BIOS Southern Region Clinical Day

  • 10 June 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • ARK Conference Centre, Basingstoke Hospital, Aldermaston Rd, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 9NA
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BIOS Southern Region

(South Central Area)

Clinical Meeting and BIOS Update


ARK Conference Centre,

Basingstoke Hospital
Aldermaston Rd, Basingstoke,

Hampshire RG24 9NA

1000 – 1030         Tea / coffee registration

 1030 – 1100         Imran Khan (Orthoptist) - Presenting ‘Interesting Cases’

 1100 – 1200         Jonathan Shilton - Presenting need to know on dispensing optometry (dispensing optician)

 1200 - 1400          Lunch and workshops including:

·         Dispensing workshop
·         Carlton Plus Optix Stand
·         Kay Picture stand (selling fixation toys etc.)
·         Orthoptic Supplies

1400 – 1430         Freddy Beer ST5 - The use of the Plus Optix in Orthoptic led clinics.

1400 – 1500         PhD research on Colour vision and diabetes.

1500 – 1530         Audiology and the Vestibular System.  Ellie Derby and Dani Boulter STP (Clinical Scientist)

1545 – 1600         Meeting Closes

How to find us:

If arriving by car the hospital is located on the A340, Aldermaston Road in Basingstoke: follow the Hospital signs from the Ring Road. If using a SatNav, the postcode for the hospital is RG24 9NA

If arriving by train, outside the train station at the bottom of the steps are bus stops, buses from there can drop you off on hospital grounds. For information on up-to-date bus times visit: www.stagecoachbus.com (Note: the hospital is listed as “Rooksdown, North Hampshire Hospital”)

Alternatively there is also a taxi rank next to the train station.

The Hospital is about a 30-40 minute walk from the train station. Below is a map of the easiest walking route to the hospital.



There is FREE parking available to attendees. On driving onto hospital grounds, turn left at the mini roundabout and follow signs to “The ARK”. This will take you around the hospital to the back where there is “The ARK Car Park”. Tap the buzzer at the barrier (or there may be a member of staff waiting there) and let them know you’re attending the BIOS training day.

Alternatively you can park in the patient car park area.

Prices are as follows:     Up to 1 hour - £1.00/1 hour to 4 hours £3.00/Above 4 hours £6.00


On the following pages are both a site map of the hospital (with markers indicating The Ark and parking areas etc.) and walking directions from the train station to the hospital.

We hope this provides you with the necessary information to arrive to the venue with ease.

If you have any questions/concerns please do not hesitate to contact the Orthoptic Department on 01256 313239 or email Jill.Shorrocks@hhft.nhs.uk

We look forward to seeing you on the 10th of June.

Cost:  BIOS member £10, non-member £30

Please indicate any dietary or access requirements when registering. Usual terms and conditions apply and refunds only available up to 2 weeks before the event date.

Local organiser

Jill Shorrocks mailto:Jill.Shorrocks@hhft.nhs.uk

British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

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