All-Party Parliamentary Group and Channel 5 News
On 29th January 2020, Zoë spoke in UK Parliament at the National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society All-Party Parliamentary Group about her experiences of a delayed diagnosis of Axial Spondyloarthritis.
Zoë was also interviewed on Channel 5 News with NASS CEO Dr Dale Webb. You can watch a clip here
Institute of Osteopathy Webinar
Zoë and her colleague Alex Corser presented ‘Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes and Axial Spondyloarthritis: Reducing Diagnostic Delay’ on 25th June 2020. You can watch online here.
Norwich Arthritis Action Group
Zoë has spoken to the Norwich Arthritis Action group regularly in 2019 and 2020 about different ways to self-manage arthritis. These sessions have included exercises and answering questions.
Norfolk Osteopathic Society
On 27th November 2019, Zoë spoke to the Norfolk Osteopathic Society about Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder and Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
Institute of Osteopathy Convention 2019
Zoë spoke to over 120 osteopaths and healthcare professionals at the Institute of Osteopathy Convention, 2nd November 2019, Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel.
Laura Lee Kamppila and Elliott Reid joined to present 'New Models of Practice, Stronger Together' on the Convention theme of ‘Building a Growing and Thriving Profession’
Susan Farwell (Institute of Osteopathy President), Elliott Reid (Osteopath and Owner Revitalize Clinics), Zoë Clark (Osteopath and Norfolk Osteopathic Society Secretary), Laura Lee Kamppila (Osteopath, CEO Valo and Finnish Osteopathic Association President), Maurice Cheng (Institute of Osteopathy Chief Executive)
East of England Osteopathic Conference
Zoë helped organise the inaugural East of England Osteopathic Conference held in Norwich on 9th February 2019. The event welcomed six speakers to discuss topics relevant to osteopaths and healthcare professionals to increase their knowledge and improve patient care. Following excellent feedback from delegates, there will be a second EEOC in 2020. Details about the next conference will be shared on the website.
National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society (NASS)
Seminar for Osteopaths and Chiropractors.
On 21st February 2018, Zoë gave a talk to osteopaths and chiropractors at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Led by consultant rheumatologist Dr Karl Gaffney, the seminar aimed to update osteopaths and chiropractors on axial spondyloarthritis, reducing diagnosis times for patients and improving the referral pathway for investigations.
This is part of a partnership between NASS, the Institute of Osteopathy and the Royal College of Chiropractors. You can read Zoë’s blog post on the event here.
National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS)
talk for people living with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
On 13th June 2017, Zoë gave a talk to patients with rheumatoid arthritis and NRAS members at the James Paget Hospital, Great Yarmouth. Zoë discussed how osteopathy and naturopathy can help manage symptoms of inflammatory arthritis conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, as well as giving practical advice and techniques patients can use at home.