UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


Neurology 2022: leading edge neurology for the practising clinician


The course is designed for consultants and trainees at all levels in neurology and other neuroscience specialties, from the UK, Europe and worldwide, and aims to provide a practical update on the hospital management of neurological diseases. The focus of the course is on everyday neurological practice which will include lectures, a quiz and a CPC. The course will be didactic, but also entertaining and informative.

The course will take place online


  • A CPC
  • Clinical case discussion
  • MRI quiz

12 CPD points applied for with the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians for the main course

Thursday and Friday Course fees:

  • Consultant and associate specialists: £40 for 2 days 
  • Clinical trainees and research fellows: £20 for 2 days 
  • UCL/UCLH Staff: £10 for 2 days 
  • Students: £10 for 2 days

To book visit the UCL Online store

Wednesday 23rd March - Pre-Course Symposium: Preparing for the Speciality Certificate Exam

Course Fee: £20 for half day course

The course will take place online. To book visit the UCL Online store

Programme:  1pm - 5.30pm

1.00 - 1.05pm Dr Tabish Saifee - Welcome

1.05 - 1.40pm How do I interpret autonomic function tests?

1.40 - 2.15pm Neuro-ophthalmology – informative clinical cases

2.15 - 2.50pm Pragmmatic symptomatic management of parkinson’s disease

2.50 - 3.20pm Break                                                                                                                                                                                                              

3.20 - 3.55pm Practical approach to acute neurology – clinical cases

3.55 - 4.30pm Genetics in movement disorders

4.30-5.05pm TBC                                                                                                                                            

5.05-5.10pm Dr Tabish Saifee - Close




This meeting is sponsored by the Pharmaceutical Industry. All sponsors have had no input to the content of the meeting. A list of participants names and level (consultant, registrar etc) will be provided to all sponsors at the meeting.




Thursday 24th March 2022



09:30 – 10:15

I’ve just diagnosed a functional neurological disorder and there is a 1 year wait for an FND clinic

10:15 – 11:05Cognitive disorders in Parkinson’s disease 
11:05 – 11:20Break 
11:20 – 12:05Prize lecture 
12:05 – 12:20Break 
12:20 – 13:05CPC 
13:25 – 14:10MRI quiz 
14:10 – 15:00

Multiple sclerosis: when and which disease modifying treatments for the non-MS neurologist 

15:00 – 15:15


15:15 – 16:05

Botulinum toxin for abnormal facial movements 

16:05 – 17:30

Clinical cases and prize

Selected trainees

Friday 25th March 2022

09:30 – 10:15

Managing my difficult myasthenic patient – informative cases

10:15 – 11:00

Requesting and Interpreting DAT imaging

11:00 – 11:20Break 
11:20 – 12:05

Normal pressure hydrocephalus – if and when to make this diagnosis

12:05 – 12:50

The surgical management of normal pressure hydrocephalus



Are you a trainee or new consultant and do you have an interesting case in neurology? Submit an abstract for selection to be presented at the Queen Square Leading Edge Neurology conference this year to d.blundred@ucl.ac.uk. Cases should be informative for a general neurology audience and have a definitive diagnosis. 
Deadline for submission is Friday 26th February 2022. Authors of selected cases will be invited to present the case with slides on Thursday 24th March. The best presented case will win a prize.

Course Lecturers