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Multiple System Atrophy Health and Care Professionals Study Day

2nd July 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


The MSA Trust is pleased to announce a study day for Health and Care professionals. Our programme will look at what MSA is and what it’s like to live with, what research is being undertaken and the practical ways that Health and Care professionals can best support people living with the condition. It aims to be an interesting day with plenty of discussion and opportunities for networking, with an excellent panel of presenters.

Provisional programme

09.30 Registration

09.50 Welcome, Housekeeping, Introduction and Aims of day

10.00 Professor David Burn – Overview of MSA

10.30 Dr Naomi Warren – Clinical diagnosis and management of MSA

11.00 Refreshments

11.15 Professor Nicola Pavese – Research into MSA

11.45 Rebekah Traynor – Swallowing & Communication considerations in MSA

12.15 The perspective of a person affected by MSA

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Katie Rigg and Emma Saunders – The role of MSA Nurse Specialists

13.45 Rachel Quibell – Palliative Management in MSA

14.15 Clare Morris – Palliative care research

14.45 Refreshments

15.00 Heather Hunter – Physiotherapy interventions and support

15.30 Unconfirmed slot

16.00 Summary of day and evaluation

16.15 Close and Certificate collection

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Multiple System Atrophy Trust
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