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Spine Pain and Spinal Pain Treatments

Date: 20 May 2019  

Venue: Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital

Objective to review the causes of spinal pain and the treatments of spinal pain.  It will also focus on possible complications of these treatments.  There will be particular emphasis on audience participation and discussion.  Topics include: spine pain (a neurologist’s view), spine pain (a surgeon’s view), spine interventions (a physiotherapist’s view), image guided spinal intervention: what can go wrong, (a spinal injuries consultant view), facet joint treatment, vertebroplasty

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Advanced MRI and CT imaging workshop: nerves, metal and more

Date: 20–21 May 2019              

Venue:  Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital

Intensive course will cover various aspects of neurography and imaging around implants including technical aspects and clinical situations.  World-renowned faculty member in small groups to allow participant involvement.  Aims to equip participants with knowledge of what is currently achievable with widely available software.  Also lecture and tutorials on new developments in these areas

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Imaging of Orthopaedic Implants

Date: 21 May 2019  

Venue:  Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital

Objective to review the imaging of orthopaedic implants.  It will address when, why and how to image and will review specific implant and implantation-related problems in the most commonly treated joints/body areas.  The lectures will be given by radiologists and orthopaedic surgeons.  Tutorials will consolidate the contents of the lectures by discussing specific cases in depth.  A particular emphasis will be on discussion of the complex field occupying the borderlands of radiology and orthopaedics.

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SRP Annual Conference (with Exhibition)

Date: 21–23 May 2019

Venue: Scarborough Spa

SRP's Charter states the object of The Society is to 'Promote the science and art of RP and allied fields for the public benefit'. This conference intends to address this theme with presentations from speakers and posters, both invited and submitted papers, covering all aspects of RP and allied fields, examining the application and communication of the art and science of RP. In support of this, we will also be running workshops on SRP Uncertainty, Soft Skills for Communicating Risk and ALARP

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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Date: 21–23 May 2019

Venue: King’s College London - St Thomas' Hospital, London

We cover the basic principles of CMR, its clinical indications and role in a multi-modality imaging environment. Delegates will learn in lectures and small group sessions (teaching, cases and real-life scanning demonstration) gaining a solid understanding of when to refer a patient for Cardiovascular MRI and how to interpret CMR images and reports.

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Paranasal Sinuses – CT Anatomy and normal variants

Date: 26 May–21 June 2019

Venue: This is an online course

Do you want to learn about the complex anatomy of the paranasal sinuses (PNS)? Are you aware of the multiple normal variants that are important for presurgical assessment? Attend our online mini fellowship and learn to how to create detailed but concise structured CT PNS reports. Live sessions at 9am CET.

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British Society of Emergency Radiology 5th Scientific and Educational Conference Safety Systems & Performance: Excellence in Patient Care

Date: 5–6 June 2019

Venue: Durham Marriott Royal County Hotel

The 5th Annual BSER Scientific and Education Conference theme will be Safety Systems and Performance: Excellence in Patient Care. NHS austerity and a shortage of radiologists have put a strain on the system, hence having safety systems in place such as checklists and review areas help contribute to patient safety. Maintaining peak performance through stress-management, personal reflection, regular QAs and striving to continuously improve and learn further contributes to develop a robust healthcare system. We aim to address these issues and embed changes to daily practice to improve patient care. 

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IBUS 2019, Multimodality Breast Imaging Course

Date: 6–8 June 2019

Venue: Iaso Hospital, Greece

The IBUS: Multimodality Breast Imaging Course consists of an intensive three-day teaching programme with theoretical and practical topics covering all forms of breast imaging. The course is suitable for clinicians with basic and advanced knowledge, and consists of lectures, interactive case studies and practical “hands-on” workshop sessions. Topics have been selected to provide a broad information base in which breast imaging techniques, interpretation criteria and interventional procedures are integrated to reflect recent technological improvements. The “hands-on” workshops form an essential part of the course, and provide the opportunity to participate in teaching sessions with faculty members.

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MRI in the diagnosis and monitoring of Multiple Sclerosis

Date: 10 June–8 July 2019

Venue: This is an online course

Would you like to get an update on the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other demyelinating diseases? Do you want to practice the application of diagnostic criteria of MS? This online mini fellowship should help you in the standardisation and optimisation of the use of MR imaging in the management of MS in clinical practice. Live sessions at 5pm CET.

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Ionising Radiation Metrology Forum (IRMF) (with Exhibition)

Date: 12 June 2019

Venue: The Centre, Warrington

If you would like to exhibit at this event, please email charlene.matthewman@srp-uk.org as soon as possible as places are limited.

