Latest News and Event recordings

WHAT’S NEW? Please send your thoughts and suggestions to p.radomskij@ucl.ac.uk

– BIG on social media – BIG now has a Facebook Forum for discussion and sharing ideas on balance disorders. To join you need to be a member of the BSA. In the first instance please contact BSA admin to confirm your membership at bsa@thebsa.org.uk and they will let you know how to join. We also have an absolutely brand new Twitter account. Please follow the BSA BIG Forum on Twitter @BSA_BIG

– The next BIG Biennial Conference will be on Friday 16th September – more details to follow. Please send abstracts for proposed presentations, posters or workshops to katy.morgan@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

– The BIG Session at the BSA Annual Conference 2016

 Weds 27th April: Psychology of balance disorders
 10.30 Chair’s introduction, Katy Morgan, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge
 10.35 No longer chronic subjective dizziness: New insights into the mechanisms of persistent vestibular symptoms, Dr Jeffrey Staab, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota
 11.05 Mindfulness for vestibular patients, Joanna Remenyi, Seeking Balance Australia, Melbourne (SKYPE)
 11.20 Living with Ménière’s disease: Understanding patient experiences of mental health and wellbeing, Dr Sarah Bell, University of Exeter Medical School
 11.35 The role of acceptance in adjustment to Menieres disease, Dr Sarah Kirby, University of Southampton
 11.55 Anxiety and Balance, Dr David Scott, Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, London
 12.10 Question session

 

– Latest – Eye Movement Assessment Procedure now complete! The approved recommended procedure is now on the website

– The international headache society has recognized vestibular migraine (2013) http://www.ihs-classification.org/_downloads/mixed/International-Headache-Classification-III-ICHD-III-2013-Beta.pdf

– Balance Interest Group Biennial Conference – 7/11/14 Recordings of presentations. Accessible to attendees only (password protected). Contact debbie.cane@royalberkshire.nhs.uk for password.  CLICK HERE