BEECS Meetings

BEECS 2020

Our 2020 meeting has been postponed.

The 6th annual scientific meeting

At the Royal Society of Medicine, Wimpole Street, London

Postponed until 2021

Due to COVID19 & social distancing, we regrettably have postponed our annual meeting on the 25th of September 2020, until 2021 (date TBC).

We will plan to provide a webinar to fulfil your emergency ophthalmology needs for this year - please watch this space.

A full refund will be given for those who have already paid for the 2020 event. If you have not received communication from us regarding a refund, please use the contact us page to let us know.

Previous Meetings

Newcastle upon Tyne - at the Centre for Life

5th annual scientific meeting 20th September 2019

BEECS 2019 was our fifth annual meeting after our inaugural meeting in 2015. This year the meeting was held at the Centre for Life in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Eight presenters took the stage this year, all of high quality, for the rapid fire presentation competition. After final deliberation the committee handed two first prize awards for two outstanding presentations delivered by Tejaswi Bommireddy and Jack Corkerry! Congratulations!



The management of chemical eye burns - Mr. Saj Ahmed, Moorfields Eye Hospital

Blepharitis - Evidence based management - Prof. Christine Purslow, Honorary Professor at Cardiff University , Head of Medical Affairs, UK & Ireland Thea  Pharmaceuticals

Facial burns – the wider context – Mr. Sanjay Varma, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle

GCA – the role of the rheumatologist and ultrasound – Dr Gary Reynolds, NIHR Clinical Lecturer, Newcastle

Taking the fear out of acute angle closure – Mr. Paul Brogden, Bradford Royal Infirmary

Practical Video Presentations - ‘I wish I’d seen that before!’

Hot Hat Traffic Light Debate

York 2018 Highlights

4th annual scientific meeting 28th September 2018

Paediatric Emergencies

Double Trouble - Diplopia in Eye Casualty

Acute presentation of Ocular Oncology

Videos - ‘I wish I’d seen that before!’

‘Hot Hat Debate’

Birmingham 2017 Highlights

3rd annual scientific meeting 29th September 2017

Life threatening situations in Eye Casualty

Swollen discs

Vitreo-retinal management of trauma

Controversies in endophthalmitis treatment

Manchester 2016 Highlights

2nd annual scientific meeting - 7th October 2016

Emergency uveitis

Scan Masterclass

Corneas in crisis

Where ENT meets emergency ophthalmology

London 2015 Highlights

1st annual scientific meeting - 2nd October 2015

Medicolegal pitfalls – how to avoid being sued

“Sex and the Clinic” – Sexual Health and  Emergency Eye Care

Debate: “It was better in my day” – the case for and against subspecialisation.

“How can we help?” : the role of the allied health professional in the emergency eye clinic

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