Inaugural Facial Paralysis Rehabilitation Conference for Health Professionals

August 10, 2018

Hosted by FACIAL THERAPY SPECIALISTS-UK

Day One: Monday 1st October 2018

Venue – Forum Lecture Theatre; University of Birmingham Medical School (all refreshments/ lunch provided)

Timing, Speaker, Topic and Notes

09.00 – 09.10: Catriona Neville – Introduction/Welcome
09.10 – 09.30: Special guest – Patient experience on the importance of receiving timely and appropriate care in Facial Palsy management – Pt journey experience
09.30 – 9.50: Margaret Youatt – History of facial palsy rehabilitation (Physiotherapist Norwich and Norfolk Hospital, Norfolk)
09.50 – 10.20: Jackie Diels – Neuromuscular retraining (Occupational therapist Wisconsin USA)
10.20 – 10.40: Catriona Neville – Holistic management of ocular synkinesis (Physiotherapist Queen Victoria Hospital, Sussex)
10.40 – 11.00: COFFEE BREAK
11.00 – 11.20: Sarah Kilcoyne – Paediatric management (Speech and Language Therapist John-Radcliffe Hospital Oxford)
11.20 – 11.40: Vanessa Venables – Oromotor dysfunction (Speech and Language Therapist Queen Victoria Hospital, Sussex)

11.40 – 12.00: Jonathan Cole – Neurophysiological investigation (Consultant Neurophysiologist, Poole Hospital, Dorset)
12.00 – 13.00: LUNCH BREAK
13.00 – 13.30: Richard Irving – Facial nerve trauma (Consultant ENT and Skull Base Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham)
13.30 – 14.00: Demetrius Evriviades – Facial nerve/masseteric grafts (Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham)
14.00 – 14.30: Ruben Kannan – Direct neurotisation and cervical branch neurectomy (Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Queen Victoria Hospital, Sussex)
14.30 – 15.00: Mara Robinson – Post-operative facial rehabilitation (Physiotherapist Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Boston USA)
15.00 – 15.15: TEA BREAK
15.15 – 15.45: Charles Nduka – FRAME update (Consultant Plastic Surgeon Queen Victoria Hospital Sussex)
15.45 – 16.15: Sally Glover – Botox live injection session (Physiotherapist Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham)
16.15 – 16.35: Helen Martin Case Study physiotherapist St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals Liverpool
16.35 – 17.00: PANEL – Pre-arranged questions from delegates to panel and audience
17.00: CLOSE

Conference fee:

MEMBERS of FTS-UK: TWO DAYS: £150, ONE DAY: £90
NON-MEMBERS of FTS-UK: TWO DAYS: £175, ONE DAY: £100

Conference social evening (Mon) BARBER INSTITUTE OF FINE ART. University of Birmingham (Guided tour with drinks and canapes).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT sally.glover@uhb.nhs.uk

HOTEL on University of Birmingham campus: Edgbaston Park Hotel, Edgbaston park Road. Birmingham https://www.edgbastonparkhotel.com/rooms/

Day Two: Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Venue: Education Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

Workshop presented by psychologists: Andi Heaton, Psychologist Queen Victoria Hospital Sussex and Sam Williams, Independent Psychologist Brighton.

09.30 – 16.30: Psychology for people with facial palsy and therapists involved in facial rehabilitation

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