Activities

THE SPIRIT WORLDWIDE NETWORK

SPIRIT has assessed and provided funding to many individuals involved in the treatment of SCI including professors, doctors, psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, medical students and others.

Over 100 individuals travelled to and from the following countries to gain knowledge and spread skills and ideas:-

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AUSTRIA
AUSTRALIA
BANGLADESH
BELGIUM
BRAZIL
BURMA
CHINA
CROATIA
CYPRUS
EGYPT
EIRE
FINLAND
FRANCE

GERMANY
GREECE
HUNGARY
INDIA
ISRAEL
JAPAN
JORDAN
KENYA
MEXICO
NEPAL
PAKISTAN
PHILLIPINES
PORTUGAL

RUSSIA
RWANDA
SOUTH AFRICA
SOUTH KOREA
SUDAN
SWEDEN
SRI LANKA
SPAIN
SWITZERLAND
SYRIA
THAILAND
TURKEY
UNITED STATES
VIETNAM

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

SPIRIT has sponsored events including international conferences focused on SCI organized by The International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS), Asian Spinal Cord Network Conference (ASCoN), The Southern African Spinal Cord Association (SASCA) and provided financial support to the British Association of Spinal Cord Injury Specialists (BASCIS).

Our Conferences

SPIRIT has held the symposiums set out below when eminent specialists in various fields associated with the treatment of spinal cord injury made presentations to delegates:

SPIRIT 4th One Day Conference Thursday 16th March 2017

“ACUTE TRAUMATIC SPINAL CORD INJURY SYMPOSIUM”

Venue: Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Hospital in Oswestry.

This is a fantastic opportunity for clinicians and healthcare providers in general hospitals to hear from experienced consultants and leaders in the field of spinal cord injury care and learn more about spinal cord injury.

Please click on the flyer, the booking forms (lawyers or clinicians), speakers details and the symposium programme for more information.

We look forward to seeing you on the day.

SPIRIT 3rd One Day Conference 16th March 2012

“Spinal Cord Injury – At the Cutting Edge, Recent Developments”

VenueThe Royal College of Surgeons, Lincoln’s Inn Square, London.

High calibre expert speakers, eminent leaders in their field and their topics. Thought provoking programme focused on highly important and current issues in SCI research and treatment. Topics covered included;

Spinal Cord Injuries in children:

Post traumatic syringomyelia :

Regeneration of severed fibres in spinal cord repair:

Bladder function and SCI:

Life Expectancy and other topics.

SPIRIT 2nd One Day Conference 5th October 2007

“Spinal Cord Injury – Mitigating The Consequences”

Venue- The Royal College of Surgeons

An all-day medical conference for doctors, therapists, rehabilitation specialists , lawyers and insurers covering:

  • Acute treatment
  • Rehabilitation
  • Long term care of tetraplegic and paraplegic patients.

SPIRIT 1st One Day Conference 4th March 2005

“Understanding the Injury: Achieving the Result”

Venue- Lions Quays, Oswestry