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Macular Society Professional Conference - Excellence in Patient Support

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The Union Jack Club

Sandell Street

Waterloo

London, United Kingdom

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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.

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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

11.15 Break

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.

12.30 Lunch

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

15.20 Ends 

15.30 - 16.30 Low Vision Workshop for delegates who have pre-booked - Nick Collins, Director, Optima and Certified Low Vision Therapist. Sold out


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