Southern Branch, London Regional Training Day

  • 26 November 2012
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wolfson lecture theatre, Imperial College Healthcare Education Centre, London
  • 15


  • For all current BIOS members.
  • For anyone who is not a current member of BIOS but is a member of another professional body.
  • Any person who is neither a current member of BIOS nor a member of any other professional body.

Southern Branch, London Regional Orthoptic Training Day

Monday 26thNovember 2012, 10am - 4pm


Venue: Wolfson lecture theatre, Imperial College Healthcare Education Centre, 2ndFloor, Mint Wing, St Marys Hospital, South Wharf Road, London W2 1NY.

Theme: feedback from X11th International Orthoptic Congress, Toronto, Canada, 26-29thJune 2012

Walking distance from Paddington and Edgware Road tube stations (see map).

Southern Branch Event Map 26 November 2012.pdf

Allow 15 minutes to find entrance to Mint Wing and take lift to 2ndfloor.


10.00 Chloe Lafferty: Wednesday IOC sessions: amblyopia and stereopsis; Moorfields Posters, 172, 218, 237, 262, 336

10.30 Danielle Eckersley: Summary session T2 Neuro and “Myasthenia Gravis masquerading as ocular injury –or vice versa?”

10.50 Lesley-Anne Baxter: Thursday IOC sessions and social programme

11.15 coffee

11.30 Meg Minasian, consultant ophthalmologist Hillingdon hospital “The use of botulinum toxin in early onset esotropia”

12.15 Tricia Rice: Summary session T3 vision tests and screening and “To establish whether orthoptic led school nurse vision screening is as effective in detecting visual defects as orthoptic primary screening”.”

12.30 Lunch with heads and reps meeting

13.15 Rowena McNamara: Friday IOC sessions and “ Measuring success in paediatric strabismus surgery by increased incidence of binocular vision in one surgical procedure”.

14.00 Siobhan Wren, consultant ophthalmologist Hillingdon Hospital “Managing children with Downs syndrome”

14.45 Nicola Morris, Kylie Moynagh and Elinor Jones; Interesting cases

15.30 Rowena McNamara : IOC Posters summary

16.00 tea and close

Please indicate any access or dietary requirememts when registering

More information from mailto:Rowena.mcnamara@imperial.nhs.uk

British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

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