British Emergency Eye Care Society Annual Meeting 2019

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. 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 Coffee10:00 Welcome & an Update on Emergency Ophthalmology – Ms Seema Verma, President of BEECS10:15 The management of chemical eye burns – Mr. Saj Ahmed, Moorfields Eye Hospital10:45 Blepharitis – Evidence based management – Prof. Christine Purslow, Head of Medical Affairs, Théa Pharmaceuticals11:15 Tea & Coffee Break12:00 Short free paper presentation competition chaired by Mrs Sarah Anderson, York13:00 Lunch14:00 Facial burns – the wider context – Mr. Sanjay Varma, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle14:20 Giant Cell Arteritis – the role of the rheumatologist and ultrasound – Dr Gary Reynolds, NIHR Clinical Lecturer, Newcastle14:40 Taking the fear out of acute angle closure – Mr. Paul Brogden, Bradford Royal Infirmary15.00 Practical Video Presentations – ‘I wish I’d seen that before!’15:15 Tea & Coffee Break15:45 Hot Hat Traffic Light Debate16:45 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. Notice of cancellation by the delegate must be given by email to the event organiser to qualify for a refund and the following cancellation charges apply: More than 2 months’ notice – full refund given 1 month – 2 months’ notice – 50% refund 14 days – 1 months’ notice – 25% refund Less than 14 days’ notice – no refund