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International Brain Injury Symposium

27 March 2014

After the event

The Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability is pleased to have held it’s first international symposium on rehabilitation after brain injury.

Over two days, March 27th & 28th a panel of national and international experts presented:
'How to navigate through the rehabilitation pathway' (Day 1)
'Changes and challenges in Disorders of Consciousness' (Day 2)
This event looked at:
- The international and national context of rehabilitation after brain injury
- The ethical and legal aspects of rehabilitation after brain injury in adults and children
- The new Royal College of Physicians guidelines on DOC and their implications for patients, families and healthcare professionals.

Delegates left the event with a better understanding of rehabilitation after severe brain injury and its delivery.
Confirmed keynote speakers included:
- David Ripley, Medical Director, Brain Injury Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, USA
- Professor Lynne Turner-Stokes, Herbert Dunhill Chair of Academic Rehabilitation, King's College London and Director, Regional Rehabilitation Unit, Northwick Park Hospital

 Date: Thursday 27th and Friday 28th March 2014

Time: 9.00 - 17.00

Location: The Royal Overseas League, London UK 
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