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    • 28 June 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 29 June 2017
    • 4:30 PM
    • National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP
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    In the heart of the city, National Museum Cardiff has grand halls and gallery spaces; conference, breakout and catering facilities, as well as a tiered lecture theatre – perfect for the BIOS Scientific Conference 2017.

    Cost for BIOS members - £220 (both days) & £135 (one day)

    Cardiff Conference 28th - 29th June 2017

    Day One

    9.00 Rowena McNamara - Chair, opening remarks


    Stroke and Neuro

    9.15 What’s new in Neuro ophthalmology, Jo Adeoye

    10.00 What’s new in Stroke, Sonia MacDiarmid

    10.45 Questions

    11.00 Coffee – Posters


    Education

    11.30 -12.30 submitted presentations introduced by Anna Horwood

    12.45 Lunch – Posters

    2pm BIOS AGM

    3pm Tea, posters

    3.30 Realising the Potential of Allied Health Professionals, Shelagh Morris

    4.15 When the signs don’t fit, Mike Burdon, President of RCOphth,  followed by questions and close of day one


    Drinks Reception in the galleries 5.30 onwards


    Day Two

    9.00 Alison Stanley, Vice Chair – Welcome


    SIGS/Extended roles showcase

    9.15 Private Patients, Liz Tomlin

    9.30 LVA, Matthew Costello

    9.45 Glaucoma and Retinal disease

    10.00 E health, Michelle Wood

    10.15 VS, Kathryn Smart

    10.30 coffee

    11.00 Neuro Orthoptics and Ophthalmology, Jo Adeoye

    11.15 SEN, Louise Allen

    11.30 Stroke and Neuro rehab, Sonia MacDiarmid

    11.45 SLD, Kath Whitfield

    12.00 Global involvement, Claire Studley Scott

    12.30 Lunch – Posters


    Strabismus and Amblyopia

    1.30 The Gail Stephenson Lecture – Diplopia, intractable or not intractable: that is the question, David Newsham, followed by questions

    2.15 Effect of compliance to glasses wear and occlusion therapy on the outcome of visual acuity, Gail MacConachie

    2.40 Curriculum Project – Anna Horwood

    3.00 Medicines project –Rowena McNamara.


    3.30 Veronica Greenwood, Chair– Closing remarks


    Conference Sponsors:

    Porchester Consulting

    Kay Pictures

    Trusetal

    Orthoptic Supplies

    Dibble Optical


    Accommodation

    The BIOS is not arranging accommodation this year as there is a wide choice of hotels with various ratings in central Cardiff to suit tastes and budgets.

    Here are some suggestions that you can book directly yourself:

    • Travelodge The Friary, Queen St, Cardiff CF10 9RG (within 5 mins walk of conference venue)
    • Hilton Hotel, Kingsway, Cardiff, CF10 3HH (within 5 mins walk)
    • Premier Inn, Helmont House, 10 Churchill Way, Cardiff CF10 2HE (within 10 mins walk)



    Payment by employers

    If your employer wishes to pay your registration fee direct, please consult the BIOS office (email bios@orthoptics.org.uk or call +44 (0)203 853 9797).

    Your employer may insist on issuing a purchase order to cover your registration: if so, it is your responsibility to start and follow up this process.


    Organising Committee

    (PDC will be organising the Scientific Programme)

    Craig Murray

      

    Alison Stanley mailto:alison.stanley@orthoptics.org.uk

    Karen Phillips mailto:Karen.Phillips3@wales.nhs.uk

    Suzanne Martin

    Rowena McNamara mailto:rowena.mcnamara@orthoptics.org.uk

    Veronica Greenwood mailto:veronica.greenwood.orthoptics.org.uk

    Lesley-Anne Baxter mailto:baxterla64@gmail.com

    _____________________________________

    Cancellations

    Please note that no refunds will be paid for cancellations (for all or part of the event) made after 25th May 2017.  This is because it would be too late to resell your place or adjust numbers for catering purposes after that time.

    If you find yourself unable to attend after that time, you may send a replacement delegate.  If the replacement does not have the same member privileges as you, she/he will be liable to pay the difference between your payment and what she/he would have paid to register. 

    • 28 June 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP
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    BIOS AGM & BOS TU AGM

    28 June 2017

    Notice is given that the AGM for 2017
    will be held on this day.


    Location:
    National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP

    Please note that the AGM this year will be held during the Scientific Conference. If you are a member and not registered for the conference - please do register to ensure that we can cater for your arrival.


    Open to all BIOS members (no charge and free refreshments).

    AGENDA

    1345 -1400  Arrival Refreshments

    1400-1500   AGM (BIOS & BOSTU)

    • Receiving of previous year's minutes, Chair's Report, Officers/Representatives for 2017, accounts for 2016 and auditors' remuneration approval and voting on any resolutions (as below)
    • Resolution 1 - to set members' fee level for 2018
    • AOB
    1500  End (Those BIOS members not registered for the scientific conference to kindly leave.)


