The online neurodisability teaching programme for trainees is now up and running on Wednesdays at 1-2pm.

The sessions cover a range of topics relevant to neurodisability, and training more widely, and will be delivered by consultants and therapists. The sessions are aimed at neurodisability GRID trainees, but will be relevant to any trainees with an interest in neurodisability, including neurodisability SPIN trainees, community GRID trainees and neurology GRID trainees.

We thought this would be useful over the coming months while most people have been re-deployed to different areas of working and many of our usual teaching and learning opportunities are not possible. We hope this will enable trainees to keep connected to the curriculum and neurodisability. We feel that, especially now, it will be useful to have more of a face-to-face connection between trainees across the country.

The sessions run using MS Teams in a webinar format and last for an hour, with time for questions using audio/video at the end. 

Upcoming sessions that are planned:
24 June Recognition and Medical Management of Elevated Tone Dan Lumsden
1st July Care in the time of COVID Dr Charlie Fairhurst
8th July Difficult conversations Dr Toni Wolff
15th July To be confirmed 
22nd July 9 layers of medical hell Dr Charlie Fairhurst
29th July Use of intrathecal baclofen Dr Santosh Mordekar
5th August Neurorehabilitation Dr Vijay Palanivel
12th August Management of the upper limb Dr Jill Cadwgan, Caron Coleman, OT
19th August NHS structure and politics Dr Charlie Fairhurst
26th August Topic to be confirmed Dr Karen Horridge

If you would like to join the teaching sessions, please email [email protected] with your details and email address. We will then send you information on how to join and ensure that you have access to the teaching channel on MS Teams.

If anyone has any questions or any suggestions for topics, please get in touch.

We look forward to you joining the sessions.

Katy, Annabel and Yan
Neurodisability Grid Trainees and The Neurodisability Community

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