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6th Annual Whipps Cross University,
Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day
6th May 2016 9am - 5pm
MEC Lecture Theatre
9.00 am - Registration & Refreshments
9.30 am – Fiona Kingsley, Children’s Occupational Therapist, Barts Health NHS Trust Treatments & referrals
10.00 am – Tom Lomas, Paediatric Lead Orthoptist, Warrington NHS Trust Transition Pathway for Children & Adults with Special Needs
10.30 am – Dr Nadia Northway, Senior Lecturer, Glasgow Caledonian University 3D technologies and Research
11.00 am – Mrs Maria Tsimpida, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Barts Health NHS Trust Paediatric Puzzlers
11.30 am – Tea/coffee break sponsored
11.45 am – Catherine Stewart, Clinical Lecturer, City University Amblyopia treatment: personalising dosing strategies of occlusion
12.15 pm - Mr Christopher Packford, Dispensing Optician, Barts Health NHS Trust Pearls in Paediatric Dispensing
12.45 pm BIOS Update, Anita McCallum
1.00pm – Sponsored Lunch (BIOS & Thea Pharmaceuticals)
1.50 pm Thea Pharmaceuticals’ Talk Maggi Collings
2.10 pm – Interesting Short Cases
3.10 pm - Tea/coffee break sponsored
3.30 pm – Dr Gordon Ingle, Consultant Neurologist, Barts Health NHS Trust Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
4.00 pm – Mrs Nuha Kayali, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Barts Health NHS Trust Pupillary pathway and abnormalities in paediatric cases
4.30 pm – Close Wine & Nibbles in Eye Treatment Centre
Whipps Cross detailed map .pdf
Laura.Grant@bartshealth.nhs.uk or Danielle.Eckersley@bartshealth.nhs.uk
Free to Barts Trust staff
£10 for BIOS members £20 for Non-BIOS members
1000 - 1030 Registration and coffee
10:30 Planning IOL surgery: biometry, toricity, asphericity – simplicity or complexity? Mohammed Muhtaseb, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Cwm Taf University Health Board
11:15 Colour Vision – an update. Mark Freeman, Consultant Ophthalmologist, ABMU Health Board
12:00 Orthoptic case presentation – Bilateral VIN paresis in a 16 year old male following rugby injury. Hedydd Dyer, Orthoptist BCUHB – West, Bangor
1:20 Orthoptic case presentation - Late Onset Concomitant Esotropia. Charles Marguet, Specialist Orthoptist, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
1:45 Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, Dr Ann Johnston, Consultant Neurologist, Cardiff & Vale UHB
2:30 Pituitary Tumours. Dr Piero Baglioni, Consultant Endocrinologist, Cwm Taf UHB
3:15 Orthoptic case presentation – Miller Fisher syndrome. Angharad Thomas, Cardiff and Vale UHB
3:35 Orthoptic case presentation – Guillain Barre Syndrome, Rhys Dumont Jones, ABM University Health Board
4:00 Discussion and Close
BIOS members - free of charge
FREE WORKSHOP FOR BOSTU REPS -
NEW AND EXISTING PLUS HEADS OF DEPARTMENT
Tues 10th May 2016
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.
9.30 Arrive and coffee
9.45 Welcome and Introductions. Why Reps AND Heads?
10.00 BIOS update
10.20 Role of the rep-what members should expect and what support the rep needs
10.40 Facilities agreements and general discussion on policy revisions
11.15 Case examples and outcome discussions
12.30 - 1.15 Lunch
1.15 - 2.00 Outline of NHS 5 year forward plan and service delivery
2.00 - 3.30 Employment scenario and group participation
3.30 - 4.00 Feedback and discussion
4.00- 4.15 Future training needs
Please book as soon as possible to ensure a place and to enable us to tailor the course to your requirements.
11th May 2016
BIOS Introduction to Intravitreal Injections
Led by: Lorraine North, Consultant Orthoptist,
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Alcon Academy, Park View, Riverside Way,
Watchmoor Park, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3YL
0900 - 1615
1. Overview of A&P of the eye
2. Conditions treated with Anti-VEGF and pathways
3. Pharmacology Update (to include all drugs administered during the patient’s visit)
5. Lecture on the process of giving intravitreal injection
6. Issues around infection control and intravitreal injections
8. Post injection management 9. Risk and legal issues around extended role development.
Lunch 12.30 -13.15
Practical 1315 - 1615
Advanced Orthoptists working in an extended role as part of the medical retinal team and Orthoptists from departments that are planning or already offer an orthoptist-administered IVT injections service.
As per the BIOS Standards of Practice for IVT injections, additional education and training are necessary for all practice not covered in previous training and education.
Non-members of BIOS - and colleagues from other professions such as (optometrists and nurses) can register from 1st April 2016 if spaces are available.
The price includes refreshments and lunch on the day, but EXCLUDES overnight accommodation or travel costs.
Cancellations may be 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 - but no refunds can be made.
Monday 16th May 2016
The Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool, 1 Brownlow Street, Liverpool L69 3GL
9:00- 9:30 Registration & Coffee
09:30 – 9:45 Welcome & Introduction – Jo Adeoye, SIG Lead
09:45-10:00 SIG Background & update – Jo Adeoye, SIG Lead
10:00 – 10:40 The role of Neuro-Ophthalmological assessment and monitoring in the Neurology patient – Anita Krishnan, Consultant Neurologist, The Walton Centre.
10:40 – 11:10 Role of the Multidisciplinary Team in the care of Neurological Conditions – Jenny Thain Physiotherapist, Head of Long Term Neurological Conditions Therapy MDT Team, The Walton Centre.
