SWOS membership is available to all career grade ophthalmologists working in the South West of England and South Wales. Ophthalmologists in training grades are eligable for Associate Membership.

SWOS Meetings

SWOS Meetings for 2018 are:  

  • SWOS June 8th 2018 in Taunton – programme and venue Below.
  • SWOS 9th November 2018 run by Cardiff at the Clifton Pavilion, Clifton, Bristol – programme to be confirmed


PLEASE NOTE: Attendees of November SWOS meeting should email Liz French at Elizabeth.French@UHBristol.nhs.uk

For trainees submitting papers these should be sent to Prof McNaught at andy.mcnaught@btopenworld.com

 

SWOS Bristol meeting – Friday 9th November 2018

You can download this timetable as a pdf here »


Clifton Pavilion, Bristol Zoo gardens
             Clifton, Bristol BS8 3HH


Start and registration 9:00 - 9.30 and coffee
    
9.30 - 11.00 Research Presentations - Trainees. Download the SWOS Trainee research presentations details here »

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee / Trade Stand

11.30 - 12.30  Professor Marcela Votruba, The Eye and the Mitochondrion: Diseases and Therapeutics

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch    

The Grand Debate: Cutting the Glaucoma Mustard                                                                                                                  

13.30 - 14.15 Mr Nitin Anand, Cheltenham General Eye Hospital Cutting the Mustard with Non Penetrating Glaucoma Surgery

14.30 - 15.15 Mr Leon Au, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital Cutting the Mustard with MIGS

15.30 - 16.00 Tea break
 
16.00 - 16.15 Trainee Prize Award

16.15 - 17.15 Richardson Cross Lecture, Professor Paul Foster Moorfields Eye Hospital, UK Biobank and the Eye: Big Data and New Insights

17.15 - Close.
                      

 

SWOS 8 June 2018
South Western Ophthalmological Society Meeting

5.5 CPD Points Awarded

You can download this provisional programme here » (Word Document 12MB) Please check this page regularly for the latest details.

VENUE

Somerset County Cricket Club 
Taunton
Somerset
TA1 1JT

 

PARKING

Parking at the Cricket Club is via the Priory Bridge Road entrance.  Please ensure you register your car electronically via the IPad at the entrance to the meeting or on the portable IPad at some point during the meeting.
 

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME


Matthew Burton:

 

09:00 Registration and Coffee
09:45 "Fungal Keratitis: Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment"
  Prof Matthew Burton, International Centre for Eye Health, London School of     Hygiene & Tropical Medicine/Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
10:30 “Acanthamoeba Keratitis”
  Ms Valerie Saw, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
   
11:00 Tea/Coffee
   
11:30 "Peripheral Ulcerative Keratitis"
  Prof Matthew Burton, International Centre for Eye Health, London School of     Hygiene & Tropical Medicine/Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
12:00 “Cicatrising Conjunctivitis - Diagnosis and Management”
  Ms Valerie Saw, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
12:40 “Clinical Research for Ophthalmology” - Goals for Research in     the Region
  Ms Brinda Shah, SW Peninsula Speciality Lead for Ophthalmology for the      Clinical     Research Network, NIHR
   
13:00 Lunch
   
13:50 “The Dichoptic Approach to Treating Amblyopia”
  Mrs Kate Barnes, Musgrove Park Hospital
14:30 “The Good, The Bad and The Lumpy”
  Miss Siobhan Rattigan, Musgrove Park Hospital
15:10 “The Excavated Disc” - Not all are glaucomatous
  Miss Rani Sebastian, Glaucoma Subspecialty Lead, Bristol Eye Hospital
   
15:40 Tea
   
16:00 “Ocular Surface Disease in Atopy and Rosacea”
  Ms Valerie Saw, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
   
16:30 “Dermatitis, Eczema and Periocular Oedema”
  Dr Jane Sansom, Consultant Dermatologist, University Hospitals Bristol


REGISTRATION

Please confirm attendance to Lorraine Cridlin, Secretary to
Mrs H M Herbert,  
Consultant Ophthalmologist,
by 8 May 2018
(Please advise of any dietary requirements.)
Email: lorraine.cridlin@tst.nhs.uk
Phone: 01823 344122