Trigeminal Foundation

Nerve Injuries

Helping to prevent, educate and manage

Nerve Injury Patient Workshops

Patient days and workshops are designed to help patients share their burden and to develop group cognitive behavioural therapy for trigeminal nerve injuries. We aim to have 10-12 patients attend these sessions at Kings College Hospital. You have to be consulted first before we can book you onto these patient days.


The day format includes

Welcome coffee and tea on arrival

10.30 Introductions and aims and objectives of the day

10.45 Talk on nerve injuries (T Renton) link to lecture

11.15 Talk on the potential role of speech therapy for nerve injury patients (Hayley) link to lecture

11.45 Comfort break 

12.00 Talk chronic (neuropathic) pain (T Renton) link to lecture

12.30  What is the Role of psychiatry for patients with nerve injuries (Lisa Page) link to lecture

1.30 Lunch

2.15 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Trigeminal nerve injuries (Sarah Barker) 

3pm Complaining in the NHS (Cathy Bryant link to lecture)

3.30 Returning to routine dentistry for patients with nerve injuries (Leigh Ann Morgan)

4-5pm SB led patient discussion

We have had very positive feedback from patients attending these days