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BIOS Southern Region South-West IS Training Day (Barnstaple)

  • 02 December 2016
  • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Lecture Theatre, Medical Education Centre, North Devon District Hospital, Barnstaple EX31 4JB
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BIOS Southern Region South-West In-Service

Training Day

 Kindly sponsored by Orthoptic Supplies

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Friday 2nd December 2016

Lecture Theatre, Medical Education Centre, North Devon District Hospital

 

South-West In-Service Training Day 

 

Venue: Lecture Theatre, Medical Education Centre, North Devon District Hospital 

Date: Friday 2nd December 2016  

09.30 – 10.00 Registration and refreshments

10.00 - 10.30 Botulinum Toxin for Facial Dystonia – an Orthoptic extended role

Sue Thorne – Lead Paediatric Orthoptist

10.30 – 10.45 IVI Applicator – Claire Downing, Clinical Nurse Specialist

10.45 – 11.30 Giant Cell Arteritis and CAS Score for Thyroid Patients

Mr Ashgar, Consultant Ophthalmologist

11.30 – 11.45 Coffee break

11.45-12.30 Interesting cases- Katie Meakings, Connor Beddow, Steve Johns

12.30-13.00 Benchmarking of Orthoptics - Mr Caspar Gibbon, Consultant Ophthalmologist

13.00 – 13.45 Lunch

13.45 – 14.30 Myopia and current trends in management / complications in later life-Mr Steve Johns, Principal Optometrist

14.30 – 16.00 00 Business Meeting and BIOS/TU Update – Bernadette Goan, Lesley-Anne Baxter and John Pestle

16.00 / 16.15 Close of meeting.


Getting to the Hospital

North Devon District Hospital
Raleigh Park
Barnstaple
Devon
EX31 4JB

Tel No: 01271 322577 (Orthoptic Department Tel No: 01271 322469)
Fax No: 01271 311541
Minicom: 01271 322746

Please follow signposts to the hospital from most of the main routes into Barnstaple. The entrance to the car park is clearly signposted.

The training day will be held in the MEDICAL EDUCATION CENTRE

Please follow the signs from the main entrance or ask at the Information desk


By Car

Follow signposts to the hospital from most of the main routes into Barnstaple. The entrance to the car park is clearly signposted. Drivers will need to take a ticket at the entrance barrier, then pay at one of the machines before returning to their car to leave. Disabled drivers who hold a blue badge can park free of charge in the bays clearly marked at the NDDH main entrance. Additional disabled parking is available in the main visitors’ car parking area, where parking charges apply. There are also a limited number of designated disabled badgeholder spaces at the entrance to most buildings on site.

By bus

Stagecoach buses – website: https://www.stagecoachbus.com/

Service 19 details

Service 9 details

Live buses, leaving North Devon District Hospital – you can also input your own postcode to find live buses near you.

Some Filers bus services also stop at North Devon District Hospital – http://www.filers.co.uk/bus.htm

By train

Barnstaple Railway Station is about three miles from the hospital. Stagecoach buses run from the station to the hospital.

 

Local organisers: susanthorne@nhs.net and claire.bond@nhs.net

BIOS members £25.00

Non-BIOS Members £50.00

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, 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.

 

British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

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