Diagnosis and Management of Headache disorders in primary care

Learning Centre LG12 (R28 on campus map)
Medical and Dental Sciences
Monday 23rd November 2015 (09:00-16:30)
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Amy Partleton
Email: a.partleton@bham.ac.uk  
Tel: 0121 414 2677

Course Summary

This one day course aims to provide an evidence based approach to the challenges of diagnosis and management of headaches. It provides a unique opportunity to interact with the experts on a wide range of causes of headache.

Learning Objectives

  • An understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of migraine, tension-type headache and medication overuse headache
  • How to investigate and when to refer headache disorders
  • An understanding of how to recognise rarer headache disorders and knowledge of how they are treated


Professor Carl E Clarke – Professor of Clinical Neurology, UoB & Honorary Consultant Neurologist, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS trust

Dr Alexandra Sinclair – NIHR Clinician Scientist, UoB & Consultant Neurologist UHB

Sister Julie Edwards – Clinical Nurse Specialist for Headaches, Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Course Details

One day

Primary care clinical sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT 

Is this course accredited? 
This is a 1 day CPD accredited course.

£150.00 per person  

How to apply
For more information about this course please contact Amy Partleton:
Email: a.partleton@bham.ac.uk 
Tel: 0121 414 2677