BIOS Stroke and Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day

  • 03 October 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Education Centre, Fairfield General Hospital Rochdale Old Road Bury BL9 7TD
  • 22


  • FOC registration for organisers and speakers
  • Members of BIOS.
  • Practitioners who are not members of BIOS.

3rd October 2014

Kindly sponsored by Boehringer--Ingelheim,Pfizer UK, & Wiltshire Farm Foods

Venue: Education Centre, Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Old Road, Bury, BL9 7TD

Cost: £30 BIOS members/£90 non-members

Directions - http://www.pat.nhs.uk/getting-here/map%20of%20Bury%20UPDATE%20Feb%202014-Model.pdf

There is a pay and display car park at c.£5 per day - please bring change with you

Please bring pen, paper and a copy of the programme with you.


9.00 - 9.30       Registration/coffee and networking

9.30 - 10.00    Use of radiology in stroke/brain injury - Consultant Radiologist, Pavel Janousek

10.00 - 10.30      Driving and vision - Professor Christine Dickinson 

10.30 - 11.00    Stroke mimics - Consultant Neurologist Dr Chris Murphy

11.00 - 11.30    Coffee break / networking

11.30 - 12.00    Use of technology in vision rehabilitation - Alex Green

12.00 - 12.30    Research in stroke update / PROMs (Dr Fiona Rowe / Lauren Hepworth)

12.30 - 12.40    Presentation by Wiltshire Farm Foods

12.40 - 1.30  lunch

1.30 - 2.15   Overview of driving assessment services for patients following stroke or brain injury (Barbara Hatton) 

2.15 - 2.45   Patient experience of returning to driving with a hemianopia due to stroke (stroke survivor Jim Currie)

2.45 - 3.45   Workshop looking at orthoptic driving pathway, developing a pathway to ensure consistency of services and advice to patients.

3.45            Meeting closes

3.45 - 4.30 Steering committee meeting update for those who can attend.

Directions - Getting to Fairfield General Hospital

The price includes refreshments and lunch on the day, but EXCLUDES overnight accommodation or travel costs. Cancellations maybe made up to two weeks before the event on the 3rd October 2014, if you discover that you cannot attend after that time, you may send another similar delegate in your place .

Please indicate any dietary or access requirements.

Organiser/further details from Tallat Maan tallat.maan@nhs.net

British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

Salisbury House · Station Road
Cambridge · CB1 2LA
United Kingdom