This year the FORTH conference is running in association with BAPO and is themed on Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos
You can either attend the conference face to face or virtually from the comfort of home.
9:30am Welcome and Introduction
9.45am A paediatric overview: What does the current evidence tell us?
Victoria Harbottle Senior Paediatric
Physiotherapist; Great North Children’s Hospital and NIHR/HEE Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellow
10.15am Current Physiotherapy treatment
Rachel Cooper MCSP and Liz Clayton MCSP; Specialist Physiotherapists, Great North Children’s Hospital RVI
11.00am What happens in the adult world?
Dr Vadivelu Saravanan, Consultant Rheumatologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
11.30am Orthotic options, treatment principles and options for approach
Helen McCormack MBAPO, Senior Orthotist, Peacocks Medical Group
12.00pm Occupational therapy options, treatment principles and options for approach
Amy Telford, Specialist Occupational Therapist, Great North Children Hospital RVI
12:30pm Discussion and Questions