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APIL advanced brain and spinal cord injury conference 2018

APIL CPD:
All levels - 10 hours

(Please note that the number of CPD hours may be subject to change)

RESIDENTIAL PACKAGE - ONLY £550 + VAT FOR APIL MEMBERS*
***Day delegate and non-residential packages also available to APIL members***

APIL’s fifth annual ‘Advanced brain and spinal cord injury conference’ returns to the newly refurbished four star Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel. This two-day residential event will bring you up-to-date on the most recent and advanced developments in brain and spinal cord injuries to help you achieve the best possible outcome for your clients.

Medical experts and leading practitioners will come together during this packed two-day programme, to help members run their catastrophic injury caseloads.

Topics include:

Opening address

  • The challenges faced by personal injury lawyers in the face of increasing pressure to deny full compensation to seriously injured people
  • Gerard McDermott QC, Outer Temple Chambers, London

Current best practice in the NHS

  • Dr. Andrew Eynon, Consultant in Neurosciences Intensive Care, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Honorary Associate Professor, University of Southampton
  • Trustee, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

The challenges of dealing with the MIB in brain and spinal cord injury cases

  • Andrew Ritchie QC, 9 Gough Square, London

The consequences of head injury: effort, motivation and malingering

  • Dr. Neil Brooks, Director and Consultant Neuropsychologist, Rehab Without Walls, Milton Keynes

Current issues in the Court of Protection and Office of the Public Guardian

  • Lynne Bradey, Partner, Wrigleys Solicitors, Sheffield

Fertility issues and sex for those with a spinal cord injury

  • Anne Luttman-Johnson, Retired, Former Client Support Manager, Irwin Mitchell LLP, Witney

Claims handling - the defendant’s perspective

  • David Fisher, Catastrophic & Injury Claims Technical Manager, AXA Insurance, Ipswich
  • Colin Ettinger, Past APIL President, APIL EC Member, Irwin Mitchell LLP, London

Family therapy

  • Dr. Claire Willson, Neuropsychologist, Community Brain Injury Trust, Rookwood Hospital, Cardiff

Ageing after a catastrophic injury

  • Dr. Niruj Agrawal, Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, St George’s Hospital, London and Senior Honorary Lecturer, St George’s, University of London, London

Fundamental dishonesty and surveillance

  • Hugh Johnson, Secretary of APIL’s Spinal Cord Injury SIG, Stewarts Law LLP, London

The impact that brain injury can have upon communication

  • Dr. Sylvia Taylor-Goh, Speech and Language Therapist, 10 Harley Street, London

Psychiatric conditions and catastrophic injury

  • Nathan Tavares QC, Outer Temple Chambers, London

Legal update

  • Colin Ettinger, Past APIL Presdent, APIL EC Member, Irwin Mitchell LLP, London
  • Mark Holt, Commercial Director, Frenkel Topping, Manchester

*Residential package includes attendance at both days of the conference, one ticket to the mid-conference evening social and single occupancy accommodation on Thursday, 21 June; plus refreshments throughout the conference and comprehensive conference pack! 

Cost:

APIL member: £550 + VAT
Non-member: £750 + VAT

Thanks to our sponsors

HEALTH & CASE MANAGEMENT LTD (HCML)
FRENKEL TOPPING
9 GOUGH SQUARE
ARAG PLC
BUSH & COMPANY REHABILITATION
ILS

Principal sponsor

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