British Emergency Eye Care Society Annual Meeting 2019

Date: 20 Sep 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

This year, we have an interesting and entertaining programme for the day including the presentation competition and the stimulating interactive “hot hat” debate.
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, Head of Medical Affairs, Théa Pharmaceuticals
11:15 Tea & Coffee Break
12:00 Short free paper presentation competition chaired by Mrs Sarah Anderson, York
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Facial burns – the wider context – Mr. Sanjay Varma, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle
14:20 Giant Cell Arteritis – 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
Delegate numbers have grown year on year, so don’t delay in registering – there are also early bird rates to take advantage of which close on 26th July 2019.
Delegates entering the PRESENTATION COMPETITION should also complete their entry form with their registration confirmation by 26th July 2019. For more information and to download an abstract submission form please visit our website
The BEECS committee look forward to welcoming you to Newcastle upon Tyne.
We have applied for 5 CPD points or 3 CET (including 2 therapeutic) points.