rTMS for Depression Treatment Workshop - Royal College of Psychiatrists 

  • By Lucille Watts
  • 22 Jun, 2016

Ectron and Magventure's rTMS Depression Treatment Workshop -'Informative and well presented'

Professor Alexander Sack, Functional Brain Stimulation and Neurocognitive Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University.

Ectron and Magventure were incredibly pleased with the turnout for the rTMS for Depression Treatment Workshop  in London on  Wednesday 8th June 2016.  The workshop which was held at the The Royal College of Psychiatrists was attended by over thirty psychiatry and healthcare professionals representing both the public and private sectors from across the UK.  

Mr. Alex Jones, Director of Ectron made opening remarks and Professor Alexander Sack, Functional Brain Stimulation and Neurocognitive Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University,  continued with an introduction to Transcranial Magenetic Stimulation for Depression treatment followed by a Q & A session.

Matthias Kienle then presented a practical "hands-on session" with the Magventure MagVita TMS Therapy®  system. The only CE marked TMS system available in the UK.

Ectron have received incredibly positive feedback from the workshop with 100% of all responses stating they would recommend Ectron and Magventure's rTMS Workshop to a colleague.

"The combination of lectures and practical demonstrations were excellent"

"Presentation by Professor Sack was very interesting"

"Informative and well presented"

Thanks again to all those who attended our London event! If you would like to register for Ectron's next TMS for Depression Treatment Workshop please email lucille@ectron.co.uk

By Lucille Watts 09 Mar, 2017

Timing and the 10 Years Tyromotion Celebration
Over the next few days the team from Ectron will be in Graz celebrating 10 years of Tyromotion with the Tyromotion team and their international partners. During the event Ectron will learn about the latest advances in Tyromotion technology.

Guest Speakers
In addition to Kathryn Farris, Tyromotion are introducing two more guest speakers.
Dr. Andrea Turolla, PT PhD
IRCCS San Camillo Hospital Foundation – Venice/Italy
Topic: New approaches for closed-loop control of devices, in rehabilitation: principles and evidence.
Michael Laborn, OT
Ergotherapie Laborn – Ergoldsbach/Bavaria/Germany
Topic: Computer aided intensive therapy of the hand- and arm-function. A promising approach.

To keep up to all the latest news from the event please follow Ectron on twitter @Ectron

By Lucille Watts 06 Mar, 2017
Maastricht University Two Day Clinical TMS Certification Course. Kings Fund, London.

European Clinical TMS Certification Course, 23rd-24th March 2017.

The popular TMS Course held at Maastricht University is for the first time offered in London this year.  Researchers, clinicians and academics from Maastricht University are running the  two-day clinical TMS certification course with a focus on the clinical applications of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). The course covers the basic physical and physiological principles of transcranial magnetic stimulation presenting state of the art insights and explanations of the latest scientific literature.

The course is now fully booked. For more information about TMS please email tms@ectron.co.uk or call 0117 941 3979
By Lucille Watts 06 Mar, 2017
Ectron is pleased to announce it will be sponsoring  Leicester Partnership NHS Trust's TMS Symposium on Wednesday 29th March 2017. 

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is hosting a symposium on Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) and Ectron have great pleasure in demonstrating MagVita TMS Therapy.

Dr Alex O'Neil-Kerr, Medical Director of Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust will be the keynote speaker.

The symposium  will include a live demonstration of MagVita TMS therapy and a Q & A session with an expert panel.

Venue:  Medical training and development centre,
Bradgate Mental Health Unit, Glenfield Hospital Site, Leicester.

For more information about MagVita TMS Therapy for your clinic please email tms@ectron.co.uk
By Lucille Watts 23 Feb, 2017
Ectron were at PhysioFuction's Northampton's Centre of Excellence this week installing TYMO to PhysioFunction's Tyrostation. PhysioFunction specialises in Neurological Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Technology and has clinics across the UK. PhysioFunction physiotherapists  combine hands-on treatment, exercise and technology when treating their patients.

TYMO is a wireless sensor based rehabilitation device that can be used for both assessments and therapy. TYMO offers a variety of different exercises for patients including: balance and postural control, or active use of force and support exercises for the upper body. TYMO is not just a static sensor plate but it also comes with fitted rolling elements that makes the TYMO moveable which makes it ideal in assessing and treating balance problems.

For more information about TYMO for your clinic click here: TYMO

For for more information about PhysioFunction or to find a PhysioFunction clinic near you please click here: PhysioFunction
By Lucille Watts 16 Feb, 2017

The popular TMS Course held at Maastricht University is for the first time offered in London tailored at a UK audience. The course is designed for health care professionals working with TMS, or considering working with TMS, clinicians and researchers who seek training in transcranial magnetic stimulation. The course consists of a mix of academic sessions and hands-on sessions.


The Clinical TMS Certification Course is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS),  www.uems.net

The Clinical TMS Certification Course is provided by academics and specialists from Maastricht University and was granted 11 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the EACCME.

European Accreditation
European Accreditation is granted by the EACCME in order to allow participants who attend the above-mentioned activity to validate their credits in their own country.

American CME

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at  www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme .

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
EACCME credits

The 'Clinical TMS Certification Course' is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 11 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

"Excellent lectures. Very Professional.....Intensive but very enjoyable. Well done" - Previous course participant

"The best way to meet other practitioners and discuss with them" - Previous course participant

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