Our ninth conference will be held in Birmingham this year on Saturday 15th September, 2018 at the Priory Rooms Conference Centre, 40 Bull St, Birmingham B4 6AF,
- just a 2 minute walk from Snow Hill railway station with direct trains to London Marylebone
- 9 minute walk from New Street railway station with direct trains to London Euston and Glasgow Central (or two stops on the tram from Grand Central to Bull Street).
- Bull Street tram stop is right outside the venue.
Attendance is for those pre-booked only; there will be no admittance without a booking. Download the Booking Form pdf.
There is a nominal charge of £10 per person.
Keratoconus – A Better Patient Experience
Saturday 15th September 2018 Birmingham
Programme of Events
10:00am Registration and coffee
10:30am Welcome – David Gable, KC Group Chairman
10:40am Improving the KC Patient Experience
Mr. Amit Patel MB, BCh, FRCOphth, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
11:25am More Than Just a Pair of Eyes
Dr. Waheeda Illahi PhD, MSc, MCOptom, Consultant Optometrist & Head of Optometry Services BMEC
2:00pm Better Use of Eyesight – What are Low Vision Services and How Can They Help? – Mary Bairstow, Vision UK National Development Manager and Optometrist
2:30pm Eye Research in the UK – Michele Acton, Chief Executive and Latest developments in keratoconus research – Dr Rubina Ahmed, Head of Research – Fight for Sight
3:30pm Keratoconus Service Design: Patients as Experts
Dr Stephanie Campbell PhD, BSc, MCOptom, Co-founder Okulo & Cornea Optometrist, Bristol Eye Hospital
4:00pm General Discussion, Q&A
Brief biographies of the speakers can be found here: 2018 Speaker Biographies