West Suffolk Hospital Education Centre
Bury St Edmunds
BSCAH National Conference 2019
Friday 7th, Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th June 2019
I think you will agree that this years Conference has something for everyone! This year we have tried our very best to bring together many different applications for clinical hypnosis.
Please note that the term ‘member’ refers to members of BSCAH, BSMDH (Scotland), RSM and ESH.
This Conference is only available to Healthcare Professionals. To check your eligibility or for any other queries please contact Hilary Walker email@example.com
Friday 7th June Pre-Conference / Introduction to Hypnosis Course
9.30 What is hypnosis? Brief outline of theories, altered state, hemispheric model etc. and hypnotic phenomena
10.30 Why use hypnosis clinically? Utilising the hypnotic phenomena -applications in clinical practice.
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 Inducing hypnosis, methodology, use of language, building rapport, demonstrations and short practical session using scripts
13.00 - 13.45 Lunch
13.45 General considerations, patient selection, patient safety, consent etc
14.15 Hypnosis for anxiety and medical procedures
15.00 Practical session special place/relaxation using script
15.30 Coffee break
15.50 Hypnosis for therapy
16.45 Discussion & close
Faculty: Les Brann, Peter Naish, Cathryn Woodward, Mark Chambers, Eamonn Coveney
6.00 - 7.30 Tour of Green King Brewery
Saturday 8th June Conference Day 1
8.30 – 9.00 Registration
9.00 Opening Remarks - Stephen Dunn Chief Executive West Suffolk Hospital
9.10 Research Papers
Hypnosis in endoscopy Ming Ho
Can we switch off hot flushes? Eamonn Coveney
Relaxation & Guided imagery in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome John Barry
Bringing hypnosis to the radiology suite Milton Vouros
10.30 Coffee Break
10.50 Managing Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders and the role for Hypnotherapy
Professor Peter Whorwell, Consultant Gastroenterologist
1.30 Hypnobirthing : Experience from Colchester Hospital
Suzanne Connolly, Midwife & Hypnobirther Practitioner
2.20 Hypnosis for relief of breathlessness - Sara Booth, Consultant in Palliative Care
3.15 Coffee Break
3.45 Hypnosis in a Neurology Outpatients : Headache and Non Epileptic Seizure
Paul Molyneux, Consultant Neurologist
4.30 Annual General Meeting
7.30 Conference dinner & disco, The Athenaeum
Sunday 9th June Conference Day 2
8.30 – 9.00 Registration
9.00 Hypnotherapy in Functional Neurological Disorders - Jason Price, Consultant Neuropsychologist
10.00 Everything you wanted to know about sleep but were too sleepy to ask - Dr Neil Stanley, Sleep Specialist
11.00 Coffee Break
11.30 Everything you wanted to know about sleep but were too sleepy to ask - Dr Neil Stanley, Sleep Specialist
1.30 When sleep hygiene is not enough : Hypnotherapy for Insomnia - Les Brann, Retired GP
2.15 Recent developments in our understanding of hypnosis
Peter Naish, Professor of Psychology, Open University
3.00 Coffee Break
3.30 Have you got a minute? Conversational hypnosis in GP practice - Mark Chambers, Retired GP
4.15 Hypnosis as an adjunct to Interventional surgical procedures -
Suzi Leacock, Clinical Practitioner, Nuffield Hospital Ipswich
Conference costs Lunch, tea & coffee is included.
Members: £50 for Friday, £150 for Saturday and Sunday.
Non members: £100 for Friday, £250 for Saturday & Sunday
Get the discounted rate by joining BSCAH at the same time as booking the conference.
Please register your interest by emailing Hilary Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please advise if you are a member or wish to become a member. Booking is not available online.