Conferences and events

Post date: 
Wednesday, 31 January 2018

The latest conferences and events from across the country.

September 2018

RP Fighting Blindness Information Day

10 September 2018
Forth Valley Sensory Centre, Falkirk, FK1 4DD
 
This event is an opportunity to find out more about inherited retinal dystrophies (IRD), the latest research information and to meet professional working in the field and people living with IRDs.
 
For more information visit the RP Fighting Blindness website.
 

Sight Village North East

26 September 2018
The Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds
 
QAC Sight Village has been described as “the premier exhibition for blind and partially-sighted people in the UK” and as ”the country’s leading expo of access tech solutions”, find out at first hand the latest technology, products and support services available to people who are blind or partially-sighted.
 
For more information visit the QAC website.
 

Nystagmus Network Open Day

29 September 2018
MacDonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham
 
Throughout the day there will be inspirational presentations, interactive workshops and fun activities for everyone to attend together, to make sure that everyone gets the most from their day. 
 
For more information visit the Nystamus Network website.
 

October 2018

College of Optometrists: Optometry Tomorrow Bitesize conference

7 October 2018
Hilton London Wembley 

The programme includes some of the most popular seminars, workshops and lectures from the College's annual conference, Optometry Tomorrow 2018 which took place in March 2018. 

For more information visit the College of Optometrists website.
 

Best Practice 2018 and Best Practice in Nursing 2018 

17-18 October 2018
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham
 
Best Practice the key conference, exhibition and networking event for the primary care community in the UK. Partnered with the NAPC, Best Practice provides an array of content to support GPs, practice managers and primary care delivery professionals with the updates, tools and knowledge they need to succeed in delivering high quality patient care in a challenging NHS environment.
 
For more information visit Best Practice Show website.
 

November 2018

Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Ophthalmic Nursing Conference and Exhibition 2018

3 November 2018
Royal College of Nursing, London
 
This year's conference, called "Seeing is Believing IV: Focusing on the Future", is a chance to discuss how service delivery must adapt to meet the current and future needs of a changing population demographic. This event is a learning opportunity for nurses, HCAs or allied healthcare professionals involved in advising, treating and caring for those with ocular health needs. 
 
For more information visit the RCN website.
 

Sight Village South East

6-7 November 2018
Kensington Town Hall, London
 
QAC Sight Village has been described as “the premier exhibition for blind and partially-sighted people in the UK” and as ”the country’s leading expo of access tech solutions”, find out at first hand the latest technology, products and support services available to people who are blind or partially-sighted.
 
For more information visit the QAC website.
 

Primary Care Ophthalmology Seminar

12 November 2018
Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
 
Topics this year will include updates on career development for GPs with a special interest in ophthalmology, patient-related outcome measures (PROMS) for primary care ophthalmology and NICE guidance for AMD, how to diagnose chronic conjunctivitis, the role of OCT in glaucoma management and visual disturbance in children. The seminar is relevant to any doctor (trainee or not) and/or optometrist who sees general ophthalmology patients in a community or hospital setting.
 
For more information visit the RCOphth website.
 

The National Children and Adult Services Conference

14-16 November 2018
Manchester Central, Manchester
 
This event is for councillors, directors, senior officers, directors of public health, policy makers and service managers, or any individual or organisation with responsibilities for children and adults in the statutory, voluntary and private sector. The Conference is the annual opportunity for those with an interest in social care, children’s services, education, health and related fields to meet.
 
For more information visit the NCASC website.
 

The Occupational Therapy Show 2018

21-22 November 2018
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham
 
The Occupational Therapy Show is the UK's largest dedicated CPD education and trade event just for Occupational Therapists (OTs). The event welcomes thousands of OTs from all over the country, and from a wide range of specialist areas, to educate, inspire, and raise the profile for such an important allied healthcare profession.
 
For more information visit the OT Show website.
 

February 2019

Improving Patient Safety and Care 2019

6 February 2019
Royal Society of Medicine, London
 
This inaugural conference will assess how the NHS are making are currently making a difference in regards to improved safety and care, and how it intends to do so in the future through a transparent and constantly evolving patient-centred system.
 
For more information visit the Govconnect website.
 
 
All details correct at time of writing. Please contact organisers to confirm the event and final programme.
 

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