PENNEC Summer meeting- 21/05/2019

When Nov 23, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Where The Durham Centre, Belmont Industrial Estate DH1 1TN
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PENNEC: Challenging Epilepsies:

21st May 2019, organised by Dr Kurup and Dr Aszkenasy

The Durham Centre, Belmont Industrial Estate, Durham, DH1 1TN



9.30 – 10.00 am                                 Registration:      Tea/Coffee

10.00 – 10.45 am                               Epilepsy in Autism: Relationships and Challenges

Dr Mark Aszkenasy, Consultant Paediatrician, University Hospital of North Tees.

10.45 – 11.15 am                               Parental and Family perspective on a Child with Complex Epilepsy

                                                                Miss Fiona Williams and Beverley Gunn.

11.15 – 11.30 am                               Tea/Coffee


11.30 – 12.15 pm                              Epileptic Encephalopathies

Dr Ines Roncero Sanchez Cano, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Great North Children’s Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne.

12.15 – 12.45 PM                              Case Presentation: A rare and unusual case of ‘seizures’

Mrs Pauline King, Specialist Epilepsy Nurse, North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust.


12.45 – 1.45 pm                 Lunch

1.45 – 2.00 pm                                   PENNEC Administration


2.00 – 3.00 pm                                   Drug Resistant Epilepsy: Newer options for treatment

Dr Sunny Philip, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Birmingham Woman’s & Children’s Hospital, Birmingham.

3.00 – 3.30 pm                                   Paediatric EEG: Uses and Abuses

Dr Ming Lai, Consultant Neurophysiologist, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals


3.30 – 3.45 pm                                   Tea/Coffee

3.45 – 4.15 pm                                   Case Presentation: Dr Dinakaran Jayachandran, Consultant Paediatrician, Darlington Memorial Hospital.


4.15 pm                                                Thanks and Finish