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    • 22 November 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Education Centre, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital
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    BIOS Northern Region Autumn Clinical Meeting

    Event Organiser: 

    Venue Address: Education Centre, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Oxford Road, Manchester

    Programme: 

    9.30 – 9.45          Registration and refreshments

    9.45 – 9.50          Welcome from the Northern Region Trustee -                                                     Kathryn Smart

    9.50 – 10.05        Matthew Costello. Starting Point

    10.05 – 10.35     Zoe Hirst and Tess Garretty. North Yorkshire and Leeds                                     screening programmes.

    10.40 – 11.00     Lucy Gould. Screen time, how much is too much?                                              A cautionary tale! 

    11.00 – 11.25     Short comfort break + demo by Barry

    11.25 – 12.05     Barry Duncan - ABDO     No Excuse for Error 

    12.05 – 12.20     Krishan Parmar. Outcomes of single horizontal muscle                                       strabismus surgery at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.       

    12.20 – 12.30     Sandeep Bansal -‘En coup de sabre’ - Linear scleroderma                                   with bilateral restrictive extraocular motility

    12.30 – 1.00        Veronica Greenwood – Q&A session

    1.00 – 2.00          Lunch – provided by BIOS 

    2.00 – 2.30          Anne Cook – strabismus after decompression surgery in                                   thyroid eye disease         

    2.30 – 3.00          Adam Zermansky - Headaches

    3.10 – 3.10          Short comfort break   / Tea and Coffee   

    3.10 – 4.15          Case presentations


    • 24 November 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Dugald Baird Conference Room, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital
    • 14

    Scottish Branch Autumn Clinical Meeting

    Venue: Dugald Baird Conference Room, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital

    Organiser: Nicola Nicolson nnicolson@nhs.net

    Programme: 

    10.00                     Coffee and registration

    1030-1100           “an duilgheadas seo? (What is the problem here?)” - Mr  Aravind Reddy, Consultant Ophthalmologist

    1100-1120            Orthoptic Led Stroke Service Audit –  Alison  Cowling, Orthoptist

    1120-1140            Occupational Therapy & Vision in the  Acute Stroke Service – Deirdre  O’Neill, Occupational Therapist          
     
    1140-1200            STARS e-learning vision module – Therese Lebedis, Consultant Occupational Therapist in Stroke       
              
    1200-1315            LUNCH

    1315 -1345           Squint Surgery for INO – Dr Adnan Khan, Ophthalmology Registrar

    1345-1415            Is it Myasthenia? – Dr John Olson, Consultant Ophthalmic Physician

    1415-1430          “Train of Hope” – Katie McGarva, Orthoptist

    1430 – 1515         Scotland's Position Statement on Supervision for Allied Health Professions –  Susan Carr, Director of Allied Health Professionals

    1530                      CLOSE
     
    Event kindly sponsored by Kay Pictures, Orthoptic Supplies and Optolec


    • 27 November 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Warrington Hospital, Lovely Lane, Warrington, WA5 1QG’
    • 9
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    BIOS Introduction to Intravitreal Injections

    IVT WET-LAB DAY AGENDA

    MONDAY 27th November 2017, 9.30 – 16.00

    Supported by Bayer*

    09.30 Arrival and Pastries/Tea/Coffee

    10.00 Introduction and Welcome - Declan McClements

    Theory

    1.      Overview of A&P of the eye
    2.      Conditions treated with Anti-VEGF and pathways
    3.      Pharmacology Update (to include all drugs administered  during the patient’s visit)
    4.      Consent

    5.      Lecture on the process of giving intravitreal injection

    6.      Issues around infection control and intravitreal injections
    7.      Complications

    8.     Post injection management

    9.     Risk and legal issues around extended role development.

    LUNCH 12.30 -13.00 

    Practical

    10.  Wet lab  practice the technique on pigs eye with saline
    11.  Summary and Evaluation
    12.  Close 16.00

    Venue:

    Warrington Hospital, Lovely Lane, Warrington, WA5 1QG’

    Who is the course for? 

    Advanced Orthoptists working in an extended role as part of the Medical Retinal team and Orthoptists from departments that are planning or already offer an orthoptist-administered IVT injections service. 

    As per the BIOS Standards of Practice for IVT injections,  additional education and training are necessary for all practice not covered in previous training and education.

    Non-members of BIOS - and colleagues from other professions such as Optometrists and Ophthalmic Nurses can register if spaces are available.

    Cost :

    • £65 BIOS members
    • £130 Non-members and other relevant professions who wish to attend (please get in touch) bios@orthoptics.org.uk

    The price includes refreshments and lunch on the day, but EXCLUDES overnight accommodation or travel costs.

