April 2017 MASCIP Newsletter
2016 MASCIP Conference
16th November 2016
Title: ‘Contending with complexity’
IMAGO centre, Loughborough University
Get it into your diary!
19th Annual MASCIP Conference
23rd November 2017
Title: ‘Ages and Stages in Spinal Cord Injury’
IMAGO centre, Loughborough University
The Paul Kennedy Bursary
MASCIP is establishing an ongoing bursary in the memory of Paul Kennedy.
The Paul Kennedy ‘Making a Difference’ Bursary will be awarded annually to a MASCIP member to use for an initiative that will make an identified difference to the lives of individuals living with a SCI.
The award will be a single amount of £1000.
Please apply here
New training course
SIA are launching a brand new
‘Managing the Neurogenic Bowel’
Skills and Competency Training module aimed at registered nurses
3 May in Liverpool
28 June in Liverpool
6 June in Milton Keynes
First come first served so be quick to apply HERE
For the attendance of Spinal Cord Injury Centre staff ONLY
The 34th Guttmann conference will be hosted by the North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at the Ramada hotel.
29-10th June 2017
International speakers have been invited and it will also be the centre’s 70th birthday!
Back Up are pleased to announce the first ever exhibition of acclaimed still life photographer Richard Foster’s personal work: a collection of abstract and figurative photographs taken over the last ten years since the car accident which paralysed him from the chest down.
Richard is generously donating proceeds from the exhibition to Back Up.
The exhibition is FREE to the public from 3 – 5 March.
If you would like to attend the private view, please contact:
SIA are pleased to announce that the next
‘Caring with Confidence Study Day’
will be held in Manchester on
5 October 2017
for PAs, HCAs and carers
Want to keep yourself up to date?
Check the recently added items on the MASCIP website:
Association of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals International
- ‘Understanding the workplace’
- Caring with confidence – SIA
- Managing the neurogenic bowel
- ‘Advanced Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Conference’
The ISCoS Education Committee are very pleased to announce that http://www.elearnsci.org/ is now available in Spanish and Portuguese.They hope that by making www.elearnSCI.org available in different languages, they will help to disseminate knowledge and skills to health professionals working around the world in SCI.
ISCOS 2017Dublin, Ireland October 24th to 26th 2017.Call for Abstracts: Submission deadline April 2nd 2017.Abstracts are only accepted for consideration via the online abstract application form. Abstracts submitted in any other fashion will not be considered for presentation.
NURSES remember ………..
- To Apply to become a member of the SCI Nurse Committee of ISCoS to help promote SCI Nursing internationally!
- That there is the SCI Nurse study grant available – a fantastic opportunity to look at bladder and/or bowel management relating to SCI.
- That ‘SCI Nurse’ offers: a closed and open forum via Facebook and Twitter @SCI_nurse
Call for Abstracts: Submission deadline April 2nd 2017.
Abstracts are only accepted for consideration via the online abstract application form. Abstracts submitted in any other fashion will not be considered for presentation.
New 2017 Service Brochures
Get yourself up-to-date with the new Aspire services here
Did you know?
In Dec 2016 Cochrane released the new ‘Rehabilitation Cochrane‘
Cochrane Rehabilitation is aimed to ensure that all rehabilitation professionals can apply Evidence Based Clinical Practice, combining the best available evidence as gathered by high quality Cochrane systematic reviews, with their own clinical expertise and the values of patients
‘Discharge to Assess’ open days
Supporting timely discharge from acute care
The last in a series of events to support the publication of Discharge to Assess are taking place over the next few months.
‘Discharge to Assess’ is a quick guide for CCGs on how to reduce the time people spend in hospital once their acute care has ended.
If you are interested in attending email here
SCIPT has new status as an official subgroup of ISCoS
This process and change is a positive step towards ISCoS recognizing the multi-disciplinary and true nature of the care for people with SCI. Read more about what this means for SCIPT here