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BritSpine 2018

  • 20/03/2018
  • (UTC-00:00)
  • 23/03/2018
  • (UTC-00:00)
  • Leeds, UK

There will be a pre-meeting day (Tuesday 20th March 2018) which will include:

  • Cadaver laboratory
  • Spinal Masterclass
  • National Back Pain Clinical Network (NBP-CN) implementation meeting for AHPs, Regional Spinal network leads, commissioners and interested surgeons

The main meeting (Wednesday 21st –Friday 23rd March) will include clinical topics ranging through:

  • Inherited spinal disorders including dysplasias and the role of surgery
  • Inflammatory spinal conditions and the role of surgery
  • Central mechanisms of pain relative to surgery for axial back pain
  • Debate on Surgery for Axial Back Pain
  • Spinal Oncology
  • Thoraco-lumbar burst fractures

Other topical issues to include:

  • Spine strategy session including:
  • Keynote (hopefully) from CEO or medical director NHSE to clarify current national health policy direction
  • National back and radicular pain pathway , Regional Spinal Networks , Spinal GIRFT and implications
  • A highly relevant debate on the funding of healthcare with international comparisons and speakers
  • Society AGMs (Including BASS)

An exciting social programme is being developed with the main dinner in Leeds Armouries.



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