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Professional Conference Excellence in Patient Support

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Conference Aston

Aston University

Aston Triangle

Birmingham

B4 7ET

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We will be hosting our professional conference 'Excellence in Patient Support’ on Tuesday 16 October 2018 at Conference Aston, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ET.

The event is open to all staff working in the eye care sector. It will focus on the latest in macular treatments, NICE guidelines, the patient experience of the eye clinic and best practice.

Attendees will hear from a wide range of leading experts, including top ophthalmologists and researchers. There will also be an exhibition, which will give you the opportunity to see the latest low vision equipment and network with other sight loss organisations and charities. Tickets cost £45

Agenda

9am Registration, coffee and exhibition

9.50am Welcome - Cathy Yelf, Chief Executive, Macular Society

10am Age-related macular degeneration: Management in the Brexit era - Christiana Dinah, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Central Middlesex Hospital

11am My Stargardt Story - Amanda Read, Regional Manager, Macular Society (Centre West)

11.15am Break

11.45am Patient panel - Seeing It Through Our Eyes, Jane Johns, Neal Stockley, Judith Selby

12.05pm A word from our sponsorsComplete Community Care Opticians, Paul Chapman-Hatchett, Managing Director

12.15pm UK Ophthalmology Alliance - Patient Professionals in Partnership - Melanie Hingorani, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital

12.45pm Lunch and exhibition

2pm York Model for Wet AMD Clinics - Vanessa Camp, Senior Eye Clinic Liaison Officer, York Hospital Trust Sight Service and Valerie Mooring, Ophthalmic Nurse, York Hospital

2.45pm Low Vision services - Focusing on the Future - Andrew Miller, Optometry Lead, Focus Birmingham

3.25pm Improving Reading in Macular Degeneration Using an iPad - Robin Walker, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscienceand Farah Akthar,PhD Researcher, Royal Holloway, University of London

3.45pm Reasons for Delay in Diagnosis and Related Findings from a Nationwide study of Macular Society members - Alice Parfitt, Researcher, and Clare Bradley, Professor of Health Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London.

4.30pm Summing up - Cathy Yelf, Chief Executive, Macular Society and Jessica Murray, Professional Liaison Officer, Macular Society

Agenda is subject to change

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