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2021 MSA Study Day for Health and Care Professionals

We are pleased to announce details of our 2021 study day for Health and Care professionals.

Our programme will look at what MSA is, what it’s like to live with and the practical ways that Health and Care professionals can best support people living with the condition. It aims to be an interesting and engaging day with plenty of discussion and opportunities for networking, with an excellent panel of presenters.

The cost is £25.00 which includes a delegate pack, a certificate of attendance, complementary hot lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

Please add the number of tickets required to your order then fill out the form on the next page to book your place at our MSA Study Day. Please note that if you are booking on behalf of someone else you must enter the name of the person (or people) that will be attending on the checkout form. If you are booking tickets for a number of attendees we will require all their information to process the booking.

We have completed a thorough risk assessment for this event and the venue has a ‘covid-19 safe’ policy. Due to the ongoing pandemic, we may have to make changes to this event at short notice. We will endeavour to keep you informed at all times. If you have any questions at all please contact or call 0333 323 4591.

The event is planned to be held on the Thursday 16th September 2021 at ­The Willows Training Centre, Great North Road, Wyboston, MK44 3AR.

Our provisional programme can be viewed below (please note that is is subject to change):

09.15   Registration

09.30  Welcome and Housekeeping

09.45  Wendy Phillips – Consultant Neurologist – Overview of MSA

10.15   Viorica Chelban – Clinical Research Fellow – A Guide to MSA Diagnosis: Clinical and Imaging Tools

10.45  Dr Susan Woodward – Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing – Bladder and Bowel Issues in MSA Patients

11.15   Refreshments

11.30   Dr Valeria Iodice – Consultant Neurologist – Clinical and Academic Lead (Autonomic Unit) – Orthostatic Hypotension: Diagnosis and Management

12.00   Emma Rushton – Information and Services Manager – MSA Needs Survey Results – Our Response

12.30   Person with MSA – Living with MSA

12.45   Caring for Someone with MSA

13.00   Lunch

13.45   Nigel Kempton – Physiotherapist – Physiotherapy Intervention in People Living with MSA

14.15   Rebekah Traynor – Speech and Language Therapist – Thinking Outside the Box

14.45   Refreshments

15.00   David Oliver – Honorary Professor and Retired Consultant in Palliative Medicine – Palliative care – The Role in MSA and Having Difficult Conversations

15.30   Samantha Pavey and Jane Stein – MSA Nurse Specialist and Social Welfare Specialist – The Role of MSA Nurse Specialists and our Advocacy Service

16.00   Summary of Day and Evaluation

16.15   Close

Refund Policy: We are able to offer partial refunds (a small fee will still be charged by the card company) up to 30 days before the event date.


*** We have been having some issues with payments timing out when purchasing tickets. Please do not refresh or buy the tickets again if this happens. Give us a call on 0333 323 4591 and we will be able to confirm if your order has gone through ***


Thursday 16th September 2021
9:15 am - 4:15 pm
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The Willows Training Centre
Great North Road
Wyboston, MK44 3AR
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