11:30 – 12:10 Neuro-Orthoptic Investigation – Liz Tomlin, Head Orthoptist, Guy’s & St Thomas Hospital Trust.
12:10 – 12:30 Persistent visual impairment in people with MS: prevalence and impact on function – Rachel McKay Research Student, Glasgow Caledonian University.
12:30 -12:50 Neuro visual problems and multidisciplinary care: a patient’s perspective – Lynn Burman, Service User.
12:50- 13:50 Lunch
13:50- 14:10 Survey/ Discussion - SIG priorities
14:10 - 16:10 Groups: Case discussions/ condition based assessment/ care pathways
16:10 -16:30 Feedback from Groups & Close
Organiser: Joanne Adeoye mailto:J.Adeoye@liverpool.ac.uk
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.
The Special Educational Needs (SEN) Special Interest Group (SIG)
Clinical Day 19th May 2016
Fazeley Studios, 191 Fazeley Street,
Digbeth Birmingham B5 5SE
Kindly sponsored by Welch Allyn
Cost: BIOS members £30/Non- members £65
Please register and pay online, indicating any special dietary and access requirements.
More details are available from Annette Dillon or Pam Bowen.
Delegates cancelling may:
BIOS Southern Region
In Service Training followed by
Motility Grand Round
10am - Coffee and Registration
10:30 - BIOS Business Meeting - Una Sperring to chair (BIOS members only)
11:00 - Childhood Epilepsy Surgery Programme – The Orthoptist Role
Virtual Neurophthalmology Clinics - Set-up
11:45 - Neuroanatomy and Associated Orthoptic Complications – Denize Atan (Consultant Neurophthalmologist)
12:30 - Lunch
1:45 - 5.00pm (approx) - Grand Round (Live patient discussions led by consultant ophthalmologists)
Cost £15 BIOS Members (including lunch and refreshments)
£35 Other professions/non-BIOS members
Expected Items for the agenda will include:
Who should attend?
Heads, Deputies & Managers of orthoptic departments in UK & I
Any non-BIOS members will be charged a fee to attend.
(South Central Area)
Clinical Meeting and BIOS Update
ARK Conference Centre,
Aldermaston Rd, Basingstoke,
Hampshire RG24 9NA
1000 – 1030 Tea / coffee registration
1030 – 1100 Imran Khan (Orthoptist) - Presenting ‘Interesting Cases’
1100 – 1200 Jonathan Shilton - Presenting need to know on dispensing optometry (dispensing optician)
1200 - 1400 Lunch and workshops including:
1400 – 1430 Freddy Beer ST5 - The use of the Plus Optix in Orthoptic led clinics.
1400 – 1500 PhD research on Colour vision and diabetes.
1500 – 1530 Audiology and the Vestibular System. Ellie Derby and Dani Boulter STP (Clinical Scientist)
1545 – 1600 Meeting Closes
How to find us:
If arriving by car the hospital is located on the A340, Aldermaston Road in Basingstoke: follow the Hospital signs from the Ring Road. If using a SatNav, the postcode for the hospital is RG24 9NA
If arriving by train, outside the train station at the bottom of the steps are bus stops, buses from there can drop you off on hospital grounds. For information on up-to-date bus times visit: www.stagecoachbus.com (Note: the hospital is listed as “Rooksdown, North Hampshire Hospital”)
Alternatively there is also a taxi rank next to the train station.
The Hospital is about a 30-40 minute walk from the train station. Below is a map of the easiest walking route to the hospital.
There is FREE parking available to attendees. On driving onto hospital grounds, turn left at the mini roundabout and follow signs to “The ARK”. This will take you around the hospital to the back where there is “The ARK Car Park”. Tap the buzzer at the barrier (or there may be a member of staff waiting there) and let them know you’re attending the BIOS training day.
Alternatively you can park in the patient car park area.
Prices are as follows: Up to 1 hour - £1.00/1 hour to 4 hours £3.00/Above 4 hours £6.00
On the following pages are both a site map of the hospital (with markers indicating The Ark and parking areas etc.) and walking directions from the train station to the hospital.
We hope this provides you with the necessary information to arrive to the venue with ease.
If you have any questions/concerns please do not hesitate to contact the Orthoptic Department on 01256 313239 or email Jill.Shorrocks@hhft.nhs.uk
We look forward to seeing you on the 10th of June.
Please indicate any dietary or access requirements when registering. Usual terms and conditions apply and refunds only available up to 2 weeks before the event date.
Jill Shorrocks mailto:Jill.Shorrocks@hhft.nhs.uk
Friday 1st July 2016
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.
Session 2 Teaching Methods and Resources
Session 3 Student Assessment
Session 4 Supervision feedback and assessment
Session 5 Managing the less able student
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
£230.00 BIOS Members;
£350.00 non BIOS-members (Fees must be paid in advance of attendance).
• Pay 100% of the fee if notice is given on or after this date
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
Course Tutors Alex Lindstrom & Aftab Maqsud
Wednesday 16th November 2016 Freeman Hospital, Newcastle
Clinical Tutors Course
30/31 March 2017, Leeds
Course Tutors Danielle Guy & Laura Tuff
Directions to the venue:
The Museum is next to St. James's Hospital, 2 miles to the North East of the city centre.
By Bus - Frequent bus services run from Leeds city centre. Numbers 16, 42, 49, 50, 50A, 61 all stop outside the Museum.
By Car - From M621 follow signs for York (A64) then follow the brown tourist signs. From the North, take the A58 towards the city, and then follow the brown tourist signs.
Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Pinderfield Hospital, Wakefield
Salisbury House · Station Road
Cambridge · CB1 2LA
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