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IN-PERSON EVENT, hosted by the Bromley and Beckenham Section

What to expect

Join us as our speaker, Norma Timoney, outlines the organisation of cleft care in the country, the planned phases of cleft care and the philosophy behind them.

Norma will provide an outline of the phases of surgical, dental, speech and psychological care. She will cover differences of protocols and timing of care, as well as the implications for facial growth and dental health.

The booking deadline is Friday 5 April 2024 - please provide any dietary requirements by then to [email protected]


18:45 Registration and networking in the main bar, Imperial Lounge

19:15 Lecture in the Imperial Lounge and Oval Room

20:15 Two-course meal in the dining room, Eugenie Room

21:30 End of event

Learning objectives

  • To understand the classification of clefts
  • Exploring the early management of clefts
  • Examining multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) nature of care.

Development outcome


Meet the speaker

Norma Timoney Norma Timoney Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Norma is a consultant cleft and plastic surgeon at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital. She is the former lead of the paediatric plastic surgery department at Evelina London Children's Hospital. (2010-2022). She was appointed to the South Thames Regional Cleft Lip and Palate Service in 2005. As well as this, she is on the GMC specialist register for plastic surgeons. Norma is a member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS). She is also a member of the Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland (CFSGBI).

Her areas of clinical expertise in children include all aspects of cleft lip and palate, ear reconstruction, hand surgery, also facial paralysis. For adults her areas of expertise relate to the face, including nose correction (rhinoplasty), ear reconstruction or adjustment of ear position (pinnaplasty). She also has a medico legal reporting practice focusing on soft tissue injury.

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If you feel at all unwell, we encourage you to take a lateral flow test the evening before you are due to arrive - should your test result be positive, we ask you not to attend.

If your test is negative, but you do have symptoms of COVID-19 (a new, persistent cough; a high temperature; or loss/changes to your sense of taste or smell) we kindly request you consider not attending the event to mitigate any risk to other attendees.

Please email [email protected] with any dietary requirements by Friday 5 April 2024.

Chislehurst Golf Club, Camden Place, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 5HJ

Camden Place is a grade II* listed building which, since 1894, has been the magnificent home of Chislehurst Golf Club. Camden Place is something of a hidden jewel with its spectacular architecture and detailing, representative of its fine Georgian heritage, and set in 70 acres of beautiful grounds.

Venue guidance - on arrival, access is via the main and only entrance, there is a door code which will be confirmed to you by email before the event. Enter the main reception area and take the immediate left towards this meeting's reception area, and this leads into the main bar.

There is a large, free car park at the golf club in front of the entrance to the building.

Venue location

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