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Developing the Orthoptic Non Registered Workforce


We are pleased to announce registration is now open for our event on Developing the Orthoptic Non Registered Workforce, being held online on Thursday 26 November 2020. Register now, here. This event will celebrate both the diverse and generic roles that the orthoptic non registered / support workforce have that contribute to patients' care pathways in orthoptics and ophthalmology.  The event will also seek to understand the training needs of this workforce to help us develop national standards and competencies along with national job profiles to support career development. Background There are many terms used for the job roles for support [...]

Developing the Orthoptic Non Registered Workforce2020-10-13T15:46:08+01:00

“AHPs – Read all about them!” – AHP Compendium 2020 published in Scotland


Allied Health Professionals (AHP) Compendium 2020 To celebrate AHP Day 2020 (14/10/20) NHS Education Scotland, the AHP Federation Scotland, AHP Directors Scotland Group and AHP Social Media Group in Scotland have come together to produce the AHP Compendium 2020 to be published on the big day at http://www.ahpf.org.uk/Allied_Health_Professions_Federation_Scotland.htm The compendium will feature stories on stroke rehab and the hugely successful See4School pre-school vision screening programme, written up by orthoptist Sophie Tsang. In the e-book Scotland’s innovative, person centred, outcomes focused AHPs tell their positive impact stories – even in the time of Covid-19. The 21 stories tell of the impact [...]

“AHPs – Read all about them!” – AHP Compendium 2020 published in Scotland2020-10-12T11:13:43+01:00

18 October – Impact of COVID-19 on Strabismus Management around the World – ESA-ISA


First ESA-ISA Autumn Webinar Impact of COVID-19 on Strabismus Management around the World. Sunday October 18th at 2.00pm - 3.30pm British Summer Time (GMT+1). Chair: Dominique Thouvenin (France) Participants: Gill Adams                  UK Giovanni Marcon        Italy Frank Martin               Australia Silvia Moguel             Mexico Seyhan Özkan             Turkey Miho Sato                   Japan Donny Suh                  USA Zhang Wei                  China Speakers will describe the impact of COVID-19 on their country and on their strabismus practice, together with how they have adapted their practice to cope. Topics will include infection control measures for strabismus surgery and video appointments including remote assessment [...]

18 October – Impact of COVID-19 on Strabismus Management around the World – ESA-ISA2020-10-09T10:48:55+01:00

10 December – The 2020 Christmas meeting: Contagion, controversy and chivalry – RSM


The 2020 Christmas meeting: Contagion, controversy and chivalry Date: Thursday 10 December 2020 Time: 6:00pm – 7:40pm Price: FREE for RSM members and all students and trainees This unique, entertaining and educational meeting showcases the Ophthalmic heritage collection and British contributions that have influenced modern ophthalmology globally. Speakers will highlight important lessons from the past that have shaped the present and which will ignite new ideas for the future of training, clinical services, and infectious disease management. Lessons learnt within this special event will be particularly relevant in a pandemic era of great change and adaptation. Link: https://www.rsm.ac.uk/events/ophthalmology/2020-21/opp53/ [...]

10 December – The 2020 Christmas meeting: Contagion, controversy and chivalry – RSM2020-10-08T12:24:14+01:00

10 December – Squint Forum 2020 – RSM


Squint Forum 2020 Date: Thursday 10 December 2020 Time: 12:00pm to 2:30pm Price: £5.00 - £10.00 RSM member / £15.00 - £20.00 non-member This year's annual Squint Forum webinar will update delegates on current thinking behind the early management of various conditions which the paediatric specialist will see in clinic. Recognised experts in their field will review the potential necessity, benefits or drawbacks that early treatments may present for some common conditions. The winner of this year's Squint Forum Prize will also be giving a special presentation. This webinar will benefit all those who see children as part of their [...]

10 December – Squint Forum 2020 – RSM2020-10-08T12:20:25+01:00

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers launches a new Charity


The oldest optical organisation in the world has launched a new charity this week, to coincide with World Sight Day. The new Spectacle Makers’ Charity combines two previous grant giving trusts - one promoting support for optical education and the other for organisations helping vision impaired people get the most out of life. These trusts have previously given over £70,000 a year in charitable support, benefiting students of dispensing, optometry and orthoptics, trainee ophthalmologists and charities working across the United Kingdom and abroad. Bringing the two elements together will allow the Charity to be more efficient and impactful in its [...]

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers launches a new Charity2020-10-08T12:12:24+01:00

14-16 October 2020 – All-Wales AHP Festival of Innovation


We’re delighted to invite you to join us for the first virtual All-Wales AHP Festival of Innovation, extending a warm welcome to AHPs and healthcare science colleagues across Wales. Running over three days, it will be a series of live and pre-recorded webinars, learning sessions, panels and discussions – as well as the chance to join the Advancing Healthcare Awards virtual ceremony at the end of day three, where we’ll celebrate the work of AHPs and healthcare scientists across the UK. This virtual festival gives staff the opportunity to shape their own event agenda, accessing sessions of interest to them [...]

14-16 October 2020 – All-Wales AHP Festival of Innovation2020-10-05T09:03:35+01:00

AHP Day Video Challenge


Challenge: To make a very short video (around 40 seconds) related, in some way to your profession. Aims: The aim of this challenge is to add a fun and creative twist to positively promote all the different allied health professions. It will be interesting to see what ideas come out of only being able to use 40 seconds and it will be a great place for us all to share the rich & extremely varied experiences, roles & views we all have. 40 seconds will certainly be a challenge and it will mean you have to really think about the [...]

AHP Day Video Challenge2020-10-05T08:42:59+01:00

AHPs Day 2020


On Wednesday 14 October, BIOS will be joining with other professional bodies to celebrate Allied Health Professions' (AHPs) Day 2020. AHPs day is a grass roots opportunity for AHPs to come together and celebrate being part of the AHP family. It is always a hugely popular event across social media and this year is set to be no different. Find out what's happening in your area on the AHPs Day map, here. If you're looking to get involved, you can download a whole load of resources here, and from NES here. Take part in the AHPs Day Video Challenge here. [...]

AHPs Day 20202020-10-12T11:17:16+01:00