Local Events

PET 2018 - Paediatric Epilepsy Training Course

Date: 11 August 2018
Venue: Unite Building, Howard College, University of KwaZulu-Natal

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Date: 19 October 2018
Venue: Cape Town
Contact: Prof Regan Solomons

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PET WEEK OXFORD: 10 - 14 September 2018

As we are increasingly asked by doctors attending PET courses from overseas if we could run courses ‘back-to-back’ so that they could complete the course in

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The BPNA recommends that anyone who has a role in managing children’s epilepsy should repeat the PET courses every 5 years.

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Bookings will shortly be opening for the BPNA Annual Conference in Liverpool taking place on the 23 - 25 January 2019

SAPA 2018
Date: 30 - 31 August 2018
Venue: Century City Conference Centre

Date Time Venue Speaker Topic
  Chair   Ronald van Toorn  
Thursday 30 August 13h00-13h30   Tammy Hedderly   Hyperkinetic movement disorders in children
  13h30-14h00   Charlie Fairhurst Hierarchy of clinical need
  14h00-14h30   Jo Wilmshurst Epilepsy/ADHD myth or fact
  14h30-15h00 Tea/Coffee
  15h00-15h30   Charlie Fairhurst Quality of life issues in cerebral palsy (pain and saliva control)
  15h30-16h00   Tammy Hedderley Functional movement disorders 
  16h00-16h30   Alvin Ndondo Update on auto immune encephalitis
  Chair   Regan Solomons  
Friday 31 August 8h00-8h30 Plenary Tammy Hedderley Tics and Tourette’s syndrome
  11h00-11h30 Plenary Andre Venter Update on ADHD within the South African Landscape.
  11h30-12h00 Plenary Charlie Fairhurst Cerebral palsy NICE guidelines

PANDA Epilepsy weekend:
Date: 20 - 22 October 2018 - Basic Course
Speaker: Prof Helen Cross invited guest speaker.