    Papers:

    Accounts for 2016 (to follow)

    Minutes AGM 2016 AGM 2016 Minutes V2.doc

    Slides from AGM 2016 AGM_ 090916_2016.ppt
    • 13 July 2017
    • 9:30 AM
    • 14 July 2017
    • 4:30 PM
    • Moorfields Eye Hospital
    • 1

    Clinical Tutors Course

    13/14 July 2017, London


    The course is designed for Orthoptists who are keen to participate in the tuition of undergraduate Orthoptists. The course is open to anyone wishing to become a Clinical Tutor.

    Session1                                                                                                                            

    • Aims and objectives
    • Why BIOS offers the course
    • BIOS website for SIG education                                                                
    • Get to know everyone, reasons for attendance, experience if any

    Session 2   Teaching Methods and Resources                                                           

    • Awareness of different types of teaching methods and learning styles
    • Activity- individual learning styles and feedback on alternatives

    Session 3 Student Assessment                                                                           

    • Reflection on framework for assessment and types, purposes and principles
    • Clinical placement requirements

    Session 4 Supervision feedback and assessment                                                                             

    • Styles of supervision and supervisor and feedback and assessment

    Session 5  Managing the less able student                                                                          

    • Pastoral care and professional use of social media 
    • Managing the adult learner, determining the differences in competencies, the less able and difficult student. Departmental protocols on pastoral care and professional conduct
    Session 6   Summing up and questions                                 

    The course is held over two days. Lunch, tea and coffee will be provided as part of the course package on both days.


    Course Tutors: Kelly MacKenzie and Chris Timms


    Course Fee:

    £230.00 BIOS Members;

    £350.00 non BIOS-members (Fees must be paid in advance of attendance).

    Cancellation policy

    Delegates cancelling may:

    • Substitute a suitably-qualified colleague (please give at least 2 week's notice before commencement of the course).
    • Receive a full refund if cancelling on or before 26th June 2017
    or they will be liable to pay 100% of the fee


    Address & Directions to the venue:


    Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, EC1V 2PD (underground station Old Street, Northern Line)

     




    • 13 September 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • London
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    SEN SIG STUDY DAY

    LocationFriends House 
                       173 Euston Road
                        London NW1 2BJ

    Theme:  AUTISM

    The confirmed speakers are:

    Lisa Donaldson from SeeAbility

    Rachel Pilling Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Bradford

    The Challenging Behaviour Foundation

    Cathy Williams, Bristol

    Elaine Clarke Paediatrician from GOSH

    Programme to follow

    Friends House is located in the heart of Euston, directly opposite Euston Station, and a stone throw away from King's Cross and St Pancras International Stations.

    By rail: From its position opposite Euston’s rail and tube stations, it is a ten minute walk from King’s Cross Station and St Pancras International Terminus. All major rail terminals are easily reached by tube.

    Organising Committee

     

    Penny Seddon Penny.Seddon@sthk.nhs.uk

    Bowen Pamela Pamela.Bowen@wwl.nhs.uk

    • 24 November 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Dugald Baird Conference Room, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital
    • 50

    Scottish Branch Autumn Clinical Meeting

    Venue: Dugald Baird Conference Room, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital

