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Managing Functional Neurological Symptoms

Friday 12th June 2015 at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, Edinburgh

This full-day CPD event will cover theory, treatment models and service delivery issues in the management of functional or medically unexplained neurological symptoms.

Expert speakers will share current research and practice in this area, and there will be a strong focus on discussion and building professional networks. This event will be of great value to a range of practitioners in psychology and other healthcare professions.

Presentation Downloads

Integrative Cognitive Model of FNS
Dr Richard Brown, University of Manchester

Building professional networks
Dr Jason Price, South Tees NHS Trust

Dr Phil Yates, Devon Partnership NHS Trust & University of Exeter - Currently unavailable

Cognitive behavioural therapy for FNS - Currently unavailable
Dr Alan Carson, NHS Lothian

Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy for FNS
Dr Leo Russell, Devon Partnership NHS Trust

Working with other disciplines
Dr Sharon Mulhern, NHS Ayrshire and Arran

Managing MUS in primary care: NHS Scotland MUS toolkit
Ms Marie Claire Shankland, NHS Education for Scotland

Managing MUS in primary care: IAPT for MUS
Professor Rona Moss-Morris, King’s College London

If you have any queries please contact us via the event hotline on 01332 224507.

Agenda

Friday 12th June 2015

09:00Registration and refreshments
09:50Welcome
10:00Integrative Cognitive Model of FNS - Dr Richard Brown, University of Manchester
10:50Building professional networks - Dr Jason Price, South Tees NHS Trust and Dr Phil Yates, Devon Partnership NHS Trust & University of Exeter
11:10Refreshment break
11:40Cognitive behavioural therapy for FNS - Dr Alan Carson, NHS Lothian
12:15Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy for FNS - Dr Leo Russell, Devon Partnership NHS Trust
12:50Lunch
13:50Working with other disciplines - Dr Sharon Mulhern, NHS Ayrshire and Arran
14:40Refreshment break
15:10Managing MUS in primary care: NHS Scotland MUS toolkit - Ms Marie Claire Shankland, NHS Education for Scotland
15:35Managing MUS in primary care: IAPT for MUS - Professor Rona Moss-Morris, King’s College London
16:00Panel discussion
16:30Close

Venue

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3BH •  Website•  Directions

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel is a short walking distance to Waverley Railway Station, St Andrew Square Tram Stop and Bus Station making it easily accessible for all public transport links. There is also an Edinburgh airport bus which runs every 10 minutes with a journey time of 25 minutes.

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