Nurse and AHP Study Day 2017
Watch and download presentations by leading brain tumour experts on topics ranging from clinical trials and biobanking to fatigue management and end of life care.
The presentations are designed specifically for nurses and allied health professionals and were filmed at our Nurse and Allied Health Professional Study Days in 2017.
Watch or download presentations on the following topics:
- Brain tumour clinical trials – what’s new? – Professor Susan Short
- Mental health: Managing mental health conditions – Dr Ally Rooney and Brain tumours and couples – Debbie Braybrook
- Driving regulations and fitness to drive for brain tumour patients – Professor Garth Cruickshank
- Brain tumours and neuroanatomy – Dr Ruman Rahman
- Support for young adults with a brain tumour – David Wright
- Developments in neurosurgery for brain tumours – Professor Keyoumars Ashkan
- End of life care and assessing capacity in people with brain tumours – Jonathan Martin
- Biobanking: how it works and why it’s important – Michael Jenkinson
Brain tumour clinical trials – what’s new?
Read Professor Susan Short’s presentation: “What is new in brain tumour clinical trials and how to get your patients into them”
More information about clinical trials
Managing mental health conditions
Dr Ally Rooney presented on managing mental health conditions and Debbie Braybrook discussed how brain tumours and mental health conditions can have an impact on relationships.
More information about managing mental health
We have put together information on mental health for people living with a brain tumour, including overcoming isolation, help and guidance for family and friends, and information about our support services.
Driving regulations and fitness to drive
Professor Garth Cruikshank discusses different driving regulations and how it affects those diagnosed with a brain tumour.
More information about driving and brain tumours
Information about driving and brain tumours to help people living with a brain tumour to understand who they should inform regarding driving and the extra assistance they can receive when travelling.
Brain tumours and neuroanatomy
Dr. Ruman Rhaman describes the common clinical presentations of intracranial brain tumours and outlines the most common primary brain tumours.
More information about primary brain tumours
Support for young adults with a brain tumour
David Wright discusses “What makes young adults unique and what impact a brain tumour can have on a young adult”.
More information about our Young Adults Service
We have a Young Adults Service for young adults aged 16-30 with a brain tumour diagnosis. Our service helps to answer questions, helps young adults connect with others in a similar situation and can support them with any information they might need.
Developments in neurosurgery for brain tumours
Professor Keyoumars Ashkan discusses why brain tumours are so important and the size of the problem researchers and surgeons face.
More information about neurosurgery
End of life care and assessing capacity in people with brain tumours
Read Jonathan Martin’s presentation: “End of Life Care and Assessing Capacity in People with Brain Tumours”
What to do following a terminal brain tumour diagnosis
We have produced some practical resources to help support someone who has received a terminal brain tumour diagnosis and their family. This includes information about the financial support that may be available and information about getting your affairs in order.
Biobanking: how it works and why it’s important
Michael Jenkinson highlights the importance of biobanking in reference to brain tumours. He also discusses the different requirements and what the future of biobanking will look like.