HeartUnions week this year takes place from 08 to 14 February 2021. A week of activity throughout England and Wales that highlights the good work that unions do every day to offer everyone a voice at work. Heart Unions is our chance to tell the story about why unions are vital for everyone at work, and encourage people who aren't yet in a union to join. Every year it's a chance for reps and activists to publicise what they've been doing and make the case for union membership. 2020 was a tough year for all and for those working in [...]
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Mon, 22 February 2021 19:15 – 20:30 GMT oin BIPOSA for an hour and fifteen minutes long webinar on Strabismus cases with take home messages Speakers presenting an interesting case: Mrs Janice Hoole, Head Orthoptist, Leeds Ms Stephanie West, , Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Southampton Mr Adam Bates, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Maidstone Mr Richard Harrad, Consultant Strabismologist, Bristol Mr Anthony Vivian, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Cambridge More information, including how to book, here.
Stroke and Neuro Rehab Study Session - February 2021 Impacts of COVID-19 on Stroke Care - Chris Ashton, GMISDN Stroke Network Coordinator *During the study session the most up to date research was presented, therefore the presentations from Dr Claire Howard and Prof Fiona Rowe are not available as they contained unpublished data. If this data was to be made available here, this would prevent its future publication in peer reviewed journals.
Board of Trustees Are you interested in the strategic leadership of the professional body and could you provide that leadership in turn to your country or regional members? A Trustee has a responsibility for the governance and financial running of BIOS and provides the strategic direction for the profession and as such all Trustees are voting members of the board. BIOS will support those who are successful in a new role by offering trustee training and the opportunity to have access to a funded place on the professional associations Future Leaders course which is currently run by the BDA. Please [...]
Research and Innovation Director Are you interested in research or currently in a research role? This post is to support members to develop their research skills, signpost to relevant resources and advance the BIOS research strategy. The research Director also leads the research mentors network. This is in addition to representing the profession at a national level in networks and at roundtable events and holding an ex officio seat on the Education and Professional Development committee. The successful candidate will receive a full handover from the current post holder and have the opportunity to have access to a funded place [...]
Midlands & East Study Day - January 2021 Blood Supply to the Brain: Stroke Classification and Features - Haseeb Ali, Lead Stroke Orthoptist and Midlands & East BIOS Trustee Orthoptic Monitoring in IIH - Elizabeth Lomas, Royal Stoke University Hospital COVID and Incidence of Neurogenic Referrals - Jessica Bond, Birmingham Midland Eye Centre Overview of Neovascular AMD - Shakti Kasbia, Novartis Pharmaceuticals The Assistant Practitioner Role in the Virtual Glaucoma Clinic - Kirsty Clay, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Shared Care Glaucoma Clinic (SCGC) Overview [...]
SEN Virtual Clinical Day Pre-event Presentations: What's My ViBe? Visual Behaviours in autistic spectrum disorder - Professor Rachel Pilling, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Bradford Teaching Hospitals Cerebral visual impairment in children - Richard Bowman, Great Ormond Street Hospital and ICEH Virtual Event Q&A - Rachel Pilling and Richard Bowman Framework for CVI - Rachel Pilling, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Bradford Teaching Hospitals Evidence Based Practice in Orthoptic Care of SEN Patients - Anna O'Connor SEN CAG Update - Louise Allen, SEN CAG Academic Lead [...]
Paediatric Ophthalmology Webinar - January 2021 Allergic eye disease in children - Melanie Hingorani, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist JIA screening service at North Devon District Hospital - Susan Thorne, Deputy Head / Advanced Orthoptist Assessment of the swollen optic nerve - Naz Raoof, Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist
CAHPR would like to hear your views on what is needed from an AHP research support network It is an opportunity for you to have your say in what you would like from a research support network. Please find the link below to access this very brief questionnaire that takes about 10 minutes to complete. This is a very difficult time for clinicians but your views are very important to inform future progress. In future, CAHPR would like to have a greater reach and support more AHPs. CAHPR’S future plans will be shaped by the feedback from the results of this [...]
Date: Thursday 11 March 2021 Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm GMT Price: This webinar is FREE for RSM members and ALL students and trainees. Join us on this webinar to explore international new concepts in cornea and ocular surface disease and how these can be widely applied to patients across eye departments. We will hear from expert internationally renowned speakers who have trained in the UK and developed their experience abroad. They will discuss topics in cornea and ocular surface disease that are evidence-based for specific diseases, but are also widely applicable to a variety of conditions. Key speakers include: Dr [...]