BACD will be running a study day from 10.00am - 3.30pm on Friday 12 April 2024, focusing on Tone Management

Aims: To review understanding of tone in children with neurological conditions and improve clinical confidence in managing tone in outpatient and acute settings


  • Dr Jill Cadwgan, Consultant Paediatrician Neurodisability, Evelina London Children's Hospital
  • Dr Daniel Lumsden, Consultant in Paediatric Neurology and Complex Motor Disorders, Evelina London Children's Hospital


10.00Introduction and WelcomeDr Jill Cadwgan
Dr Dan Lumsden
10.15Understanding tone – pathophysiology and definitionsDr Charlie Fairhurst 
Sinead Barkey 
Kat Johnson
Jo Lloyd
11.40Medications for toneDr Dan Lumsden
12.00Principles and practise of BoNT-A for toneDr Jill Cadwgan
Laura Moore
Morgan Whyte
12.30Tone emergencies and inpatient management of toneDr Margaret Kaminska
13.00Neurosurgical interventions for toneDr Ram Kumar
14.00How CPIPSE has influenced CP care in SE – and future directionsAnita Patel + Team
14.45Evelina London Children's Hospital Movement services and regional network pathwaysPanel discussion
15.25Final Questions and closeDr Jill Cadwgan
Dr Dan Lumsden


  • Dr Jill Cadwgan and Dr Charlie Fairhurst – Consultants in Paediatric Neurodisability
  • Dr Dan Lumsden, Dr Margaret Kaminska and Dr Ram Kumar  - Consultant Paediatric Neurologists
  • Kat Johnson, Jo Lloyd and Laura Moore and Anita Patel – Occupational Therapists*
  • Sinead Barkey, Anita Patel and Morgan Whyte – Physiotherapists*

* all highly specialist/ clinical therapy practitioners

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Booking Terms & Conditions

  • The deadline to cancel your ticket and receive a full refund minus card processing fees (10% of cost) is Tuesday 9 April 2024.
  • All cancellations should be made by email to [email protected]
  • No refunds will be given for non-attendance or cancellations received on or after Wednesday 10 April 2024 under any circumstances.

Book tickets

Ticket Cost Quantity
AHP, Nurse (BACD member) £25.00 Members only
AHP, Nurse (non-member) £30.00
Consultant and SAS Doctors (BACD member) £70.00 Members only
Consultant and SAS Doctors (non-member) £80.00
Core Trainee (BACD member) £25.00 Members only
Core Trainee (non-member) £30.00
Specialty Trainee (BACD member) £35.00 Members only
Specialty Trainee (non-member) £45.00

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