BEECS Meetings

Upcoming meetings

Find out more about our upcoming and previous meetings below

Our Next Meeting

The 7th annual scientific meeting

Friday 1st October 2021

Virtual - FREE

Following uncertainty over future guidance from the government, we will be holding our next annual meeting online.

The event is FREE, registration via Eventbrite is essential.

Abstract submission has closed.

2021 Programme

09.00 Welcome - Ms Seema Verma, President of BEECS

09:05 Session 1: Facial skin in the acute setting
Acute periocular and facial skin disease Dr Calum Lyon, Consultant Dermatologist, York
Allergic eye disease – Mr Scott Robbie, St Thomas’s Hospital, London

10:05 Short free paper presentation competition chaired by Mrs. Sarah Anderson, York

11.05 Tea & Coffee Break

11.15 Session 2: Neuro-Ophthalmology Emergencies
Headaches - Dr Sui Wong, St Thomas's Hospital, London
Pupils & Swollen Discs- Miss Alison Rowlands, Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral
Double Vision – Mr Ian Marsh, Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool

12:45 Prize Giving

12:50 President’s closing remarks 

13:00 AGM

C.P.D & C.E.T points applied for @emergeye

Previous Meetings

BEECS COVID-19 Virtual Symposium

25th September 2020 

Showcased innovation, accomplishments and discussion about overcoming challenges of delivering emergency eye care in 2020. 

Newcastle upon Tyne - at the Centre for Life

5th annual scientific meeting 20th September 2019

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!’

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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