Supporting and enhancing the development of competence in neuroscience nursing

2014 BANN Conference

The 43rd Autumn Conference 2014 was held at the Palace Hotel Manchester on the 17th & 18th October. 

The conference covered many sub-specialities in neuroscience nursing including; Neuroscience critical care, Neuro-oncology, Neurorehabiliation, Neuromedicine and Spinal surgery/ Neurosurgery.

Final Conference programme: click here
BANN members can access the conference presentation via the members pages under conference 2014

2014 Conference Best Oral and Poster Awards

Best Oral Paper Award was awarded to: 

Nursing rehabilitation in the acute setting -  Caroline Woon,  Clinical Nurse Educator,  Wellington Hospital, New  Zealand

The Bernie Selley Poster Prize was awarded to: 

Facial palsy following vestibular schwannoma surgery: A multidisciplinary approach to optimal management - Andrea Wadeson, Skull Base Specialist Nurse Salfrod Royal NHS Foundation Trust Salford

Pictures are now available from the conference and vintage night (conference dinner) CLICK here for the conference photos


The Society was founded in 1971 at Manchester Royal Infirmary as the British Society of Neurosurgical Nurses (BSNN). ┬áThe Society changed its name to the British Association of Neuroscience Nurses (BANN) in 1998. Our Equality & Diversity statement »