    Organiser: Nicola Nicolson nnicolson@nhs.net

    Programme: TBC

Past events

19 May 2017 Neuro SIG Study Day
19 May 2017 PAEDIATRIC & STRABISMUS STUDY DAY
18 May 2017 JOINT BOSTU & LOOP CONFERENCE
15 May 2017 RETINAL DISEASE SIG DAY
15 May 2017 GLAUCOMA SIG DAY
12 May 2017 CLINICAL TUTORS DAY (Glasgow)
05 May 2017 BIOS South West IST
03 May 2017 THE SCOTTISH NETWORK SPRING MEETING
03 May 2017 BIOS Northern Region Spring Clinical Meeting 2017
30 March 2017 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (Leeds 2017)
02 December 2016 BIOS Southern Region South-West IS Training Day (Barnstaple)
16 November 2016 BIOS Northern Region Autumn Clinical Meeting 2016
11 November 2016 BIOS SCOTTISH NETWORK AUTUMN CLINICAL MEETING
08 November 2016 BIOS Midlands & East Region Autumn Clinical Meeting
07 November 2016 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (Hull)
10 October 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Wales)
07 October 2016 BIOS Managers'/LOOP Forum
23 September 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Southern Region)
23 September 2016 BIOS Stroke & Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day (PRESTON)
20 September 2016 BIOS Stroke & Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day (LONDON)
09 September 2016 BIOS & BOSTU AGM 2016 & BIOS 2016 AWARDS
11 July 2016 BIOS Introduction to Intravitreal Injections
07 July 2016 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course, Moorfields, London
01 July 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Midlands & East Region)
10 June 2016 BIOS Southern Region Clinical Day
07 June 2016 BIOS Leads of Orthoptic Profession (LOOP) group
03 June 2016 BIOS Southern Region (South West) In Service Training followed by Motility Grand Round
19 May 2016 BIOS Special Educational Needs (SEN) SIG MEETING
16 May 2016 BIOS Neuro Orthoptics/Neuro Ophthalmology SIG Study Day
12 May 2016 BIOS Introduction to Intravitreal Injections
11 May 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Scotland)
10 May 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Southern Region)
06 May 2016 BIOS Wales Clinical Day
06 May 2016 6th Annual Whipps Cross University Hospital Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day
22 April 2016 BIOS Vision Screening SIG Meeting
20 April 2016 BIOS SCOTTISH NETWORK SPRING CLINICAL MEETING
02 March 2016 BIOS Northern Region Spring Clinical Meeting 2016
24 February 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Northern Region)
07 January 2016 BOSTU - Reps Training and Workshop (Midlands & East)
30 November 2015 BIOS SCOTTISH NETWORK AUTUMN CLINICAL MEETING
27 November 2015 BIOS Managers'/LOOP Forum
24 November 2015 Jerusalem reunion (Invited guest list only)
10 November 2015 BIOS e - Health Special Interest Group Study Day
05 November 2015 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (Leeds)
04 November 2015 BIOS Northern Region Autumn Clinical Meeting 2015
27 October 2015 BIOS Specific Learning Difficulties SIG - Competency Training
09 October 2015 BIOS Stroke and Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day
07 October 2015 BIOS & BOSTU Wales Workshop
30 September 2015 BIOS Low Vision Special Interest Group Day
09 July 2015 BIOS & BOSTU AGM 2015
08 July 2015 BIOS SOCIAL EVENTS - Scientific Conference 2015
02 July 2015 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
25 June 2015 BOSTU - Disciplinary, Capability & Service Redesign
19 June 2015 BIOS Southern Region Clinical Day
21 May 2015 BIOS Leads of Orthoptic Profession (LOOP) group
15 May 2015 5th Annual Whipps Cross University Hospital Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day
08 May 2015 BIOS Special Educational Needs (SEN) SIG MEETING
30 April 2015 BIOS Vision Screening SIG Meeting - Evidence based Vision Screening
28 April 2015 Glaucoma & Retinal Disease SIG Study Day
25 April 2015 Northern Region Spring Clinical Meeting 2015
24 April 2015 BIOS Midland Spring Clinical Meeting
24 April 2015 BIOS Welsh Clinical Day
30 March 2015 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (Hull)
09 March 2015 Paediatric Visual Impairment Study Day
04 March 2015 BIOS SCOTTISH NETWORK SPRING CLINICAL MEETING
04 March 2015 BOSTU - Disciplinary, Capability & Service Redesign
24 February 2015 BOSTU - Disciplinary, Capability & Service Redesign
11 December 2014 BIOS General Meeting 2014 (prior to Squint Forum)
28 November 2014 BIOS Low Vision SIG Study Day
28 November 2014 BIOS Eastern Regional In-Service Training Day
27 November 2014 BIOS Managers'/LOOP Forum
17 November 2014 BIOS Specific Literacy Difficulties SIG MEETING
23 October 2014 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (Leeds)
20 October 2014 BIOS Southern Branch - Autumn Clinical Meeting and BOSTU update
10 October 2014 BIOS Southern Branch: South West Regional In-service Training Day
03 October 2014 BIOS Stroke and Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day
20 August 2014 BIOS Scientific Conference 2014
19 August 2014 BIOS SOCIAL EVENTS - Scientific Conference 2014
03 July 2014 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
01 July 2014 BIOS - Building a Dream Team in Orthoptics
20 June 2014 BIOS Special Educational Needs (SEN) SIG MEETING
13 June 2014 BIOS - Building a Dream Team in Orthoptics
06 June 2014 BIOS & BOSTU AGM 2014 & BIOS 2014 AWARDS
29 May 2014 Southern Branch/East Anglian - In-service Training Day
