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8-9-2012 | National Conference 2012

20 March 2012
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Brainwave National Conference 2012
Managing Epilepsy, Shattering Stigma

Saturday, September 8th
Ashling Hotel, Parkgate St, Dublin 8

 10.30am - 4.30pm

For people with epilepsy, their families & carers
And for professionals working with people with epilepsy

Draft Programme (subject to change)

10.30 - 11.00
Registration

11.00 - 11.15
Welcome and Introduction
Mike Glynn, CEO Brainwave & President International Bureau for Epilepsy

11.15 - 11.45 
Launch Demonstarion of Brainwave Online Support group

11.45-1.00
Managing Epilepsy......Shattering stigma
Dr John Paul Leech, Consultant Neurologist, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow

1.00 - 2.00
Lunch & Information Stands

2.00 - 2.30
The rights of People with Epilepsy in Ireland - A human rights based approach.
Rosalind McKenna

2.30 - 3.10
The National Epilepsy Care Programme: Transforming epilepsy services in Ireland, Dr Colin Doherty, Consultant Neurologist, St James Hospital & Programme Clinical Lead

3.10 - 4.10
Living with Epilepsy: Personal experiences from people with epilepsy
Chaired by Rick O'Shea, Brainwave Patron
Speakers:
Rachel Ashe; Eoin Kernan; Francis Keenan; Colm O'Connor

4.10 - 4.30
Panel Discussion & Questions & Answers Session

4.30 Close of Conference

Specialist Nurse Appointments
Individual appointments can be booked throughout the day, please book at registration.

Conference Fees: per person
€25.00 (Members)
€35.00 (Non members & Health Professionals)

 

Book Your Place

  • Contact us at 01 4557500 to book your place early
  • Or register online here (CLOSED)
  • Booking form below 

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking:
€12 per day at Ashling Hotel

€8 per day at Heuston, and by text (€7 per day)

Attached Documents

PDF icon Brainwave 2012 National Conference (Conference_flyer_2012_FINAL.pdf | 2.27 MB)
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