    Cancellations may be made up to two weeks before the event, if you discover that you cannot attend.

    After that time, you may send another similar delegate in your place - but no refunds can be made.

    * This meeting has been kindly supported by an educational grant from Bayer. Bayer have had no involvement in the topics or speakers of this meeting



    • 19 December 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Warrington Hospital Lecture Theatre, Lovely Lane, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 1QG
    • 30
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    Visual Processing Difficulties Special Interest Group Meeting (previously known as the specific learning difficulties group) 


    Venue:

    Warrington Hospital Lecture Theatre, Lovely Lane, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 1QG


    Programme:

    Confirmed speakers: Nadia Northway, Professor Arnold Wilkins and Kathryn Whitfield. Others to be announced later.


    The theme of the day will be assessing and treating a range of visual processing skills.


    Organiser:  

    Kathryn Whitfield  kathryn.whitfield@whh.nhs.uk

    • 17 January 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Humphrey booth lecture Theatre, Salford Royal Hospital
    • 56
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    BIOS Stroke and Neuro Rehabilitation SIG Study Day

    Wednesday 17th January 2018

    Humphrey booth lecture Theatre, Salford Royal Hospital

     

    Provisional Programme

     

    08.30 - 09.00 Registration and coffee

    09.00 - 09.15 Welcome and Introduction

    09.15 - 10.00 Professor Pippa Tyrrell (Professor of Stroke Medicine) - Overview of stroke rehab services and importance of orthoptics / vision assessment.


    10.00 - 10.30 Ms Rachel McKay (Research Student)- Persistent visual impairment in people with multiple sclerosis.

     
    10.30 - 11.15 Coffee / networking / Speak to the expert

    11.15 - 11.45 Dr Lauren Hepworth (Research Orthoptist) – Using Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) for Visual Impairment related to Acquired Brain Injury and a Stroke Research Update.


    11.45 - 12.15 Scott Ballard-Ridley (Stroke Review Co-ordinator – Stroke Association) – Experiences of visual impairment after stroke/ Stroke Association support available

     

    12.15 – 12.45 Brag and steel – short presentations on service development / case reports – three 10 min presentations from members

     

    12.45 - 13.45 Lunch / networking

    13.45 - 15.00 Dr Viki Teggart (Clinical Neuropsychologist)- Cognitive rehabilitation workshop.  This full afternoon workshop will consider a range of approaches to the rehabilitation of cognitive difficulties after stroke and how cognitive rehab can be embedded into a whole team approach to enhance the way orthoptists work to support people after stroke

     

    15.00 – 15.30 Coffee

     

    15.30 – 16.30 Cognition workshop (continued)

    16.30 Close of meeting

     

    Please book via the BIOS website or email howardc@liverpool.ac.uk for more information

     

     


