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BIOS Events

Please visit this page, which summarises BIOS's policies in certain areas; as a member of BIOS or a delegate registered for a BIOS event, a person agrees to be bound by some or all of these terms.

Upcoming events

    • 24 February 2015
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Education Centre, Trafford General Hospital, Moorside Road, Davyhulme, Manchester M41 5SL
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    Disciplinary, Capability & Service Redesign

    FREE WORKSHOP FOR ALL BOSTU REPS -

    NEW AND EXISTING

    24th February 2015


    Education Centre, Trafford General Hospital
    Moorside Road, Davyhulme
    Manchester M41 5SL

    The day will consist of a professional update, an overview of TU issues that have arisen recently and workshops on dealing and supporting members through the first stages of disciplinary or capability. We will also be looking at specific policies and service redesign.

    0915 - Registration & refreshments

    0930 - 1230 Morning session (coffee break 1100)

    1230 - 1330 - Lunch

    1330 - 1630  Afternoon session (break 1500)

    The day is appropriate for new reps, those who may have undertaken the e learning exercises in previous years and also for experienced reps to update their knowledge.

    Please book as soon as possible to ensure a place and to enable us to tailor the course to your requirements.

    Here is the link to the site map.

    http://www.cmft.nhs.uk/media/788552/tgh%20patient%20map%20april%20%202013-a1%20external%20sign.pdf

    The Education Centre is near car park B on the left of the entrance.


    Please register to attend. And indicate any dietary or access requirements. 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.
    • 04 March 2015
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Western Eye Hospital, Marylebone Rd, London, NW1 5QH
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    BOSTU - Representatives Training

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    Disciplinary, Capability & Service Redesign

    FREE WORKSHOP FOR ALL BOSTU REPS -

    NEW AND EXISTING

    4th March 2015


    Venue: Western Eye Hospital, Marylebone Rd, London, NW1 5QH

    The day will consist of a professional update, an overview of TU issues that have arisen recently and workshops on dealing and supporting members through the first stages of disciplinary or capability. We will also be looking at specific policies and service redesign.

    0915 - Registration & refreshments

    0930 - 1230 Morning session (coffee break 1100)

    1230 - 1330 - Lunch

    1330 - 1630  Afternoon session (break 1500)

    The day is appropriate for new reps, those who may have undertaken the e learning exercises in previous years and also for experienced reps to update their knowledge.

    Please book as soon as possible to ensure a place and to enable us to tailor the course to your requirements.

     


    Please register to attend. And indicate any dietary or access requirements. 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.
    • 30 March 2015
    • 9:30 AM
    • 31 March 2015
    • 4:30 PM
    • Holiday Inn, Hull Marina, HU1 2BX
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    Now showing photo 2, Hotel Exterior at night

    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.


    The course is being held at the Holiday Inn, Hull Marina. Delegates are responsible for booking and getting funding for their own overnight accommodation should they need it either at this hotel http://www.hihullmarinahotel.co.uk/, or cheaper ones nearby, like the Premier Inn http://www.premierinn.com/en/hotel/HULBAR/hull-city-centre or the Ibis http://www.ibis.com/gb/hotel-3479-ibis-hull/index.shtml

    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 Alex Lindstrom & Aftab Maqsud

    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 one week's notice before commencement of the course).
    • Receive a full refund if cancelling on or before 12th March 2015
    or they will be liable to:

    Pay 100% of the fee if notice is given on or after 13 March 2015


    • 02 July 2015
    • 9:30 AM
    • 03 July 2015
    • 4:30 PM
    • Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 162 City Road London, EC1V 2PD
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    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 (London):

    Chris Timms, Head Orthoptist, Moorfields

    Kelly MacKenzie, Research Orthoptist, Moorfields

    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 one week's notice before commencement of the course).
    • Receive a full refund if cancelling on or before 21st June 2015
    or they will be liable to:

    Pay 100% of the fee if notice is given on or after this date


Past events

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
19 November 2014 Northern Branch Autumn Clinical Meeting 2014
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
17 October 2014 BIOS Managers'/LOOP Forum
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

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