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1000  Coffee/croissants: Derby Suite (ground floor)

1030  Welcome

1045  Sleep disorders and the neurologist
Speaker: ​Kirstie Anderson (Newcastle)

1130   Coffee: Derby Suite

1200  Dermatological clues to the neurocutaneous disorders
Speaker: ​Rosalie Ferner (Guy’s and St Thomas’)

1245  Lunch: Hotel Restaurant (ground floor)

1400  Eye movement disorders: a video presentation
Speaker: ​Gordon Plant (Queen Square)

1440  The management of MS: beyond the disease modifying drugs
Speaker:   Basil Sharrack (Sheffield)                

1520  My approach to the patient with refractory epilepsy
Speaker:  Melissa Maguire (Leeds)      

1600  Tea: Derby Suite

1630  Degenerative ataxia and prospects for treatment
Speaker:  Alastair Wilkins (Bristol)       

1715  Frontotemporal dementia: diagnostic and therapeutic prospects
Speaker: ​Jonathan Rohrer (UCL)

1845 Welcome Drinks: Exeter Guildhall

1930 Dinner: Exeter Guildhall


0900  CoffeeDerby Suite

0930  Resolving the uncertainties in acute stroke care
Speaker:  Elizabeth Warburton (Cambridge)         

1015   MND: making the diagnosis and managing the patient
Speaker:     ​Karen Morrison (Southampton)     

1100   CoffeeDerby Suite

1130   How I manage the complex stages of Parkinson's disease
Speaker: David Nicholl (Birmingham)  

1215  Negotiating the evolving landscape of migraine therapeutics
Speaker: ​Brendan Davies (Stoke)

1300  LunchHotel Restaurant

1415  Alzheimer’s disease: prospects and challenges of definitive treatment
Speaker: ​Andrew Larner (Liverpool)

1500  Gadolinium toxicity: what does the neurologist need to know
Speaker:     James Taylor ( Exeter)        

1545  Cream Tea:Derby Suite

Depart at leisure

Should you wish to extend your stay please contact Sophie, our event coordinator, who will be happy to make arrangements with the hotel on your behalf. email:

NB. 'WESAN 2019' has applied to the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 12 category 1 (external) CPD credits