Already exhibiting:

High Technology Sources Ltd

Mirion Technologies (Canberra)

Phoenix Dosimetry

Pycko

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Class 7 Transport for the Small User: Hospitals & Universities (with Exhibition)

Date: 19 June 2019

Venue: Austin Court, Birmingham

If you would like to exhibit at this event, please email charlene.matthewman@srp-uk.org as soon as possible as places are limited. 

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King’s College London Course on Simultaneous PET-MR: Science and Practice 2019

Date: 19–21 June 2019

Venue: King’s College London

The first day will review either PET or MR theory separately for people with a background in the respective other modality. We will then cover the new simultaneous PET-MR scanners in terms of technology and applications. There will be lectures, one practical session with scanner visits, three interactive Active Learning sessions, a workshop and a session on reading scans together with clinicians.

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ICIS interactive Masterclass in Imaging of Pancreatic Cancer

Date: 21 June 2019

Venue: Imparando, London

Learning Objectives for this course:

  • To acquire knowledge on different cystic lesions of the pancreas, in order to be able to interpretate the different imaging findings of cystic lesions and to understand the best approach to the different lesions.

  • To learn the guidelines-based imaging criteria for pancreatic cancer staging.

  • To understand the optimal approach to imaging patients post neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for pancreatic cancer.

  • To assess treatment response, complication of treatment and detection of recurrent disease.

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Royal Marsden Imaging Perspectives Course 2019 

Date: 21 June 2019

Venue: Royal College of Physicians, London

The enormous complexity of drugs and clinical trials is taking us to RECIST 1.1 and beyond. This year's course aims to outline commonly used and evolving response assessment criteria with interactive case discussion and voting pads as well as an introduction to more advanced imaging for clinical trials. This course is designed for consultant radiologists and oncologists, specialist registrars, radiographers and all professionals involved in oncology.

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Clinical Directors day 2019 – Clinical Radiology: Innovative solutions for imaging services

Date: 28 June 2019

Venue: The Royal College of Radiologists, London

Following the success of the last Clinical Directors Day we will again be running a full day programme for all Clinical Directors exploring the challenges being faced in running an effective radiology service within the plethora of constraints services face. We have a number of speakers lined up to address this topic, but the day is intended to facilitate networking and learning from each other. Spaces are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.

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International Cambridge Conference on Breast Cancer Imaging

Date: 2–3 July 2019

Venue: West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge

This conference is held every two years, and we are fortunate to have world renowned experts in the field of breast imaging covering a wide range of highly topical issues. As in previous years there will be an emphasis on interactive and inter-disciplinary discussion which we hope will be lively and thought provoking.

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Head and neck imaging 2019

Date: 4–5 July 2019

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine

The annual conference of the British Society of Head & Neck Imaging (BSHNI) is a friendly and dynamic educational forum for radiologists and clinicians to come together to learn, review and value what head and neck imaging has to offer for better practice and care. It is a great opportunity to keep in touch and interact with colleagues from all around the country and abroad.

At this year's conference, learn from a faculty of renowned national and international speakers about topics such as Artificial intelligence in Radiology and the state of art of imaging of various head and neck diseases, with relevant anatomy and clinical management.

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5th International Conference on Oncology and Research

Date: 25–26 July 2019

Venue: Rome, Italy

Oncology-2019 conference includes plenary lectures, keynote lectures and short courses by eminent personalities from around the world. In addition, we also have oral presentations and poster presentations.

This International Oncology Conference provides a platform for cancer researchers, clinicians, oncologists, academicians and young scientists from all over the world to meet, share, update and comprehend the major problems encountered in diagnosing, preventing and treating cancer. Together we can fight against the deadly cancer by creating the awareness and Oncology-2019 is the perfect platform.

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11th Global Intensive Hands-On Musculoskeletal MRI & Ultrasound Congress for Radiologists

Date: 21–24 August 2019

Venue: Furama Hotel, Malaysia

This intensive hands-on congress allows radiologists to report on basic MSK MRI and perform screening and/or diagnostics ultrasound with high accuracy. Homework, together with a reporting template, will be given at the end of each day. Numerous MRI videos are specially chosen as they show the pathology that is missed in common day to day reporting resulting in low accuracies even by those who think they are already reporting 95% accurately. The congress will emphasize practical tips and pearls not found in textbooks. The demonstrators consist of well-established teachers and trainers from Asia and Europe who have done thousands of Musculoskeletal ultrasound cases for diagnosis and also interventional cases.

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9th International Symposium on Physical, Molecular, Cellular, and Medical Aspects of Auger Processes

Date: 23–24 August 2019

Venue: Oxford

The meeting will address current developments in the field of Auger processes, and offers a unique opportunity for scientists working in this exciting field to present original research data, and to exchange ideas. 

