BEECS Meetings

Upcoming meetings

23rd September 2022 Details in the coming months

Our Last Meeting

The 7th annual scientific meeting

The BEECS virtual meeting attracted three CPD and 2 CET points. We are providing a self-completing attendance certificate available below.  Ophthalmologists are now encouraged to record their learning and development through self-certification and reflection. Optometrists please contact us with your GOC number. Please note that attendance may be checked against the Zoom register.

We will be making the meeting recording available to those who logged in on the day

 Session: 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 

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

 Think 111 First: Friend or Foe to EED? ‐ Emma Williams, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

 Catch me if you can ‐ A Red Eye, cutaneous rash and peripheral Eosinophilia ‐ Fadil Khoyratty, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

 Outcome of a COVID‐19 Urgent Eyecare Service (CUES) scheme on acute patient management in a single optometry practice in Herefordshire ‐ Nicholas Rumney, BBR Optometry

 A Tarantula’s last Hurrah‐ James Morris, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin

 The perils of Electronic Referrals Direct from Community Optometry to Eye ED ‐ the Manchester Experience ‐ Alan Aram, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

Non‐surgical rhinoplasty: safe or sorry? ‐ Victoria Novak & Rachael Calvey, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Uveitis following COVID vaccines ‐ Yee Ling Wong, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

The peculiar incident of a Potts Puffy Tumour ‐Sabbur Anwar, Northampton General Hospital

Suspect papilloedema referrals; a continuing challenge in the acute clinic ‐Timothy Lloyd, St James's University Hospital, Leeds

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: three common emergency presentations to ophthalmology, each with a rare twist ‐ Rachel Mercer, York Hospital

 Session: Acute emergency neuro‐ophthalmology 

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                  

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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