OUCH(UK) Organisation for the Understanding of Cluster Headache


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London Conference Sunday October 19th 2014

We are delighted to announce our next meeting will take place on October 19th in London in the Governance Hall at the world renowned St Thomas' Hospital by kind permission of Guys & St Thomas Hospitals Trust, Dr Adnan Al-Kaisy Clinical lead and Consultant in Pain and Neuromodulation and Dr Giorgio Lambru, consultant neurologist of St Thomas' Hospital Headache Team.   This will be a very special meeting as we have some topline speakers.
Speakers so far confirmed are: 
Professor Peter Goadsby, our patron and director of the Welcome Trust Neuroscience research facility at Kings College Hospital;
Dr Giorgio Lambru, Consultant Neurologist and Lead of the Headache Service at Guy’s and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust;  
Dr Adnan Al-Kaisy, Clinical Lead and Consultant in Pain Medicine and Neuromodulation at Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust;
Dr Anish Bahra, Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Whipps Cross Hospital; 
Professor Lance McCracken, lead psychologist at INPUT Pain Management Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Professor of Behavioural Medicine at King’s College London;
OUCH Trustee Peter May
The conference will be focused on different aspects of cluster headache, including the clinical presentation and diagnostic challenges, the burden and disability related to cluster headache, the current medical and surgical treatments, besides the future of cluster headache management.
The day will start at 9.00 am and the final event of the day will be a Question and Answer session with all the experts – your chance to ask a burning question of the best headache experts in the UK and indeed, even the world!  The day will end around 5.00 pm.   
The London conference is your opportunity to hear from the very best in the headache world, learn about new and innovative treatments and multi-disciplinary approaches to diagnosis and treatment of CH.  You will have an opportunity to ask your own questions of the experts and for those of you who are new to CH, a chance to talk to other sufferers and compare experiences at drop in sessions during the refreshment and lunch breaks.  
The Trustees look forward to welcoming you to the largest gathering of CH sufferers in the UK.
Click here to book your place.  Tickets are limited to two per application; if you require a larger number of tickets, please contact info@ouchuk.org.  So book NOW to be sure of getting your places at this unique event. 
Details of the venue and a location map will be on the bookings page.  

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