British & Irish Orthoptic Society (Northern Branch)
Clinical Meeting Thackray Museum, St James’s Hospital
9.30. Registration - Tea and coffee
10.00. Visual Acuity of Children at discharge from Amblyopia therapy
Siobhan Kerrigan Orthoptist Wigan
10.30. Surgery versus active monitoring for childhood intermittent exotropia- pilot study.
Christine Powell Orthoptist Newcastle
11.00. A new way of dealing with DNA’s following clinical audit.
Rebecca Ellis Royal Hallamshire Hospital Sheffield
11.30 Vision screening in Wigan from pre- history to present day
Amanda Mars Orthoptist Wigan
1.15pm Challenges in the assessment of children with CVI
Anna O’Connor University of Liverpool
2.00pm The orthoptist’s role in awake craniotomy
Lorna Pankethman Orthoptist St James’s Hospital Leeds
2.45 pm Arnold – Chiari malformations in children
Marsel Bregu Consultant Ophthalmologist Warrington
Please note that lunch is not provided however the Thackray Museum does have a small café and there are other refreshment facilities in Bexley Wing or Gledhow Wing a short 5 minute walk away.
Car parking facilities are available at the Thackray museum, if arriving by public transport there are frequent buses from Leeds city centre. The journey takes about 10 minutes.