23 May 2014 4th Annual Whipps Cross University Hospital Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day
09 May 2014 BIOS Inaugural Managers/Heads SIG Meeting
09 May 2014 Southern Branch - In-service Training Day
08 May 2014 Southern Branch - In-service Training Day and AGM
02 May 2014 BIOS - Building a Dream Team in Orthoptics
29 April 2014 Glaucoma & Retinal Disease SIG Study Day
26 April 2014 Northern Branch AGM & Clinical Meeting 2014
25 April 2014 BIOS - Building a Dream Team in Orthoptics
08 April 2014 BIOS Vision Screening SIG Meeting
04 April 2014 Welsh Branch AGM and Spring Clinical Meeting
28 March 2014 BIOS Midland Branch AGM & Spring Clinical Meeting
10 March 2014 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
05 March 2014 BIOS SCOTTISH BRANCH AGM & SPRING CLINICAL MEETING
29 November 2013 BIOS IRISH BRANCH AGM & CASE PRESENTATIONS
29 November 2013 BIOS Southern Branch: South West Regional In-service Training Day
29 November 2013 BIOS In Service Training Day
27 November 2013 BIOS Low Vision Special Interest Group Conference
22 November 2013 BIOS Stroke and Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day
18 November 2013 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
15 November 2013 BIOS Specific Literacy Difficulties SIG MEETING
06 November 2013 BIOS Southern Branch Inservice Training Day
06 November 2013 Northern Branch Clinical Meeting
01 November 2013 BIOS SCOTTISH BRANCH AUTUMN CLINICAL MEETING
18 October 2013 BIOS Managers' Forum
23 September 2013 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
20 September 2013 BIOS Midland Branch Clinical Meeting
05 September 2013 BIOS Scientific Conference 2013
27 June 2013 BIOS Special Educational Needs (SEN) SIG MEETING
15 June 2013 BIOS AGM 2013 & BIOS 2013 AWARDS
16 May 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
15 May 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
13 May 2013 Heads of Service Meeting
27 April 2013 Northern Branch AGM & Clinical Meeting
26 April 2013 Midland Branch AGM & Clinical Meeting
26 April 2013 Welsh Branch Spring Clinical Meeting & 75th Anniversary Lunch
26 April 2013 Southern Branch - In-service Training Day and AGM
26 April 2013 3rd Annual Whipps Cross University Hospital Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day
10 April 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
26 March 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
14 March 2013 Workplace Employment Relations, Professionalism & Conflict Resolution
13 March 2013 BIOS SCOTTISH AGM & CASE PRESENTATIONS
04 March 2013 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
27 February 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations & Conflict Resolution
01 February 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations & Conflict Resolution - Heads & TU Reps
25 January 2013 BOSTU Workplace Employment Relations & Conflict Resolution - Heads & TU Reps
11 December 2012 BIOS Glaucoma and Retinal Disease SIG Meeting
28 November 2012 BIOS NORTHERN BRANCH CLINICAL MEETING & 75th ANNIVERSARY LUNCH
26 November 2012 Southern Branch, London Regional Training Day
22 November 2012 BIOS Specific Literacy Difficulties SIG MEETING
15 November 2012 BIOS Vision Screening SIG Meeting
31 October 2012 BIOS Stroke and Neuro Rehab Special Interest Group Study Day
22 October 2012 BIOS SCOTTISH BRANCH CLINICAL MEETING
15 October 2012 Welsh Branch Autumn Clinical Meeting & 75th Anniversary Lunch
12 October 2012 BIOS Southern Branch: South West Regional In-service Training Day
04 October 2012 BIOS Managers' Forum
04 October 2012 BIOS AGM 2012
27 September 2012 BIOS MIDLAND BRANCH CLINICAL MEETING & 75th ANNIVERSARY CREAM TEA
10 September 2012 BIOS Clinical Tutors Course
19 June 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 2
18 June 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 1
13 June 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 4
12 June 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 3
26 May 2012 BIOS 75th Anniversary Dinner
26 May 2012 BIOS EGM 2012 and Clinical Meeting
17 May 2012 Heads of Service Meeting
27 April 2012 Whipps Cross Study Day & Southern Branch AGM
27 April 2012 Whipps Cross Study Day - Interactive Workshop with Play-Therapists
30 March 2012 Welsh Branch AGM
23 March 2012 Non-Medical Prescribing Workshop & SIG Launch
15 March 2012 Eccentric Viewing Conference - Macular Disease Society
01 March 2012 BIOS Specific Educational Needs SIG MEETING
20 January 2012 South West Regional In-service Training Day
17 January 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 4
16 January 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 3
10 January 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 2
09 January 2012 SLD COMPETENCY - Module 1
25 November 2011 London Study Day - Southern Branch
17 November 2011 BIOS Specific Literacy Difficulties SIG MEETING
07 November 2011 Scottish Branch Autumn Clinical Meeting
17 October 2011 BIOS Glaucoma SIG MEETING
13 October 2011 BIOS Managers' Forum
22 September 2011 BIOS Stroke Special Interest Group Study Day
08 September 2011 SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE
22 August 2011 BIOS Clinical Teachers Course
24 June 2011 South West Regional In-service Training Day

British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

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