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.

Details of SWOS Meetings Held in 2015: 

SWOS Bristol and AGM – Friday, 13th November 2015

(Hosted by Cardiff Eye Unit)

The Clifton Pavilion
College Road
(Bristol Zoo Gardens) 

 09:00-9:30  Registration and refreshments

 9:30-11:00  Trainee research presentations

11:00-11:20  Coffee break

11:20-12:30  Trainee research presentations

12:30-13:30   Lunch

13:30-14:15  RCO Update - Professor Carrie MacEwen, President Royal College of Ophthalmology
14:15-15:00  RCO NOD: where are we now? - Professor John Sparrow, Bristol Eye Hospital

15:00-15:45   Potential for Red Light Exposure for the Prophylaxis of Age - Related Retinal Degeneration - Dr Tom Margrain, Reader, Cardiff Centre for Vision Sciences, Cardiff University

15:45-16:15  Tea-Prize giving

16:15-17:00  Richardson Cross Lecture Every Top Tip I've Learned About Phaco - Mr  Brian Little, Moorfields Eye Hospital - Mr Little's resume can be downloaded here

Please can you email Geogina Butler at Georgina.Butler@moorfields.nhs.uk
if you are attending the meeting

Details on submitting Trainee Reasearch Presentations can be found at: http://www.swos.org.uk/pages/default.asp?id=27


Details of SWOS meeting Newport 12.6.15

Hilton Newport Hotel, Chepstow Road, Newport NP18 2LX

09:00-10:00   Registration

10:00-10:30   Reflections on an Ophthalmology Sabbatical  - Mr. David Hughes, Royal Gwent Hospital

10:30-11:00   ORBIS - Sister Anne Abblett, University Hospital of Wales

11:00-11:20   Coffee break

11:20-12:00   Inherited Vascular Retinopathies - Mr. John Ainsworth, Birmingham Children’s Hospital

12:00-12:30   Retinoblastoma - Mr. John Ainsworth, Birmingham Children’s Hospital

12:30-13:30   Lunch

13:30-14:15   Mobile Glaucoma Unit - Mr. Michael Smith, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital

14:15-15:30   Small Eyes in Children - Mr. Yassir Abou-Rayyah, Great Ormond Street Hospital

15:00-15:30   Tea

15:30-16:15   New Developments in Ocular Oncology- What’s changed in the last five years? - Prof. Heinrich Heimann, St. Paul’s Eye Unit, Liverpool  

16:15-17:00   New Treatment Options for Mitochondrial Optic Neuropathies - Prof. Marcela Votruba, Cardiff University