Core Themes:

New emerging Auger-electron emitting radionuclides

Physics

Radiobiology

Dosimetry

Novel applications and future directions

Who should attend: Nuclear Medicine physicians, Physicists, Radiochemists, Radiobiologists Molecular Biologists, researchers and industry with a vested interest in the medical application of Auger electron emitting radionuclides.

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20th Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference 2019 (APCC 2019)

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Date: 24–26 August 2019

Venue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia

This multidisciplinary conference will provide you with an opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills, extend your professional network and enjoy all the attractions of the culturally rich city of Melbourne. Once again the Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference will be supported by a world class international faculty bringing their depth of knowledge and experience to the Asia-Pacific region. The Program Committee invites abstract submissions in prostate cancer research and the delivery of care for prostate cancer patients for admission into the Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference Program for 2019.

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Abdominal emergencies

Date: 17 September 2019

Venue: Cavendish Conference Centre, London

This study day is aimed at radiologists involved with acute CT (computed tomography) commitments, both consultants and trainees. We hope to cover the broad range of abdomino-pelvic pathologies encountered in patients who present acutely to accident and emergency, medical and surgical specialities and in the postoperative setting. The role of imaging in diagnosis and patient management will be illustrated.

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MRI of the abdomen and pelvis

Date: 2–30 September 2019

Venue: This is an online course

Do you want to learn about the MRI examination technique of abdominal and pelvic organs? Are you aware of the MRI findings of diseases of the liver, biliary system, pancreas, kidneys, female and male pelvic organs? Do you know how to give a concise report of these examinations? Attend our online mini fellowship and learn to how to create relevant examination reports. Live sessions at 9am CET.

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Online prostate cancer course

Date: 26 September–31 October 2019

Venue: This is an online course

This 6 week online course covers practical aspects of MRI and pathology correlation and introduces standardisation of prostate tumour reporting. This online course is aimed mainly, but not exclusively at radiologists and urologists wishing to be trained on how to accurately protocol and interpret prostate MRI for cancer diagnosis.

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Hands-on MSK ultrasound 2019

Date: 26 September 2019

Venue: The Royal College of Radiologists, London

This day will teach delegates how to ultrasound four areas of the body – the shoulder, the elbow, the wrist and the ankle.

For each area of the body, there will be short lectures on how to carry out an ultrasound after which delegates will be invited to take part in live demonstrations.

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19th International Cancer Imaging SocietyMeeting and Annual Teaching Course: "Cancer Imaging: The Gateway to the Best Treatment and Management of Oncological Patients"

Date: 7–9 October 2019

Venue: Verona, Italy

Abstract Deadline: 3 June 2019

Learning objectives

To improve your knowledge of:

• Cancer diagnosis

• Cancer staging

• Response assessment

• Post-procedural assessment

• Emergency / Side effects / complications of oncologic therapies

• Interventional radiology in oncologic patients

• Structured reporting

• Imaging protocols in cancer imaging

• Differential diagnosis of focal lesions

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MRI in the diagnosis and monitoring of Multiple Sclerosis II

Date: 7 October–4 November 2019

Venue: This is an online course

Would you like to get an update on the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other demyelinating diseases? Do you want to practice the application of diagnostic criteria of MS? This online mini fellowship should help you in the standardisation and optimisation of the use of MR imaging in the management of MS in clinical practice. Live sessions at 9am CET.

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8th InterAmerican Oncology Conference

Date: 17–18 October 2019

Venue: Buenos Aires, Argentina

 A faculty of speakers from the United States and Europe has committed to participate in this meeting. The conference agenda will focus on new translational advances in the treatment of cancer as well as provide updates of conventional therapies for a number of the most common tumor types. The meeting objectives are designed to introduce the audience to the latest information on targeted therapies, immunotherapies, and emerging treatments in early development. The major emphasis will be on clinical aspects of cancer treatment in the 21st century with discussion of significant scientific advances underlying the novel approaches still in preclinical development. This meeting is the primary opportunity for practicing oncologists, hematologists, urologists, basic clinical and translational investigators, scientists and cancer related health care workers to participate in a conference focusing on novel targeted therapies and other treatment advances which are changing the face of cancer care. The presentations are translated into Spanish in real time for the attendees.

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Serious Problems, Simple Solutions

Serious Problems Simple Solutions

Date: 24–26 October 2019

Venue: The Polish Baltic Philharmonic - Gdańsk, Poland

Serious Problems, Simple Solutions (SPSS) is the First International Conference on Clinical Practice in Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and Neonatology. This meeting will primarily focus on providing the best clinical solutions to important issues in the whole spectrum of the perinatal field, to be led by well-known specialists in the field.

