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Macular Society Professional Conference - Excellence in Patient Support
Thu 24 November 2016, 09:15 – 15:20 GMT
The Macular Society will be hosting our professional conference 'Excellence in Patient Support’ on November 24th 2016 at The Union Jack Club, Sandell Street, Waterloo, London SE1 8UJ.
The conference will focus on the services provided to patients with macular conditions and their experiences. Tickets cost £45.
The optional Low Vision workshop from 3.30pm to 4.30pm has limited places.
9.15 Registration and coffee
9.50 Welcome - Cathy Yelf, Chief Executive, Macular Society
10.00 Latest in macular treatments - Professor Usha Chakravarthy CBE, Professor of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, Queen's University, Belfast
10.45 Communications - Professor Jonathan Gibson, Professor of Ophthalmology, Aston University and Consultant Ophthalmologist, Heart England NHS Foundation Trust
11.30 Patient panel - TBC
12.00 Charles Bonnet Syndrome - Dr Dominic ffytche, Reader in Visual Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. He is also Clinical Lead and Consultant Psychiatrist to the Visual Perceptual Disorder service.
13.15 Emotional Support (Macular Society) - Dennis Lewis, Head of Counselling,Sarah Harrop, Volunteering Programme Manager, Rosalyn Napper, Helpline Operative/Advocacy Service
13.45 Certificate of Vision Impairment - Dr Catey Bunce, Reader in Medical Statistics, King's College London
14.15 Nurse Injector - Adam Mapani Nurse Consultant, Moorfields Eye Hospital
14.45 EV Low vision - Nick Collins, Director, Optima and Certified Low Vision Therapist
15.15 Summing up - Cathy Yelf, Chief Executive, Macular Society and Jessica Murray, Professional Liason Officer, Macular Society
15.30 - 16.30 Low Vision Workshop for delegates who have pre-booked - Nick Collins, Director, Optima and Certified Low Vision Therapist. Sold out