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


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.


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

Hospital Optometry Representatives

Helen Wilson 
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

Trainee Representative

Romeela Rana-Rahman, MB BS
Specialty Registrar
Northern Deanery