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CYPF Acute Forum: Fatigue Study Day Leeds

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Irwin Mitchell Offices

2 Wellington Place

Leeds

LS1 4BZ

United Kingdom

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This study day is suitable for occupational therapists working with children and young people who have fatigue (both in hospital and community settings). The variety of speakers will explore how to manage fatigue to enable participation in meaningful activities drawing upon their experiences of working with children and young people with a wide range of conditions. There will also be the opportunity to share ideas and resources.



Fatigue Study Day Programme:

9:00 Registration and coffee
9:30 Introduction to day and housekeeping
9:40 What is fatigue? - Jessica Mudd
10:00 Fatigue and neuromuscular conditions - Wendy Foo and Yvonne Streatfield

10:45 Coffee break

11:05 Fatigue and oncology - Sarah Kisseh
11:50 Fatigue and acquired brain injury - Jessica Mudd
12:35 Lunch
13:35 Fatigue and chronic pain - Maggie Wheeler
14:20 Fatigue and osteogenesis imperfecta - Paula Galloway

15:05 Tea break

15:25 Sharing resources/practice/Q & A
16:00 Close


Venue:

Irwin Mitchell Offices

2 Wellington Place

Leeds

LS1 4BZ


Directions:

Map available on https://www.irwinmitchell.com/our-offices/united-kingdom/leeds

Leeds Railway Station is approximately a 10 minute walk from the offices.

Parking:

NCP, Wellingto Place (LS1 4AJ)

Yor Parks, Westgate (LS1 4LX)

Town Centre Car Parks, 7 Whitehall Road (LS1 4HR)

Speakers:

Jessica Mudd is an Occupational Therapy Clinical Service Manager at Leeds Children’s Hospital. She has extensive experience of working with children with acquired brain injury within a regional neuro rehabilitation service. Many of her caseload have significant fatigue that impacts on their participation. Jessica’s role is to support children and young people after an acquired brain injury reintegrate into school/home and facilitate their participation in meaningful activities. This includes managing their fatigue effectively.

Yvonne Streatfield is a Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist in the Neuromuscular team at Leeds Children’s Hospital. Her role involves working in regional clinics, offering advice to other occupational therapists as well as carrying a clinical caseload of Leeds children with neuromuscular conditions. Yvonne has extensive community experience, and supports the children and young people with neuromuscular conditions to manage issues such as fatigue.

Sarah Kisseh is a Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist on the Oncology team at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. She has experience across a wide range of areas: orthopaedics, neurosurgery and neurology. She has worked extensively with children with acquired brain injuries. In her current role she provides inpatient, and some outpatient, support for children with a cancer diagnosis including: brain tumours, leukaemia, and children undergoing a bone marrow transplant. These children often undergo treatments such as: chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and proton beam therapy. Fatigue is a common issue for this patient group. Sarah routinely provides advice on fatigue management strategies, activity grading to facilitate participation in meaningful activities.

Wendy Foo is an Occupational Therapist currently working as a Neuromuscular Specialist Practitioner at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. Her role involves offering support and advice at diagnosis and beyond, being a key point of contact for families between appointments as well as supporting community services and schools.

Paula Galloway is a Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist on the metabolic bone team at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. Paula set up the occupational therapy service on the metabolic bone team in 2017. She works mainly with children with osteogenesis imperfecta. She works with children on the wards and in outpatient clinics. She offers support when children have fractures or treatment helping to integrate children at school and improve participation at home and in their community. Last year, in collaboration with physiotherapy and consultant colleagues she ran a study day on supporting children with osteogenesis imperfecta. This was widely attended and well received. Paula has experience working community and acute services and has extensive experience supporting children and young people to manage issues such as fatigue.

Maggie Wheeler is a Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist working in rheumatology and chronic pain for many years. Her passion for working with children who struggle with chronic pain began when she was on the team that set up the Bath Pain Management Unit. She is now part of the rheumatology team at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital where she continues to offer outstanding support in the management of chronic pain.

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Irwin Mitchell Offices

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LS1 4BZ

United Kingdom

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