These webinars will be of interest to practice placement facilitators, practice educators, academics, workforce leads and anyone else who has an interest in, or involvement with healthcare student education, attrition and retention. Please feel free to share this information with other colleagues who may be interested in joining. Webinar Date/time Registration link Impact of Covid 19 on students’ study – Regional Findings 23/09/2021 4-5pm Register here You Matter – The North East & Yorkshire Self Care Guide for Learners 30/09/2021 4-5pm Register here Training Placement Capacity 14/10/2021 4-5pm Register here Supporting Newly Qualified Staff 11/11/2021 4-5pm Register here Year 2 Student Support 09/12/2021 4-5pm Register here Student Belongingness 13/01/2022 4-5pm Register here [...]
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BIOS is pleased to announce the launch of a new fund, the Orthoptic Education Fund (OEF), to provide financial support for the education and further training of Orthoptists. We welcome applications from BIOS members who are able to demonstrate how the funds will be used to support our charitable aim, ‘to encourage the study and improve the practice of orthoptics’. This may be used to fund training courses or to support attendance at a conference you are presenting at or contributing to. Small grants are also available for current pre-registration orthoptic students, where they face financial hardship that risks preventing them [...]
The BIOS Member Survey is a chance for you to have your say about the information and services that we provide, and will help determine our priorities for development in the next year. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/VP8GTG3 There are 34 questions, and the survey should take you no longer than 10 minutes to complete. This survey is open to all members. Don't forget to provide your contact details at the end of the survey to be entered into a prize draw to win one of five £25 gift vouchers.* PLEASE NOTE: Individual responses to this survey are confidential and will be used by BIOS for [...]
On the 14th of October, we will be joining with the 13 other allied health professions (AHPs) to celebrate the 4th annual AHPs’ Day. AHPs are the third largest clinical workforce in the NHS, with significant opportunities to support delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan. AHPs’ Day is an annual opportunity for AHPs to come together and celebrate being part of the AHP family, and the day gives an opportunity to showcase to others the impact they make to the delivery of high-quality care. The collaborations in services, organisations, trusts, regions and nationally enable: Improved awareness of the role [...]
BIPOSA Virtual Meeting 6th October - paediatric ophthalmology 8th October - strabismus Ticket provides access to one or both sessions and recording afterwards. Registration is free for BIPOSA members, non members are required to pay a fee (£25 for Orthoptists). Abstract Submission closed Register online
The National Eye Care Recovery & Transformation Programme would like to invite you to attend a webinar event on Governance with in Eye Care on Monday 13th September 2021, from 12:30 – 14:00. The webinar will explore how good governance can help to successfully drive eye care recovery and transformation They are delighted to have the following speakers showcasing good practice around their governance, successes and sharing the challenges that remain. Speakers on the day that will be accompanied by members of their team: Agenda with further information is here. Melanie Hingorani, Joint Clinical Lead - NECRTP Richard Watson, Deputy [...]
The oldest optical organisation in the world has launched a new scheme this week for early career eye health and sight loss professionals. The Journeyman scheme is new for 2021 and is aimed at people of any age who are within their first few years of working in any optical profession or in the sight loss sector. It gives more people the chance to get to know the organisation at an earlier stage, get involved and eventually move up to full membership of the Spectacle Makers’ Company. The cost is a one-off £30, valid for up to five years and people [...]
Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) worked in partnership with Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust, NHS England and NHS Improvement and Health Education England to develop a Long COVID and post-COVID-19 syndrome introductory elearning session for all healthcare professionals, registered and unregistered. About the session Long COVID and post-COVID-19 syndrome is an emerging condition and one that we are continuing to learn more about. The elearning session was developed to provide healthcare professionals with a basic introduction to long COVID and post–COVID-19 syndrome. The 30 minute session explains what we mean by long COVID and post-COVID-19 syndrome, the common signs and symptoms, investigations and how patients might be assessed and supported with these. Accessing the session To read more about the session, please visit the Long COVID programme page.
Joining Instructions: The session is free and no registration is required. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/94494967926?pwd=OENSOTE2UXY4WndOdkg5TXl4OU1Pdz09 Passcode: 941166 Or One tap mobile : Ireland: +35312408941,,94494967926#,,,,*941166# or +35315369320,,94494967926#,,,,*941166# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): Ireland: +353 1 240 8941 or +353 1 536 9320 or +353 1 653 3895 or +353 1 653 3897 or +353 1 653 3898 or +353 6 163 9031 The United Kingdom: +44 208 080 6592 or +44 330 088 5830 or +44 131 460 1196 or +44 203 481 5237 or +44 203 [...]
As part of HEE’s national AHP support worker programme they are launching a nationally led procurement this autumn, focusing on the level 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker and level 5 Assistant Practitioner apprenticeships for the AHP support workforce in order to secure employer led provision that achieves our collective vision for developing the AHP support workforce in England. This work will support high quality care and support for patients and service users by: Improving quality and reducing variation of apprenticeship provision for the AHP support workforce, across professions and clinical pathways. Improving progression routes from level 2 though to level [...]