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MRI of the abdomen and pelvis II

Date: 28 October–25 November 2019

Venue: This is an online course

Do you want to learn about the MRI examination technique of abdominal and pelvic organs? Are you aware of the MRI findings of diseases of the liver, biliary system, pancreas, kidneys, female and male pelvic organs? Do you know how to give a concise report of these examinations? Attend our online mini fellowship and learn to how to create relevant examination reports. Live sessions at 5pm CET.

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Paranasal Sinuses – CT Anatomy and normal variants II

Date: 29 October–26 November 2019

Venue: This is an online course

Do you want to learn about the complex anatomy of the paranasal sinuses (PNS)? Are you aware of the multiple normal variants that are important for presurgical assessment? Attend our online mini fellowship and learn to how to create detailed but concise structured CT PNS reports. Live sessions at 9am CET.

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ESGO 2019 Congress

Date: 2—5 November 2019

Venue: Athens, Greece

ESGO 2019 is your opportunity to learn and discuss the latest medical and scientific developments in gynaecological cancers research, treatment and care, as well as network with key opinion leaders and peers from around the world.

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Managing the trainee in difficulty

Date: 11 November 2019

Venue: University of York, York

Jointly delivered with Practitioner Performance Advice (formerly NCAS) these workshops are designed for those who deal first-hand with trainee performance concerns – such as clinical and educational supervisors, College Tutors, Training Programme Directors.

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Supervisor skills - November 2019

Date: 18 November 2019

Venue: Crowne Plaza, Manchester City Centre

Designed around the GMC’s supervisor training requirements, this course is for both clinical radiology and clinical oncology delegates.

This day is aimed at clinicians embarking on a supervisory role and is suitable for consultants or final year trainees about to take on a consultant post. The course also covers the specific workplace-based assessments in each specific curricula.

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Management skills for oncologists 2019

Date: 25 – 27 November 2019

Venue: The Royal College of Radiologists, London

This intensive three-day course will cover all aspects of management with a focus on the issues relevant to a busy UK oncology department. The highly-regarded course is suitable for clinical and medical oncology senior trainees and for consultants in their first years of practice, providing the ideal forum to interact with colleagues facing similar challenges.

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Twins 2019

Twins 2019

Date: 28–30 November 2019

Venue: The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care – CUHK, China

The upcoming Twins Congress 2019—The Joint 5th World Congress on Twin Pregnancy: A Global Perspective & The 17th Congress of the International Society Twin Studies (ISTS)—aims to establish the proper medical care and management of twin pregnancy.

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Skin Meeting

Date: 9 December 2019

Venue: The Royal College of Radiologists, London

Aimed at Consultants and trainees in oncology, dermatology and plastic surgery, this meeting will bring together national experts to provide delegates with an update on the evolving and current treatment strategies in the management of malignant melanoma and non-melanomatous skin cancers (NMSC).

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3rd RSSA/SASPI Paediatric Imaging Congress, South Africa

Date: 6–9 February 2020

Venue: Maslow Hotel, Sandton, South Africa

This congress will focus on Paediatric Neuroradiology and Musculoskeletal Imaging. The Faculty consists of 9 internationally renowned Paediatric Radiologists. The selected topics will give insight and guidelines into the management of both common and challenging conditions encountered. Participants are invited to submit original abstracts for oral and/or poster presentations by Friday 8 November 2019. Only online submissions will be accepted.

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Electrical requirements for the electrical installation of medical radiological equipment

The course will consider the radiological aspects of the 2017 DH guidance “HTM06-01 Electrical services supply and distribution”. The new guidance has been re-structured and is more clearly split into two major policies – business risk and patient risk.  The requirements of this document need to be understood when a new radiology room is purchased especially that from now on, electrical installations compliance management will now be measured under the NHS Performance Assessment Model (PAM).

The course is for experienced project managers, medical and x-ray engineers and focuses on the relevant points for medical radiological installations.  There is a summary session at the beginning of the course that other healthcare staff may wish to attend in order to attain a brief overview of the new document.  This summary session would be aimed at radiographers and medical physics experts who are involved with medical radiological equipment purchasing and commissioning, and will explain the new policies and gives reference to the relevant sections of the guidance.

This short course is intended to be run at the customer’s site at their convenience.  

For further information please visit: http://medical-locations.co.uk/

Radiobiology, Accelerator Design and Quality Assurance, Brachytherapy & Radiotherapy Verification Imaging

Date: 3-7 March 2020

Venue: The Royal Marsden Education and Conference Centre,London

A Practical and Theoretical Course in Radiotherapy Physics, comprising two, 5 day courses are held annually at the Royal Marsden NHS Trust. There are 4 days of lectures and a hands-on practical session on each course, delivered by experts in the field. The course is designed primarily for radiotherapy physicists, but very relevant for other oncology professionals.  

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