Brittle Bone Society: Wishbone Day Event

The Office for Rare Conditions and the Brittle Bone Society have teamed up to organised an online information event to celebrate Wishbone Day!

Saturday 8th May 2021. 10:00-12:30

Register here


10.00-10.20 Covid Survey Feedback
Professor Faisal Ahmed, Samson Gemmel Chair of Child Health University of
Glasgow & Paediatric Endocrinologist, RHC, Glasgow
Dr Ciara McDonnell, Consultant of Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street,
10.20-10.35Personal experiences of Covid-19
Elaine Healey Chair of BBS & Shani Dhanda, Disability Equality Specialist
10.35-10.50Exploring Coping Strategies
Dinah Simmons, Loss Recovery Specialist
10.50-11.10Post Covid – Surgical Backlog
Mr Adrian Gardner, Consultant Spinal Surgeon The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital &
Birmingham Children’s Hospital
11.10-11.30Getting back to “normal”
Lisa Mills, Lead Occupational Therapist, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
11.30-11.50Pain & Exercise
Dr Claire Hill, Physiotherapist and Therapy Team Lead, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
11.50-12.10Treatments & remote consultations
Dr Kassim Javaid, Consultant in Metabolic Medicine, Nuffield Centre of
Orthopaedics, University of Oxford & Chair of BBS Medical Advisory Board