BEECS Meetings

Upcoming meetings


09:00 Registration with coffee at the trade exhibition

09.30 Welcome – Mr. Felipe Dhawahir-Scala, President of BEECS

09.35 Corneas in Eye Casualty - Prof. Parwez Hossain, Southampton

10.00 Anterior segment acute inflammation – Miss. Amira Stylianides, Manchester

10.25 Posterior segment acute inflammation – Prof Richard Gale, York

10.50 Q & A

11:00 Tea & coffee break served at the trade exhibition

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

12.30 Lunch served at the trade exhibition

13.30 Emergency Eye Care: Perspectives from the Frontline “Question Time” chaired by Miss Polly Dickerson, Scarborough & Mr Freddy Beer, Portsmouth


Streaming Triage - Helen Wilson (Optometrist, Manchester)

Triage from the nursing perspective - Kath Hague (Nurse Specialist, Newcastle)

Commissioning issues - Ian Da Silva (Consultant, Leicester)

14.45 Tea & coffee break served at the trade exhibition

15:15 Hot Hat Traffic Light Debate chaired by Miss Polly Dickerson, Scarborough Hospital & Miss Amy-Lee Shirodkar, Wirral

16:45 Prize Giving

16.55 Closing remarks

17:00 AGM

Our Last Meeting

The 7th annual scientific meeting

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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