4th Annual National Burning Nights CRPS Conference
4 November @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pmFree
4th Annual National Burning Nights CRPS Conference
The Burning Nights CRPS Support 4th Annual National Burning Nights CRPS conference event is on Sunday 4 November 2018!
Due to the amazing successes of our last 3 Annual Burning Nights CRPS Support conference events in 2015, 2016 and 2017 our 4th annual national CRPS conference is being held this year on SUNDAY 4th NOVEMBER 2018 and is being held in the North East at the Marriott Gosforth Park Hotel in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
However this year there is just one small difference, and that is this year’s 4th Annual National CRPS Conference is being kindly sponsored by Abbott. Abbott, formerly known as St. Jude Medical are the creators and manufacturer of the Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulator (DRG) for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and other neuropathic conditions.
Here’s all the necessary details within this event page that you’ll need for this year’s annual national CRPS conference:
- Essential information
- Getting Your Tickets
- Staying At The Hotel
- Parking At The Hotel
Why not watch our brief 5 minute highlight video of what went on during our Inaugural Burning Nights CRPS meet & greet event that took place in November 2015:
Our last year’s Burning Nights CRPS Support annual national CRPS conference was held at the Marriott Bexleyheath hotel in November 2017. This was our 3rd Annual National CRPS conference and this is what went on last year:
If you would rather read about our 3rd annual national CRPS conference you can check our our blog -> 3rd Annual National Burning Nights CRPS Conference or read about our Inaugural Burning Nights CRPS Meet & Greet in the blog?!
If you’re interested in coming along to our 4th Annual National Burning Nights CRPS Support Conference at the Marriott Gosforth Park, Newcastle, please fill in the RSVP box below this event and event details.
SUNDAY 4th NOVEMBER 2018
Starting at 9.30am and finishing around 4.30pm (You are free to come and go as you like)
FREE for CRPS patients and their families*
*For professionals we ask for a donation of £50 per person which will include lunch and refreshments
Marriott Gosforth Park Hotel, High Gosforth Park, B1318, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HN (Telephone: 0191 236 4111)
LUNCH & REFRESHMENTS:
Both lunch (sandwiches including vegetarian option, salad bar and fries) and refreshments are FREE (for CRPS patients and their families) for you during the day’s event. (For professionals the £50 charge will include lunch and refreshments)
The Marriott Gosforth Park is deemed a disabled friendly hotel. The conferencing area has a separate entrance to the hotel which has a ramp to get into the conference facilities. The suite where the conference is being held can be accessed either via a set of stairs or the ramp.
There are 300 complimentary parking spaces available at the hotel
As we mentioned at the beginning, this year’s 4th Annual National CRPS Conference is being very kindly sponsored by Abbott, formerly St Jude Medical, who are the manufacturers of the Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) stimulator for CRPS and neuropathic pain.
Dr Philippa Armstrong, York Hospital – Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) Stimulation treatment for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Mr Mark Draper
Dr Zbigniew Kirkor MD PhD – Regenerative Medicine for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Dr. Kirkor is a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine and Clinical Lead for Pain Services at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospitals NHS Trust. He treats a broad variety of painful conditions: back and neck mechanical pain, Whiplash-Associated Disorders, sciatica, neuropathic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, post-injury pain, fibromyalgia and many other.
Dr. Kirkor qualified from Medical University in Gdansk, Poland in 1987. He completed his formal training in anaesthesia in1994 and he held several consultant posts in Poland. He obtained his PhD in medicine in 1996. He moved to the UK in 2005 and he joined Pain Clinic at Stoke Mandeville Hospital (National Spine Injury Centre). In September 2010 he moved to Telford, Shropshire.
Dr. Kirkor’s special interest is interventional pain medicine, interventional medicine in MSK conditions, spine pain, whiplash injury, Whiplash-Associated Disorders and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).
Dr. Kirkor is a member of Spine Interventions Society (Membership Committee Member), North American Spine Society and Interventional Orthopaedic Foundation.
Dr. Kirkor is an expert witness and his area of expertise is anaesthesia and chronic pain. He acted as an expert in several cases involving Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and neuropathic pain. He is a member of Medico – Legal Society. He is also an APIL Expert (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers). He is a member of the Expert Witness Institute (MEWI). He won The Anaesthesia & Pain Medicine Consultant of the Year 2017 Award (The Lawyers Monthly Magazine).
In 2018 Dr. Kirkor set up the first Regenexx Clinic in the UK (second in Europe) upon completion of the extensive training in the USA. The clinic focuses on regenerative medicine (stem cells and platelet rich plasma) for musculoskeletal conditions.
Personal Injury Solicitor – TBC
CRPS CARERS & CRPS PATIENTS’ SPEAKERS
We’re looking for both CRPS carers and CRPS patients who would be interested in giving a short talk about their lives either living with CRPS or as someone who cares/loves for someone with CRPS. If you’d like to speak at our 4th Annual National Burning Nights CRPS Support Conference please get in touch with us and let us know.
We currently have 2 CRPS patients who will be speaking at this year’s 4th annual national CRPS conference, however we are still looking for carers and family members of CRPS patients as well.
Maureen Sharphouse – CRPS Patient
Sophie Spooner – CRPS Patient – “My name is Sophie Spooner, I am 21 years old. I was diagnosed with CRPS in early 2016 and just recently been diagnosed with Improving CRPS. I contracted CRPS through a Fulkersons Osteotomy surgery in 2015 after an accident on exercise with the Royal Navy.”
HOW TO GET YOUR TICKETS:
We only have a limited number of 100 places for our very popular annual national CRPS conference, so get your tickets early to avoid any disappointment! If you decide after you’ve ordered your tickets that you no longer want to go please contact us as soon as possible because we will have many people on our cancellation list. Please click on the RSVP Ticket box below the map and details of the event to give the following information:
- how many tickets you would like (maximum of 4 per person),
- your name
As usual we will be holding a raffle on the day of the conference!
The raffle will take place and drawn on the day of the conference and will only be available to those attending our CRPS support conference.
If you know any companies who would be willing to donate a raffle prize to us please contact us
If you are part of a company or you own a business and would consider kindly donating a prize to our raffle, please contact us! All the money raised on the day will go towards the charity.
STAYING AT THE HOTEL
If you would like to stay at the hotel, their direct phone number is 0191 236 4111. If you book online why not sign up for Easy Fundraising and help us raise FREE donations just by booking your hotel online or buying anything online!
PARKING AT THE HOTEL
As is usual there are very limited Blue Badge disabled parking spaces at the hotel. But there are 300 complimentary car parking spaces available at the hotel.
We look forward to meeting you all there for our 4th Annual National Burning Nights CRPS Support Conference on Sunday 4th November 2018! Why not bring your family or friends with you? Don’t forget to share our CRPS conference on social media using the buttons below!
Last Updated: 22/06/2018