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IN-PERSON EVENT, hosted by the East Midland Branch

What to expect

This event will review current oral cancer demographics, discuss the aitiology and risk factors associated with oral cancer and provide guidance on referral.

Learning objectives

By the end of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • To develop knowledge and understanding of oral cancer
  • To gain exposure to the clinical presentation of oral cancer and its differential diagnosis
  • To appreciate the importance of early recognition and appropriate referral of a patient with oral malignancy.


Registration and refreshments    18:00
Start of lecture                                19:00
End of lecture                                  20:30
End of event                                    21:00

Development outcome

A and C

Meet the speaker

Jon Higham Jon Higham Consultant in Oral Medicine and Chief Clinical Information Officer, Birmingham Community NHS Foundation Trust

Jon is a Consultant in Oral Medicine at Birmingham Dental Hospital joint Chief Clinical Information Officer at Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

His clinical interests include management of complex mucocutaneous disease including oral potentially malignant disorders and the management of orofacial pain. He supports weekly rapid access clinics at Birmingham Dental Hospital.

More information

Please email [email protected] with any dietary requirements.

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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.

Derby Conference Centre
London Road
Derby DE24 8UX

Feedback from previous East Midland Branch events

Engaging and informative

Excellent speaker knowledge

The speaker was great! Engaging and very knowledgeable