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Agenda BEECS 5th Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: 20th September 2019 at the Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP

09:30 Registration and Coffee

10:00 Welcome & an Update on Emergency Ophthalmology -  Ms Seema Verma, President of BEECS

10:15 The management of chemical eye burns - Mr. Saj Ahmed, Moorfields Eye Hospital

10:45 Blepharitis - Evidence based management - Prof. Christine Purslow, Honorary Professor at Cardiff University , Head of Medical Affairs, UK & Ireland Thea  Pharmaceuticals

11:15 Tea & Coffee Break

12:00  Presentation competition

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Facial burns – the wider context – Mr. Sanjay Varma, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle

14:20 GCA – the role of the rheumatologist and ultrasound – Dr Gary Reynolds, NIHR Clinical
Lecturer, Newcastle

14:40 Taking the fear out of acute angle closure – Mr. Paul Brogden, Bradford Royal Infirmary

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

15:15 Tea & Coffee Break

15:45 Hot Hat Traffic Light Debate

16:45 Prize Giving

16.55 Closing remarks

17:05 AGM in coffee area


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Welcome to the registration page for the BEECS 2019 annual meeting. This is our fifth after our inaugural meeting in 2015. This year's venue will be the Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne which is a couple of minutes walk from Newcastle Railway Station.

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Presentation Competition

Calling all Trainees and Allied Health Professionals

Case presentation, audit, case series, or short study. Abstract maximum 300 words. Include your name, role, hospital and email address. Please be mindful of patient confidentiality.

Presentation Competition

Find out more on our Presentation Competition page

Previous Meetings

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

Find out more