Welcome to the Northern Ireland Headache Conference

Hilton Hotel Belfast, 11th October 2018

This conference aims to bring together all healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with headache disorders. We are delighted to welcome leading academics and clinicians in the field of headache who will provide an overview of current and emerging research and clinical evidence.  

Attendees can expect to gain -  

Improved understanding of the diagnosis and management of specific headache disorders such as chronic migraine, idiopathic intracranial hypertension and trigeminal autonomic cephalgias


Advanced knowledge of emerging therapies for the treatment of headache disorders including recent advances in drug therapies and neuromodulation 

The event will place a strong emphasis on integrating research evidence into clinical practice and optimising collaborations between primary and secondary care.


5 CPD points accredited via the Royal College of Physicians

Programme Overview

Registration 9.00am
Welcome Dr Thomas Peukert 9.20am


Session 1:  

Clinical updates                                                                      

9.30

Managing chronic migraine

Manjit Matharu


10.00

The pill and migraine

Anne MacGregor

 

10.30

Addressing lifestyle factors in chronic pain 

Joanne Marley



 

11.00 Coffee and Networking


Session 2

Neuroimaging, neuromodulation and acute headache management

11.30

Functional MRI and pain

Andy Segerdahl


12.00

Managing headaches in the acute setting

Raeburn Forbes

 

12.30

Neuromodulation and headache

Gavin Quigley

 


13.00 Lunch

Session 3:

Non-migraine headaches

14.00

Diagnosis and management of intracranial hypertension

Jayne Best


14.30

Diagnosis and management of trigeminal autonomic cephalgias

Anish Bahra


15.00 Coffee


Session 4:  

Future directions in headache management                                                    

15.30

Emerging drug therapies in migraine

Mark Weatherall


16.00

Headache education: putting the patient back in control

Louise Rusk




16.30 Closing comments


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