & contraindications (triptans)  Mark Weatherall, London (include MOH)
 12:30  Dizzy headache patients: vestibular migraine diagnosis and treatment  Louisa Murdin, London
 13:00  Lunch 
 Chair:  Alok Tyagi, Glasgow
 14:00  Headache cases  Fayyaz Ahmed, Hull
 14:30  TAC’s: diagnosis and treatment  Manjit Matharu, London
 15:00  Neuromodulation and new drugs  Peter Goadsby, London
 15:30  Refreshments
 Chair:  Fayyaz Ahmed, Hull
 16:00  Trigeminal neuralgia: diagnosis, imaging and treatment  Giorgio Lambru, London
 16:30  Rare headaches    Alok Tyagi, Glasgow
 17:00  Headaches and hormones   Manuela Fontebasso, York
 17:30  Close 

How to register

Registration is £25, you can register online with a debit/credit card via the online shop

Registration closes on Tuesday 23rd May.


Centre for Professional Development, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT.
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Contact us

If you have any queries please email the MDS Events Team,