BASP Virtual Learning Hub

BASP are hosting monthly 1 hour webinar sessions with the opportunity to ask the presenters questions at the end of each session.  BASP will apply for CPD accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians, if the webinar has been accredited it will indicate below*.

Each webinar is free to attend, you must register in advance using the links provided below.

A certificate will be issued for those who attend more than 75% of the session, and complete a short evaluation that appears on the screen directly after the session.

Dates for your diary:

Webinar 10 – BASP Webinar 10 – Ischaemic stroke in the young
21 October 2021, 17:30 – 18:30

Dr Phillip Ferdinand, Consultant Acute Stroke/Physician, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

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(1 CPD point awarded by RCPUK)

18 November 2021, 17:30 -18:30

Webinar 11 – Vasculitis for the stroke physician – pearls and pitfalls with an update on vessel wall imaging

Dr Soma Banerjee – Consultant Stroke Physician and
Dr Luke Dixon – Consultant Neuroradiologist
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

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Learning objective:

We will provide a structured framework for diagnosing CNS vasculitis – encompassing clinical presentation, bedside and laboratory tests and imaging. Including tips  for differentiating CNS Vasculitis from intracranial atherosclerotic disease, RCVS and other mimics.

Dr. Soma Banerjee, Consultant Physician and Specialist in Stroke Medicine at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, where she is the Head of Specialty.

Her clinical practice involves all aspects of the Hyperacute treatment of stroke through to early rehabilitation.  She obtained her MD research degree in 2013, and her research involved intra-arterial stem cell therapy for the treatment of acute stroke. She is the HASU lead at Charing Cross Hospital and joint chair of the Imperial Thrombectomy board responsible for implementation of thrombectomy services at her Trust. She is also chair of the ‘Thrombectomy in London operational group’ which has actively developed collaborations across London to allow full implementation of 24/7 services

Dr. Luke Dixon, consultant Neuroradiologist,  Imperial college NHS Trust.

He graduated from medicine at Imperial college university London in 2009 and has completed a neuroscience BSc, the MRCS and the FRCR. He is currently studying for a PhD; his research interests include imaging in vasculopathy and neuro-oncology.


*attendees must have been in attendance for 75% of the session and complete the post event survey to receive a certificate

Previous presentations – These are available to BASP members via the members section of the website

Webinar 9 – Posterior Circulation Stroke – what to recognise in patient care
Dr Neil Baldwin, Retired Consultant in Stroke Medicine, Worcestershire Royal Hospital (1 CPD point awarded by RCPUK)

Webinar 8 – End of Life Pathway in Stroke sometime
Professor Rowan Harwood (1 CPD point awarded by RCPUK)

Webinar 7 – CTA and CTP made easy for Stroke Physicians
Dr Changez Jadun (1 CPD point awarded by RCPUK)

Webinar 6 – Anticoagulation in acute stroke with atrial fibrillation: the clot thickens
Professor David Werring (1 CPD point awarded by RCPUK)

Webinar 5 – Vertigo & Stroke: differentiating central from peripheral causes
Mr Diego Kaski
 (1 CPD point awarded by RCPUK)

Webinar 4 – Cardio embolic stroke – investigation, treatment options and practical advice
Mr Mark Turner (1 CPD point awarded by RCPUK)

Webinar 3 – Neuroanatomy for the Stroke Physician
Dr Peter Whitfield

Webinar 2 – Option for TIA Services in the COVID era and beyond
Dr John Bamford

Webinar 1 – Dysphagia presentation following stroke and the first 72 hours of care – the role of speech and language therapy in meeting stroke standards of care
Sue Pownall & Sabrina Eltringham