Past events

13 November 2017 TU Training
03 November 2017 South West In Service Training Day
30 October 2017 BIOS Clinical Tutors’ Course
20 October 2017 Clinical Tutors’ Refresher Course
29 September 2017 NW TU Regional Meeting
13 September 2017 SEN SIG DAY
13 July 2017 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (London 2017)
28 June 2017 BIOS & BOSTU AGM 2017
28 June 2017 BIOS Scientific Conference 2017
19 May 2017 Neuro SIG Study Day
19 May 2017 PAEDIATRIC & STRABISMUS STUDY DAY
18 May 2017 JOINT BOSTU & LOOP CONFERENCE
15 May 2017 RETINAL DISEASE SIG DAY
15 May 2017 GLAUCOMA SIG DAY
12 May 2017 CLINICAL TUTORS DAY (Glasgow)
05 May 2017 BIOS South West IST
03 May 2017 THE SCOTTISH NETWORK SPRING MEETING
03 May 2017 BIOS Northern Region Spring Clinical Meeting 2017
30 March 2017 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (Leeds 2017)
02 December 2016 BIOS Southern Region South-West IS Training Day (Barnstaple)
16 November 2016 BIOS Northern Region Autumn Clinical Meeting 2016
11 November 2016 BIOS SCOTTISH NETWORK AUTUMN CLINICAL MEETING
08 November 2016 BIOS Midlands & East Region Autumn Clinical Meeting
07 November 2016 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (Hull)
10 October 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Wales)
07 October 2016 BIOS Managers'/LOOP Forum
23 September 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Southern Region)
23 September 2016 BIOS Stroke & Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day (PRESTON)
20 September 2016 BIOS Stroke & Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day (LONDON)
09 September 2016 BIOS & BOSTU AGM 2016 & BIOS 2016 AWARDS
11 July 2016 BIOS Introduction to Intravitreal Injections
07 July 2016 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course, Moorfields, London
01 July 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Midlands & East Region)
10 June 2016 BIOS Southern Region Clinical Day
07 June 2016 BIOS Leads of Orthoptic Profession (LOOP) group
03 June 2016 BIOS Southern Region (South West) In Service Training followed by Motility Grand Round
19 May 2016 BIOS Special Educational Needs (SEN) SIG MEETING
16 May 2016 BIOS Neuro Orthoptics/Neuro Ophthalmology SIG Study Day
12 May 2016 BIOS Introduction to Intravitreal Injections
11 May 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Scotland)
10 May 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Southern Region)
06 May 2016 BIOS Wales Clinical Day
06 May 2016 6th Annual Whipps Cross University Hospital Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day
22 April 2016 BIOS Vision Screening SIG Meeting
20 April 2016 BIOS SCOTTISH NETWORK SPRING CLINICAL MEETING
02 March 2016 BIOS Northern Region Spring Clinical Meeting 2016
24 February 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Northern Region)
07 January 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Midlands & East)
30 November 2015 BIOS SCOTTISH NETWORK AUTUMN CLINICAL MEETING
27 November 2015 BIOS Managers'/LOOP Forum
24 November 2015 Jerusalem reunion (Invited guest list only)
10 November 2015 BIOS e - Health Special Interest Group Study Day
05 November 2015 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (Leeds)
04 November 2015 BIOS Northern Region Autumn Clinical Meeting 2015
27 October 2015 BIOS Specific Learning Difficulties SIG - Competency Training
09 October 2015 BIOS Stroke and Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day
07 October 2015 BIOS & BOSTU Wales Workshop
30 September 2015 BIOS Low Vision Special Interest Group Day
09 July 2015 BIOS & BOSTU AGM 2015
08 July 2015 BIOS SOCIAL EVENTS - Scientific Conference 2015
02 July 2015 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
25 June 2015 BOSTU - Disciplinary, Capability & Service Redesign
19 June 2015 BIOS Southern Region Clinical Day
21 May 2015 BIOS Leads of Orthoptic Profession (LOOP) group
15 May 2015 5th Annual Whipps Cross University Hospital Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day
08 May 2015 BIOS Special Educational Needs (SEN) SIG MEETING
30 April 2015 BIOS Vision Screening SIG Meeting - Evidence based Vision Screening
28 April 2015 Glaucoma & Retinal Disease SIG Study Day
25 April 2015 Northern Region Spring Clinical Meeting 2015
24 April 2015 BIOS Midland Spring Clinical Meeting
24 April 2015 BIOS Welsh Clinical Day
30 March 2015 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (Hull)
09 March 2015 Paediatric Visual Impairment Study Day
04 March 2015 BIOS SCOTTISH NETWORK SPRING CLINICAL MEETING
04 March 2015 BOSTU - Disciplinary, Capability & Service Redesign
24 February 2015 BOSTU - Disciplinary, Capability & Service Redesign
11 December 2014 BIOS General Meeting 2014 (prior to Squint Forum)
28 November 2014 BIOS Low Vision SIG Study Day
28 November 2014 BIOS Eastern Regional In-Service Training Day
27 November 2014 BIOS Managers'/LOOP Forum
17 November 2014 BIOS Specific Literacy Difficulties SIG MEETING
23 October 2014 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (Leeds)
20 October 2014 BIOS Southern Branch - Autumn Clinical Meeting and BOSTU update
10 October 2014 BIOS Southern Branch: South West Regional In-service Training Day
03 October 2014 BIOS Stroke and Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day
20 August 2014 BIOS Scientific Conference 2014
19 August 2014 BIOS SOCIAL EVENTS - Scientific Conference 2014
03 July 2014 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
01 July 2014 BIOS - Building a Dream Team in Orthoptics
20 June 2014 BIOS Special Educational Needs (SEN) SIG MEETING
