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Non-RCOphth events

RCOphth can help promote events and courses run by our partners and organisations in the eye healthcare sector.  There is no guarantee that your event or course will be featured. Please download the request form and send to communications@rcophth.ac.uk.

We also advertise non-RCOphth revision courses on this page.

Weds 6 Nov 2019 Informed Consent: sharing the Decisions (ICONS)
Venue: The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
A one day workshop for understanding and implementing the communication skills required for best practice in informed consent. Delegates on the ICONS workshops will acquire skills and knowledge to implement best practice in sharing the complex decisions surrounding informed consent.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Thu 7 – Sat 9 Nov 2019 ISOPT Clinical International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Venue: City of Arts and Sciences Valencia – Spain
15th ISOPT Clinical, Retina Chapter is the meeting for those who are interested in clinical research, those who wonder how drugs are developed, appreciate the opportunities and limitations of new technologies, the industry and those who would like to collaborate with it.
Thurs 14 Nov 2019 Ocular surface surgery
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE
This evening meeting will cover all aspects of ocular surface surgery for the general ophthalmologists. Fundamental areas such as the principles of surgery to the ocular surface, techniques to remove tissue, control healing, and altering the properties of tissues in the management of ocular surface conditions will be covered in detail by experts in the field.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Mon 18 – Tue 19 Nov 2019 1st UK Ocular Oncology Conference
Venue: Mercure, St Paul’s Hotel and Spa, Sheffield
To provide a comprehensive overview on all topics in ophthalmic oncology. This is the first ever UK meeting providing the participants clear and concise information on best current practices in diagnosis, investigation and management of every type of cancer you could potentially encounter as an eye care practitioner.
For more information and to book please visit this link
Fri 22 Nov 2019 Caledonia Oculoplastics Skills Course
Venue: Gartnavel General Hospital
A one- day course on common oculoplastic procedures aimed at OST1-3. Didactic and interactive sessions with a Wet labs masterclass.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Tues 3, Weds 4, Thurs 5 Dec 2019 Coventry Ophthalmic Surgery Cadaver Course
Venue: West Midlands Surgical Training Centre, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry CV2 2DX
An exciting opportunity to learn & practise Oculoplastic and Squint procedures using Fresh Frozen Cadaver in our purpose built dissection facility.  The course will have minimal didactic lectures, a high trainer: trainee ratio and ample opportunity to practise each of the surgical procedures including Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Oculoplastic procedures and Horizontal and Vertical muscle squint surgery. Please sign up as soon as possible, due to limited availability of places for dissection.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Fri 6 Dec 2019 The Murray Festschrift Symposium: Eyes, Inflammation and All that Jazz!
Venue: Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham, UK
After 30 years as an Academic Consultant, Professor Philip Murray retires in September 2019. To celebrate his contribution to Eyes, Inflammation and all that Jazz, this Festschrift symposium will update and educate participants in the basic science, clinical presentations, diagnosis, complications and management of inflammatory eye disease (uveitis, scleritis, ocular surface inflammation).
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Weds 11 Dec 2019 Birmingham Neuro-ophthalmology Course (Efferent Course)
Venue: Everyman Cinema, Mailbox, Birmingham
The afferent course will provides a comprehensive review of the diagnosis, investigation and management of optic neuropathies. Both courses include a useful guide to neuroimaging. They are aimed at ophthalmologists and orthoptists of all grades.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Thurs 12 Dec 2019 2019 Squint forum
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE
This meeting will update attendees on the current management of haemangiomas in children, ptosis surgery in children and the strabismus complications of lid surgery. Experts will review new surgical procedures for squint, new IOLs, new technology in relation to motility, and examine the effect of screens on children.
For more information and to book please visit this link
Thurs 12 Dec 2019 Paediatric Ophthlamology: Surviving out-of-hours and low resource settings
Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpol Street, London, W1G
Improve you knowledge of normal paediatric development, paediatric eye conditions and emergencies, and equip yourself with the skills to examine children on the ward, out-of-hours, or in low resources settings. Learn all the above and receive practical advice on preparing, examining and managing children in a non-ophthalmology setting at this meeting.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Sat 4 – Sun 5 Jan 2020 Northern ST1 Ophthalmology Interview Course
Venue: Newcastle University
This interview course gives you the opportunity to learn practical tips from our experience, focus your attention on the important areas and practice your interview skills to perfection. Based on popular feedback from last year, we have expanded our course into a two day course this year! Saturday (4 January 2020) focuses on getting the drill of the interview. We will run two rounds of the mock interview circuit, with stations and mark schemes mimicking the real ST1 interview. Sunday (5 January 2020) gives you a one-on-one opportunity to go through your portfolio in detail with our trainees. All money raised will be donated to charity.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Weds 8 Jan 2020 Birmingham Neuro-ophthalmology Course (Afferent Course)
Venue: Everyman Cinema, Mailbox, Birmingham
The efferent course will provide a synopsis of the physiology and pathology of eye movements. Both courses include a useful guide to neuroimaging. They are aimed at ophthalmologists and orthoptists of all grades.
For information and to book please visit this link.
Fri 24 Jan 2020 UK Paediatric Glaucoma Society (UKPGS) Annual Meeting
Venue: 99 City Road Conference Centre, Londo, UK, EC1Y 1AX
An annual Paediatric Ophthalmology specialist meeting. Leading international specialist Paediatric Ophthalmology researchers and clinicians share research and clinical experience, and discuss interesting cases in a collegiate environment. Abstracts welcomed and early-bird rates available.
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Weds 17 – Fri 19 June 2020 International Society Dacryology and Dry Eye (ISD-DE) Triennual Congress
Venue: Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), 66 Portland Place, Marylebone, London, W1B 1AD
This meeting is about dry eyes and wet eyes; the basic science research, the clinical research, the clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment or surgery. It is a unique meeting as it brings together scientists and ophthalmologists practicing in corneal and external eye disease, as well as eyelid and lacrimal system (dacryology).
For more information and to book please visit this link.
Weds 2 – Fri 4 Sept 2020 50th Cambridge Ophthalmological Symposium
Venue: St John’s College, Cambridge, CB2 1TP, UK
The Cambridge Ophthalmological Symposium is unique among ophthalmological gatherings. With the help of contributors of international repute, the meeting discusses and aspect of ophthalmology, however small and interrogate so that basic science researchers can hear the views of clinicians and as importantly clinicians can appreciate the basic science behind their practice.
For more information and to book please visit this link.

Unless otherwise indicated, please note that the RCOphth does not run or endorse any of the courses listed on this page.