Kent Rugby Health Care Professionals Training Day 29th June 2024

Club Physios are invited to attend the Kent Rugby Health Care Professionals Training Day at KIMS Hospital on Saturday 29th June. Please use the below link to reserve your place –

LINKKent Rugby Health Care Professionals Training Day

Led by Guy Slater, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, this training day is specifically designed for Kent Rugby Physiotherapists.  The event will give you a unique opportunity to learn from industry experts and collaborate with like-minded professionals, as well as giving you the opportunity to expand your professional network.

By attending this training day, you will also earn CPD points, adding value to your professional development.


09:30-09:50: Registration, tea and coffee, networking

09:50-10:00: Introduction, Mr Guy Slater Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

10:00-10:45: Upper Limb Tendon Injuries in the Contact Athlete, Mr David Rose Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

10:45-11:15: Concussion Assessment and Management, Dr Alan Thompson Honorary Medical Officer to Blackheath, Kent and National League Rugby

11:15-11:25: A few words from the Chair of Kent County RFU, Roger Clarke Chair Kent County RFU Executive Committee. RFU Council Member for Kent. Chair RFU Game Development Sub Committee

11:25-11:45: Coffee Break – tea, coffee and biscuits, networking

11:45-12:25: Mental Health and the Athlete, Dr Nathan Faulkner Councelling Psychologist

12:25-13:05: Initial Assessment and Management of Head and Spinal Cord Injuries, Mr Guy Slater Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

13:05-13:50: Lunch in the Bistro

13:50-14:30: Sports Injuries in Ear, Nose & Throat, Mr Ali Al-Lami Consultant ENT Surgeon

14:30-15.10: The Community Rugby Injury Surveillance and Prevention (CRISP) project: Tackling safety with science., Prof Keith Stokes Co-Director of the UK Collaborating Centre on Injury and Illness Prevention in Sport at the University of Bath, and Medical Research Lead at the Rugby Football Union

15:10-15:40: Giving you the confidence to use an automatic external defibrillator (AED), David Sullivan CEO Code Blue CPR (

15:40-15.50: Closing remarks, Mr Guy Slater Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

NB: Please notify us of any allergies, dietary and/or access requirements prior to the event!

This is a non-smoking event