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  • Book the 2017 Family Conference and take advantage of our early bird offer...

  • Published: Tue, 13th June 2017, 10:22:00 AM
  • TOFS Family Conference, Saturday 14 October 2017 (all day) at Holiday Inn, Luton-South, M1 Jct 9.

    Only £18 per delegate (for a limited period only) for full day incl lunch/refreshments.  Look at our line up of presenters and make your booking here NOW! 

    Professor Paolo De Coppi NIHR Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Head of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Section, Developmental Biology & Cancer Programme, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Great Ormond Street Hospital.

    Professor De Coppi will be acting as MC for the day.

    Professor Frédéric Gottrand Professeur of Paediatrics, University Hospital of Lille, Chair of INoEA, and the ESPGHAN guidelines committee, and one of the World's most respected experts on TOF/OA.

    Professor Harish Vyas Former Professor PICU/Respiratory Medicine, Department PICU/Respiratory, Nottingham Children's Hospital, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.

    Dr Nikil Thapar Academic Lead, Gastroenterology, Great Ormond Street Hospital.

    Mr Nick Maynard Clinical Lead, Oxford OesophagoGastric Centre. Mr Maynard contributed the chapter "Oesophageal Problems in Adult Life" to the TOF book.

    Mrs Christine McCormick Clinical Lead specialist Acute Paediatric and Neonatal Dysphagia, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children.

    Dr Vuokko Wallace, Teaching Fellow and Clinical Psychologist, University of Bath. Dr Wallace is an adult TOF and an expert is Psychological issues.

     What to expect on the day... 

    • Conference is suitable for both TOF/OA families and TOF Adults
    • Bring the family and stay - only £65 for a double room or £90 for a family room
    • Creche available - only £22 per child

    If you're an Adult TOF, the parent of a TOF/OA child, relative or interested medical professional, this conference is for YOU.  Share experiences and ideas and hear about medical techniques and management of TOF/OA.  

    The conference will provide an excellent opportunity to ask those questions that have been bothering you for ages and it will be a great place to meet and network (during the long lunch and refreshment breaks) with other parents of TOF/OA children and TOF Adults too. 

    Creche facilities will be provided (at extra cost) for babies from 6 months to 10 years.  The conference is not recommended for those under 11.

    The hotel is at postcode AL3 8HH, just over a mile from M1 Junction 9, and it's close to the M25. Easily accessible by air too - close to Luton Airport and its Parkway train station.  Direct trains from Gatwick Airport, the East Midlands and Brighton, and frequent train services from London.

    Special-priced accomodation is available at the hotel should you decide to make a weekend of it. £65 per night for a double/twin room (including breakfast) or £90 for a family room (sleeps max four people), cancellable until 4pm on the day of arrival. Offer only available when booking direct with Holiday Inn, Luton-South.  Tel 01582 449900 Mon-Fri 9-5.30pm and quote 'TOF1310'.

     

    Book it now

    Full day, including refreshments and lunch is only £18 per delegate (earlybird rate, for a limited period only). 

    Online booking facility now open - just follow this link and book NOW! 

    We look forward to seeing you there.

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