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Concussion in Football 24th April 2017

Concussion in Football 24th April 2017


The next meeting of the Football Association Medical Society (SE) in Collaboration with ECOSEP is at The Clark Kennedy Lecture Theatre, QMUL Whitechapel Campus, Lower Ground Floor, 5 Walden Street, London E1 2EF on Monday, 24th April 2017 at 19:00 with the programme organised by Co-Chairmen, Dr Zafar Iqbal (Crystal Palace FC) & Dr Imtiaz Ahmad (QPR FC).

Directions: Whitechapel Station (District, Hammersmith & City, East London lines). Cross Whitechapel road & take Turner Street until Walden street. QMUL Whitechapel Campus. The Clark Kennedy Lecture Theatre is in Building 5 on this map (http://www.qmul.ac.uk/docs/about/27062.pdf).


Concussion in Football


18:45   Doors Open & Buffet

19:10   Introduction from the Chairmen – Dr Zafar Iqbal & Dr Imtiaz Ahmad

19:15   FA Concussion Guidelines: where we are now and what next


Dr Charlotte Cowie – Head of Performance, The FA


19:45   The Management of Complex Concussion


Dr Richard Sylvestre – Consultant Neurologist, Institute of Sport Exercise & Health


20:15    BREAK

20:30    Heading for trouble: is concussion a game changer for football?


Dr Willie Stewart – Consultant Neuropathologist & Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow


21:00    Questions

21:30    Finish


Meeting costs £20 if non-member.

Numbers are limited to 120 for this meeting! Please let Alastair know whether you are attending either by e-mail or phone.

Please note Priority will be given to:

  1.         MEMBERS of  FAMS(SE)
  2. Non-Members associated with Professional Football
  3.        Non-Members Physiotherapists, and Sports and Exercise Medicine Doctors

Alastair Rattray, Secretary,  22 Hardinge Avenue, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells TN4 0TU.

Tel : 01892543588   (mob 07770851945)   NEW E-mail : rattrayalastair@gmail.com