BIOS Southern Region South-West In-Service
Kindly sponsored by Orthoptic Supplies
Friday 2nd December 2016
Lecture Theatre, Medical Education Centre, North Devon District Hospital
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 Razzaq, Consultant Ophthalmologist
11.30 – 11.45 Coffee break
11.45 – 12.30 Interesting cases / Update on Amblyopia treatment, Katie Meakings, Specialist Orthoptist / Connor Beddow, Specialist Orthoptist
12.30 – 13.00 BIOS Business Meeting – Bernadette Goan
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 Benchmarking of Orthoptics/ Neuro-ophthalmology guidelines / DVLA discussion - Mr Caspar Gibbon, Consultant Ophthalmologist
16.00 / 16.15 Close of meeting
Getting to the Hospital
North Devon District Hospital
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
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.
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
Barnstaple Railway Station is about three miles from the hospital. Stagecoach buses run from the station to the hospital.
Local organisers: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
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.