PROGRAMME DAY 1 – Thursday 16th February 2012 09.00 Registration & refreshments

10.00 The role of neuroplasticity in the recovery of swallowing after dysphagic stroke Professor Shaheen Hamdy Neuroplasticity and brain repair following perinatal brain injury Professor John Wyatt

11.30 Coffee

12.00 Pathophysiology of dysphagia in oesophageal motility disorders Professor Daniel Sifrim

12 45 Lunch

13 45 Free papers Botulinum toxin for upper oesophageal Julie Regan sphincter dysfunction in neurological swallowing The development and validation of a patient-reported Roganie Govender outcome measure for swallowing after total laryngectomy Single and sequential sips: can we predict sequential Dr Ulrike Frank swallowing rates from the single sip size? Oropharyngeal dysphagia in exacerbations of Susan Lawson chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

15.00 Tea break

15 15 Simultaneous workshops (check back of your name badge for your workshop)

Ethical and legal issues associated with swallowing Dr Robin Mackenzie, Kennedy Lecture Theatre

Gastrostomy tube feeding in Cerebral Palsy: enough and no more Dr Peter Sullivan, Levinsky Room Tube feeding in adults Dr Trevor Smith, Leolin Price Lecture Theatre

Research methodologies for budding researchers Dr Paula Leslie & Hannah Crawford, Lower Ground Seminar Room

16.30 Improving the administration of medicines for patients with dysphagia Professor David Wright

17.00 AGM of the UKSRG / Poster viewing 17.00 Drinks Reception for Faculty & Delegates ICH Winter Garden 4th UK


08.30 Arrival & refreshments

09.00 Feeding dilemmas at the end of life: legal perspectives Dr Charles Foster Dementia, dysphagia and end of life: have we got it right? Kirsty Harrison

10.00 Panel session, with user perspective Kirsty Harrison Sarah Haynes Louise Occomore Mr David Lyall & Mrs Jo Lyall

11.00 Coffee

11.30 Swallowing after laryngectomy: challenges in evaluation and examining quality of life outcomes Margaret Coffey

12.15 From survival to survivorship: swallowing outcomes following radiotherapy for head and neck cancer Mr Justin Roe

13.15 Lunch

14.05 Four free papers

Early oral feeding after primary total laryngectomy Premjit Randhawa

Dysphagia evaluation practices of speech language Efthymia Gialatzopoulou therapists in Greece: clinical assessment and instrumental examination decision making

Dysphagia in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Sally Archer assessed objectively with surface electromyography Botulinum toxin as an intervention for drooling in children Dr Margaret Walshe with Cerebral Palsy: a systematic review of the evidence

15.20 Water protocols: Can I safely recommend oral water intake for my patients with dysphagia? Dr Catriona Steele Making mealtimes better for those with a Dementia Ms Mo Henderson

16.30 CLOSE