Easy read information booklet for botulinum toxin injection

Easy read leaflet Botulinum toxin injection- dr Sajida Javaid Dr Sajida Javaid and her team  (ABM ULHB - Rehabilitation Medicine, Neath Port Talbot Hospital) have designed  an “Easy read” information booklet to help patients with cognitive impairment to better understand botulinum toxin treatment and set expectations for clinic appointments. The presentation of  this leaflet [...]

November 5th, 2017|Resources|Comments Off on Easy read information booklet for botulinum toxin injection

London workshop 21st November 2017: Treatment of cervical dystonia

At the Wellcome collection,  the 21st November 2017, A workshop on how to inject cervical dystonia with Botulinum toxin. if you want to refresh your knowledge of functional anatomy, discuss complex cases and review optimal clinical selection of muscles, join us for an exciting day based on video exploring the infinite variety of the dystonic [...]

October 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on London workshop 21st November 2017: Treatment of cervical dystonia

BNN information leaflet for patient before injection

Info for patients What to tell a patient before consenting for Botulinum toxin injections? 1-The most important part of consenting patient before botulinum  toxin injection is to inform the patient about the procedure and what to expect following  the injections. tehse leaflet can be download and given to teh patient before or at [...]

October 17th, 2017|Resources|Comments Off on BNN information leaflet for patient before injection

BNN consent form for Botulinum toxin injections

The BNN has performed a survey among his members about patient written consent for Botulinum Toxin injections and Dr Miles  Humberstone presented the results at the BNN 2017 annual meeting in Oxford,  followed by a discussion from the BNN members. It  was noted that although the majority ( 57%) of surveyed BNN members routinely take [...]

October 6th, 2017|Resources|Comments Off on BNN consent form for Botulinum toxin injections

ABN liverpool 2017- Facial palsy BNN group.

Chronic synkinesias in facial palsy : more questions and some reading… […]

May 21st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on ABN liverpool 2017- Facial palsy BNN group.

Facial Movement Disorders BNN workshop

A place for the incurably curious, The Wellcome collection was hosting the facial Movement Disorders BNN workshop which was a great success with 29 participants, most of them senior injectors.  Different specialties, neurology, ophthalmology  and ENT were represented by consultants, nurses and physiotherapists. The perfect mix to generate stimulating discussions and reflection on our diverse [...]

May 21st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Facial Movement Disorders BNN workshop

Save the date -BNN annual meeting- 21st-22nd September 2017

The 2017 annual meeting will be this year in Magdalen college on the 21st-22nd of September. The theme this year will be new frontiers in Botulinum toxin indications; The use of Botulinum toxin in pain, bladder, tics, and as an early treatment in dystonia will be presented. There will one basic science lecture on "how [...]

April 2nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Save the date -BNN annual meeting- 21st-22nd September 2017

London workshop 12th May 2017: Treatment of facial movement disorders

Welcome collection , London Friday the 12 May 2017, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm Dr Marie-Helene Marion, London BTX centre Dr Joanna Flowers, St George’s Hospital, London This workshop is designed for injectors, who want to improve their injection skills in the treatment of facial movement disorders. At the end of the course, the participants [...]

February 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on London workshop 12th May 2017: Treatment of facial movement disorders

The Botulinum Toxin: from poison to treatment by MH Marion

Botulinum Toxin is a neurotoxin produced by Clostridium Botuli, responsible of Botulism. It’s Alan Scott, a Californian ophthalmologist who had the first the genius idea to use it for the treatment of strabismus (cross eyes) in infant, as an alternative to surgery. He saw very quickly the potential of the Botulinum toxin for the treatment [...]

January 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Botulinum Toxin: from poison to treatment by MH Marion

Toxins 2017- 18-21 January, Madrid

The third international conference -Toxins 2017- basic science and cinical aspects of Botulinum toxin and other neurotoxins- will be held on the 18-21 January2017 in Madrid, Spain. https://www.neurotoxins.org/toxins-2017/ A good opportunity to meet our colleagues injectors from all over the world. Also a large place of the program to basic sciences to keep up with [...]

December 9th, 2016|Resources|Comments Off on Toxins 2017- 18-21 January, Madrid