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
Delegates cancelling may:
Sorry, but this event is now sold out. You can join the waitlist and we will send you an email when additional spaces become available.
0930 - 1000 Coffee and registration
1000 - 1015 Welcome and Introductions - Julie Cartledge
1015 - 1100 BOS TU and Employment Relations Update - Lesley-Anne Baxter & John Pestle
1100 - 1145 Medicines Exemptions - Update and Change Management for Managers plus Q&A - Helen Marriott, NHS England
1145 - 1200 Break
1200 - 1230 Quality Standards for the profession - Consultation Document Launched - Sonia MacDiarmid
1230 - 1300 Clinical placements - Equitable distribution of students and placements - Sonia Toor, University of Sheffield
1300 - 1345 Lunch
1345 - 1415 SIG updates/BIOS Strategy day for SIG Leads update - including HCPC Registration for Overseas Applicants (update material provided from Anna Horwood) - Julie Cartledge
1415 - 1445 BIOS update, World Orthoptic Day news, Commissioning news round up and contract updates from around the regions/countries - Rowena McNamara, Chair BIOS & BOSTU
1445 - 1500 Break
1500 - 1600 Open discussion/AOB
Item 1 - Extended hours, including 6/7 day working; Elizabeth O’Flynn, Head Orthoptist, Southampton Eye Unit
(Interested to know if Trusts have implemented - has there been additional funding/reduced staffing during week to allow for staff time at weekends/are there protected groups of staff who would not be required to do this)
Item 2 - CPD Allocation for Staff - Are there any standards and guidelines? Veronica Greenwood, Head Orthoptist, Warrington and BIOS Chair Designate
Who should 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
FREE WORKSHOP FOR BOSTU REPS -
NEW AND EXISTING PLUS HEADS OF DEPARTMENT
Friday 1st July 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.
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
BIOS Introduction to Intravitreal Injections
IVT WET-LAB DAY AGENDA
MONDAY 11th JULY 2016, 9.00 – 16.15
Supported by Bayer*
0900 Introduction and Welcome - Declan McClements
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
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 11 June 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.
* This meeting has been kindly supported by an educational grant from Bayer. Bayer have had no involvement in the topics or speakers of this meeting.
BOSTU REPS -
(NEW AND EXISTING)
PLUS HEADS OF DEPARTMENT
23rd September 2016
10.40 Facilities agreements and general discussion on policy revisions (please bring Facilities agreement document with you)
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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