The Brain Series : Driving and the Brain

External Event - 30th Nov 2017

The Royal Society of Medicine Clinical Neuroscience Section will be organising a meeting with members of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) Medical Advisory Panel and the Formula One Medical Rescue team will review the implications of disorders of the nervous system on fitness to drive cars and operate machinery or to pilot aircraft, and to discuss safe return to sport after suffering concussion.

The meeting will take place on the 30th of November at the Royal Society of Medicine,London.

Book your place today.

Objectives :

  • Understand how the medical panel of the DVLA works and makes its decisions
  • Understand how the medical panel of the Civil Aviation Authority works and makes its decisions 
  • Know about and be able to implement the DVLA guidance for medical practitioners 
  • Understand seizure risk after head injury and implications for return to driving 
  • Know about the medical guidance that underpins Formula One and other motor sports 
  • Understand the management of safe return to sport after concussion

Price : 

RSM member rates start at £5 - £35
Non-member rates start at £10 - £45

For more information and to sign up, please visit

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