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    • 24 February 2016
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Trafford Hospital, Education Centre, Moorside Road, Davyhulme, Manchester M41 5SL
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    BOSTU - Representatives Training & Workshop (Northern Region)

    FREE WORKSHOP FOR BOSTU REPS -

    NEW AND EXISTING PLUS HEADS OF DEPARTMENT


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    24th February 2016


    Venue -
    Moorside Road, Davyhulme, Manchester M41 5SL

    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

    11.00 coffee

    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

    Ends

    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.
    • 02 March 2016
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Education Centre, Warrington Hospital Lovely Lane Warrington WA5 1QG
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    BIOS Northern Region

    Spring Clinical Meeting

    2nd March 2016, Warrington

    Warrington and Halton Hospitals

    Warrington Hospital

    Lovely Lane Warrington WA5 1QG

    A free event for BIOS members only with a great line up of speakers.

    Agenda to be confirmed

     



    • 20 April 2016
    • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Glasgow Caledonian University
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    BIOS Scottish Region
    Spring Clinical Meeting

    Glasgow Caledonian University




    Weds 20th April 2016

    130pm - 430pm

    **Free to BIOS members**


    Agenda to follow

    Oganiser: Janice Waterson Wilson

    Please advise of any access requirements


    • 22 April 2016
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET
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    BIOS Vision Screening

    SIG Meeting


    Aston University,

    Aston Triangle,

    Birmingham, B4 7ET


    Friday 22nd April 2016

     

    Programme - to be confirmed

    Cost:

    • £25 (including lunch and refreshments) BIOS members
    • £75 Non-members and other relevant professions who wish to attend

     

    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 - but no refunds can be made.

     

    • 06 May 2016
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Whipps Cross Hospital, London
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    6th Annual Whipps Cross University,


    Paediatric & Strabismus Study Day


    6th May 2016 9am - 5pm


    MEC Lecture Theatre


     


    Programme

    9.00 am - Registration & Refreshments

    9.30 am – Tom Lomas & Judy De’Bell, Orthoptists Warrington

    Transition Pathway for Children & Adults with Special Needs

    10.00 am – Paediatric OT (TBC)

     Treatments & referrals

    10.30 am – Nadia Northway,

     3D technologies and Research

    11.00 am – Mrs Maria Tsimpida, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist Barts Health NHS Trust

    (Topic TBC)

    11.30 am Tea/coffee break sponsored

    11.45 am – Catherine Stewart, Clinical Lecturer City University, London

    Amblyopia research & update

    12.15 pm - Mr Christopher Packford, Dispensing Optician

    Pearls in Paediatric Dispensing

    12.45 pm BIOS Update, Rowena McNamara, Chair BIOS & BOSTU

    1.00pm Sponsored Lunch (Thea Pharmaceuticals)

    1.50 pm Thea Pharmaceuticals’ Talk

    Maggi Collings

    2.10 pm – Interesting Short Cases

    3.05 pm – Tea/coffee break sponsored

    3.20 pm – Mrs Nuha Kayali, Consultant Ophthalmologist Barts Health NHS Trust  

    Pupillary pathway and abnormalities in paediatric cases

    3.50 pm – Dr Gordon Ingle, Consultant Neurologist Barts Health Trust

    Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    4.30 pm – Close Wine & Nibbles in Eye Treatment Centre

    Travel information
    Whipps X travel.pdf
    https://orthoptics.org.uk/Resources/Documents/Whipps%20X%20travel.pdf


    Book early to avoid disappointment!

    Organisers:

    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

      Please indicate any dietary or access requirements when booking

    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 - but no refunds can be made.
    • 06 May 2016
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Education Centre, Neville Hall Hospital, Abergavenny NP7 7EG
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    BIOS Wales Clinical meeting

    6th May 2016

     Education Centre, Nevill Hall Hospital,
    Abergavenny NP7 7EG 10am - 4pm






     BIOS members - free of charge

    • Other charges - belonging to a related professional body (e.g. AHP or Eye Health) £25; other interested parties £50

    Please register to attend this meeting and indicate any dietary or access requirements when registering.

    • 16 May 2016
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool, 1 Brownlow Street, Liverpool L69 3GL
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     BIOS Neuro Orthoptics/ Neuro Ophthalmology SIG Study Day

    Monday 16th May 2015


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    The Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool, 1 Brownlow Street, Liverpool L69 3GL

     

    The programme for the day includes:

    • Clinical neuro-orthoptic/ neuro-ophthalmological assessment
    • The role of ophthalmological assessment and monitoring in the care of the neurology patient – Neurologist’s perspective
    • Role of multidisciplinary team members - Neuro specialist nurse
    • Grand round case discussions

    Please let me know if there is anything specific you would like to see covered in this or future study days. 

    Organiser: Joanne Adeoye mailto:J.Adeoye@liverpool.ac.uk

    Cost: £30 BIOS members; £70 non-members


    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.


    • 19 May 2016
    • 9:15 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Fazeley Studios, 191 Fazeley Street, Digbeth Birmingham B5 5SE
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    The Special Educational Needs (SEN) Special Interest Group (SIG)

    Clinical Day 19th May 2016, Birmingham

    Fazeley Studios, 191 Fazeley Street,

    Digbeth Birmingham B5 5SE

    Agenda - to follow

    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.


    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 4th May 2016
    or they will be liable to:
    Pay 100% of the fee if notice is given on or after this date


    • 01 July 2016
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Education Centre, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham
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    BOSTU - Representatives Training & Workshop (Midlands & East)

    FREE WORKSHOP FOR BOSTU REPS -

    NEW AND EXISTING PLUS HEADS OF DEPARTMENT


    Friday 1st July 2016


    Venue -
    Education Centre, Birmingham Children's Hospital

    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

    11.00 coffee

    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

    Ends

    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.
    • 07 July 2016
    • 9:30 AM
    • 08 July 2016
    • 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 2016
    or they will be liable to:

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


Past events

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

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