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BIOS Leads of Orthoptic Profession (LOOP) group

  • 07 June 2016
  • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Education Centre, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Ln, Birmingham B4 6NH
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BIOS Leads of Orthoptic Profession (LOOP)

Birmingham Children's Hospital, Education Centre


7th June 2016, 0930 - 1600

Coffee & registration from 0930am

Agenda

0930 - 1000 Coffee and registration

1000 - 1015  Welcome and Introductions - Julie Cartledge

1015 - 1100 BOS TU and Employment Relations Update - Lesley-Anne Baxter & John Pestle

1100 - 1145 Medicines Exemptions - Update and Change Management for  Managers plus Q&A - Helen Marriott, NHS England

1145 - 1200 Break

1200 - 1230 Quality Standards for the profession - Consultation Document Launched - Sonia MacDiarmid

1230 - 1300  Clinical placements - Equitable distribution of students and placements - Sonia Toor, University of Sheffield

1300 - 1345 Lunch

1345 - 1415  SIG updates/BIOS Strategy day for SIG Leads update - including HCPC Registration for Overseas Applicants (update material provided from Anna Horwood) - Julie Cartledge

1415 - 1445 BIOS update, World Orthoptic Day news, Commissioning news round up and contract updates from around the regions/countries - Rowena McNamara, Chair BIOS & BOSTU

1445 - 1500 Break

1500 - 1600 Open discussion/AOB

Item 1 - Extended hours, including 6/7 day working; Elizabeth O’Flynn, Head Orthoptist, Southampton Eye Unit

(Interested to know if Trusts have implemented - has there been additional funding/reduced staffing during week to allow for staff time at weekends/are there protected groups of staff who would not be required to do this)

Item 2 - CPD Allocation for Staff - Are there any standards and guidelines? Veronica Greenwood, Head Orthoptist, Warrington and BIOS Chair Designate

1600 End

Who should attend?

  • Heads, Deputies & Managers of orthoptic departments in UK & I are welcome to attend
  • Please register and indicate any dietary or access requirements; lunch and refreshments will be provided. Any non-BIOS members will be charged a fee to attend.
Please send any agenda items by 5pm May 27th 2016 to mailto:bios@orthoptics.org.uk

British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

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