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The 7th annual scientific meeting

Friday 1st October 2021

At the Royal Society of Medicine, Wimpole Street, London

Following the Government's recent announcement and current guidance on
Covid-19, we are hopeful that our meeting will be face to face in London on
01st October (if not it will be virtual).

We will make a decision in May
when registration on Eventbrite will open.

Abstract submission is open

2021 Programme

09:00 Registration and Coffee at the trade exhibition
09.40 Welcome - Ms Seema Verma, President of BEECS
09.50 Update on Emergency Ophthalmology - Mr. John Buchan, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds

10:00 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

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

13:00 Lunch
14:00 Short free paper presentation competition chaired by Mrs. Sarah Anderson, York
15.00 "What would you do?” interactive voting session – Mr John Buchan, St James’s
University Hospital, Leeds & Mr Freddy Beer, Portsmouth

15:15 Tea & Coffee Break
15:45 Hot Hat Traffic Light Debate chaired by Miss Polly Dickerson, Scarborough
16:45 Prize Giving
16.55 Closing remarks
17:00 AGM

4.5 C.P.D Points & 3 C.E.T Points applied for @emergeye

Previous Meetings

The 1st BEECS 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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