Voice Clinics Forum 2017
£55 – £160
Voice Clinics Forum 2017

Voice Clinics Forum 2017

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The Governor's Hall

Saint Thomas's Hospital

Westminster Bridge Road

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SE1 7EH

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VOICE CLINICS FORUM 2017

Friday, 13th January 2017

The Governor’s Hall, St Thomas’s Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, LondonSE1 7EH

Provisional Programme

(this course has been awarded 5 CPD points)


9.00 Registration (and refreshments)

9.30 Housekeeping

9.40 Training Protocol for Voice Clinic Skills – Aspiration and Reality

A discussion of the pros and cons concerning the development of core competency guidelines for ENTs, SLTs, Singing Coaches and Osteopaths/Manual Therapists working in Voice Clinics

Tony Narula (Consultant ENT Surgeon), Rehab Awad (Voice Specialist SLT), Dane Chalfin (Professor at Leeds College of Music and Rehabilitation Singing Coach), Lyndsay Mudford (Voice Specialist Osteopath) and a representative from the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Chair: Dr Ruth Epstein, Head of the SLT Dept, RNTNE

11.00 Coffee

11.30 Managing Difficult Cases: a panel discussion

Surgical and therapy management issues will be discussed. Cases will include psychogenic issues and the problems of professional voice users.

Panel: John Rubin (Con Laryngologist RNTNE), Tony Aymat (Consultant Laryngologist, Lewisham Hospital), Annie Elias (Voice Specialist SLT, Kent & Canterbury Hosp) and Linda Hutchison (Voice Clinic Singing Coach, Lewisham Hosp)

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Vocal biomechanics: are vocal gestures meaningful?

An exploration of common vocal gestures and how to interpret them

Nick Gibbins (Con Laryngologist, Lewisham Hospital), Sara Harris (Voice Specialist SLT, Lewisham Hospital), Dane Chalfin (Leeds College of Music), Tori Burnay (Voice Specialist SLT Guys & St Thomas’s Hospitals) and Melanie Mehta (Voice Specialist SLT/Spoken Voice Teacher) LAMDA

15.30 Tea

16.00 Research and Audit Papers

During this meeting there will be an hour devoted to small on-going research and audit projects on any aspect of voice/voice care from around the country. There will be room for a maximum of 6 short reports (10 minutes per report including questions). If you have a project you would like us to consider please contact us at: administrator@britishvoiceassociation.org.uk

17.00 Close

Please note that the programme may be subject to change

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