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. Booking forms will be available for KC Group members in the near future. 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
10:45am Improving the KC Patient Experience
Mr Amit Patel MB, BCh, FRCOphth, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
11:30am 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 Funding Research into KC – A New Partnership
Michele Acton, 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