Nelson House, Langstone Business Park NP18 2LH


We are delighted to be able to offer a full and exciting programme for the ACPIN Multidisciplinary Conference in 2024.  Presentations will cover Neuromuscular, Functional Neurological Disorder, Multiple Sclerosis, Gait, Leadership and much more.


The speakers for each day are as follows;

DAY 1 – 16TH May


Professor Beverley Harden

Deputy Chief Allied Health Professions Officer National lead for multi professional advanced and consultant practice, NHS England.

Visiting Professor, University of Winchester

Realising the potential: Two things that people fail to realise the importance of until it’s too late …. AHP workforce and rehabilitation



Dr Daniel Becker

Assistant Professor of Neurology, John Hopkins Medicine


Professor Roshan Das Nair

Professor of Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences , University of Nottingham

Advancing cognitive screening and rehabilitation in multiple sclerosis: What roles can digital technologies play?


Professor Rona Moss Morris

Professor of Psychology as Applied to Medicine, King’s College London

Treating fatigue in MS: What works, what doesn’t and where next


Fredericke Van Wjik

Professor in Neurological Rehabilitation Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University


Claire Lincoln

Senior Research Physiotherapist Spinal Injuries, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

SCI trial: Non-invasive spinal cord stimulation combined with activity-based therapy in chronic complete high level spinal cord injury: preliminary results


Dr Sally Davenport

MSc/ PGDip/ PGCert Advanced Neurophysiotherapy and Neurophysiotherapy Studies, University College London GOSICH

Visible and Invisible / Invitational and dis-invitational: how people post stroke make sense of their rehabilitation and recovery


Claire McFeeters

Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Ulster University

Advancing Stroke Care: Bridging Gaps and Enriching Perspectives in Physical Activity Interventions


Jonathan Mamo

Director for Rehabilitation Services (Wessex Trauma Network)

How early rehabilitation intervention benefits patients with Spinal Cord Injury


Associate Professor Praveen Kumar

Associate Professor in Stroke Rehabilitation, University of the West of England

Engagements with South Asian community to co-develop a research grant-Our Learning 


DAY 2 – 17th May


Professor Gavin Williams

Professor of Physiotherapy Rehabilitation

Epworth Healthcare and The University of Melbourne




Dr Simone Dorsch

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy and Co-ordinator of School of Allied Health Honours program, Australian Catholic University

What does the evidence tell us? Implementing intensive task-specific practice in stroke rehabilitation


Alison Williams

Patient Voice

It’s not just my body! Living beyond expectations with a neurological condition: a holistic and interdisciplinary journey


Dr Gita Ramdharry

Consultant Allied Health Professional in Neuromuscular Diseases, UCLH

Honorary Associate Professor & Chair of Equality Diversity and Inclusion Committee, UCL IoN

Leading research as an NHS Clinical Academic: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly


Professor Anand Pandyan

Executive Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Science,

Bournemouth University

Exploiting the potential of digital technologies for the benefit of patients


Claire Lincoln

Senior Research Physiotherapist Spinal Injuries, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

SCI protocols and job role: Early and intensive motor training (versus usual care) to enhance neurological recovery and function in people with spinal cord injury (SCI): Insights into the study and the role of a Research Physiotherapist


Dr Glenn Nielsen

Senior Lecturer in Neurological Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy for Functional Neurological Disorder: Lessons learnt from the Physio4FMD trial


Dr Ana Miorelli

Consultant Psychiatrist, Tony Hillis Unit, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust


Professor Ulrik Dalgas

Department of Public Health – Sport Science, Aarhus University

Exercise as medicine in multiple sclerosis