The British Emergency Eye Care Society - Dedicated to improving the delivery of acute ophthalmic services throughout Britain.

Society Aims


Facilitate best practice in emergency eye care provision and promote excellence in patient care

Formalise training and career opportunities for all practitioners and encourage collaborative working practices

 To provide a forum for the purpose of sharing resources, knowledge and experience

To establish wider recognition of  Emergency Eye Care as a subspeciality

To promote and support research in emergency eye care





The committee





President












Miss Seema Verma, President of BEECS


Miss Seema Verma, MB BS MD FRCOphth






Vice Presidents                                     


Mr Felipe Dhawahir, Vice President of BEECS
Felipe Dhawahir -Scala, MB BS FRCSEd LMS
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon, 
Director of Acute Ophthalmic Services, 
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.





Mr John Buchan, Vice President of BEECS

John Buchan MB BS MD FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon,
Director of Acute Ophthalmic Services,
Leeds Teaching Hospital.



Treasurers                                         














Claire Daniel, MB BS BSc(Hons) FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon,
Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

















Lucy Clarke, MB BS MRSC(Lond) FRCSEd FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, 
Director of Acute Ophthalmic Services, 
Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospital.




Other Committee Members











Miss Rachel Pilling, Secretary of BEECS


Rachel Pilling MB BS FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon,
Bradford Teaching Hospital.



Miss Dilani Siriwardena, Social Secretary of BEECS

Dilani Siriwardena MB BS FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, 
Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.




Kim Son Lett, MB BS FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon
Director Eye Emergency and Vitreo-Retinal Services
Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre













David Lunt, MB BS, FRCOphth
Ophthalmic surgeon















Amy-lee Shirodkar, MBChB MD FRCOphth
Ophthalmic surgeon




Nursing Representatives














John Uddin
Nurse Practitioner













Francine Walsh
Nurse practitioner
Bolton




Hospital Optometry Representatives












Helen Wilson 
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital



Trainee Representative












Romeela Rana-Rahman, MB BS
Specialty Registrar
Northern Deanery