13 June 2014 BIOS - Building a Dream Team in Orthoptics
06 June 2014 BIOS & BOSTU AGM 2014 & BIOS 2014 AWARDS
29 May 2014 Southern Branch/East Anglian - In-service Training Day
23 May 2014 4th Annual Whipps Cross University Hospital Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day
09 May 2014 BIOS Inaugural Managers/Heads SIG Meeting
09 May 2014 Southern Branch - In-service Training Day
08 May 2014 Southern Branch - In-service Training Day and AGM
02 May 2014 BIOS - Building a Dream Team in Orthoptics
29 April 2014 Glaucoma & Retinal Disease SIG Study Day
26 April 2014 Northern Branch AGM & Clinical Meeting 2014
25 April 2014 BIOS - Building a Dream Team in Orthoptics
08 April 2014 BIOS Vision Screening SIG Meeting
04 April 2014 Welsh Branch AGM and Spring Clinical Meeting
28 March 2014 BIOS Midland Branch AGM & Spring Clinical Meeting
10 March 2014 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
05 March 2014 BIOS SCOTTISH BRANCH AGM & SPRING CLINICAL MEETING
29 November 2013 BIOS IRISH BRANCH AGM & CASE PRESENTATIONS
29 November 2013 BIOS Southern Branch: South West Regional In-service Training Day
29 November 2013 BIOS In Service Training Day
27 November 2013 BIOS Low Vision Special Interest Group Conference
22 November 2013 BIOS Stroke and Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day
18 November 2013 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
15 November 2013 BIOS Specific Literacy Difficulties SIG MEETING
06 November 2013 BIOS Southern Branch Inservice Training Day
06 November 2013 Northern Branch Clinical Meeting
01 November 2013 BIOS SCOTTISH BRANCH AUTUMN CLINICAL MEETING
18 October 2013 BIOS Managers' Forum
23 September 2013 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
20 September 2013 BIOS Midland Branch Clinical Meeting
05 September 2013 BIOS Scientific Conference 2013
27 June 2013 BIOS Special Educational Needs (SEN) SIG MEETING
15 June 2013 BIOS AGM 2013 & BIOS 2013 AWARDS
16 May 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
15 May 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
13 May 2013 Heads of Service Meeting
27 April 2013 Northern Branch AGM & Clinical Meeting
26 April 2013 Midland Branch AGM & Clinical Meeting
26 April 2013 Welsh Branch Spring Clinical Meeting & 75th Anniversary Lunch
26 April 2013 Southern Branch - In-service Training Day and AGM
26 April 2013 3rd Annual Whipps Cross University Hospital Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day
10 April 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
26 March 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
14 March 2013 Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
13 March 2013 BIOS SCOTTISH AGM & CASE PRESENTATIONS
04 March 2013 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
27 February 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations & Conflict Resolution
01 February 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations & Conflict Resolution - Heads & TU Reps
25 January 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations & Conflict Resolution - Heads & TU Reps
11 December 2012 BIOS Glaucoma and Retinal Disease SIG Meeting
28 November 2012 BIOS NORTHERN BRANCH CLINICAL MEETING & 75th ANNIVERSARY LUNCH
26 November 2012 Southern Branch, London Regional Training Day
22 November 2012 BIOS Specific Literacy Difficulties SIG MEETING
15 November 2012 BIOS Vision Screening SIG Meeting
31 October 2012 BIOS Stroke and Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day
22 October 2012 BIOS SCOTTISH BRANCH CLINICAL MEETING
15 October 2012 Welsh Branch Autumn Clinical Meeting & 75th Anniversary Lunch
12 October 2012 BIOS Southern Branch: South West Regional In-service Training Day
04 October 2012 BIOS Managers' Forum
04 October 2012 BIOS AGM 2012
27 September 2012 BIOS MIDLAND BRANCH CLINICAL MEETING & 75th ANNIVERSARY CREAM TEA
10 September 2012 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
19 June 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 2
18 June 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 1
13 June 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 4
12 June 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 3
26 May 2012 BIOS 75th Anniversary Dinner
26 May 2012 BIOS EGM 2012 and Clinical Meeting
17 May 2012 Heads of Service Meeting
27 April 2012 Whipps Cross Study Day & Southern Branch AGM
27 April 2012 Whipps Cross Study Day - Interactive Workshop with Play-Therapists
30 March 2012 Welsh Branch AGM
23 March 2012 Non-Medical Prescribing Workshop & SIG Launch
15 March 2012 Eccentric Viewing Conference - Macular Disease Society
01 March 2012 BIOS Specific Educational Needs SIG MEETING
20 January 2012 South West Regional In-service Training Day
17 January 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 4
16 January 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 3
10 January 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 2
09 January 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 1
25 November 2011 London Study Day - Southern Branch
17 November 2011 BIOS Specific Literacy Difficulties SIG MEETING
07 November 2011 Scottish Branch Autumn Clinical Meeting
17 October 2011 BIOS Glaucoma SIG MEETING
13 October 2011 BIOS Managers' Forum
22 September 2011 BIOS Stroke Special Interest Group Study Day
08 September 2011 SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE
22 August 2011 BIOS Clinical Teachers Course
24 June 2011 South West Regional In-service Training Day

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