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Ophthalmology Update with practical tips for the busy consultation room

26 September 2018 @ 9:15 am - 1:00 pm

Ophthalmology update with practical tips for the busy consultation room
to be held at Health Education Wessex, Otterbourne



Mr Debendra Sahu Consultant Ophthalmologist

Mr Andrew Luff Consultant Ophthalmologist

Prof Mark Rickenbach GP co-ordinator


This is a day of short talks mixed with case based discussion, and hands on practice. Ophthalmoscopes provided, bring your own if you have one.


Programme – subject to confirmation


08.30 Coffee, registration,

08.45 – 09.00 Introductions and your learning needs

09.00 – 09.30 Useful bits of anatomy and glaucoma

09.30 – 10.00 Optometrist letters and cataracts

10.00 – 10.30 Assessing vision simply: visual field, squints

10.30 – 10.45 Coffee and case scenario

10.45 – 11.45 Red eye – what to do.

11.45 – 12.15 The GP in practice

12.15 – 12.45 Practical skills session: direct ophthalmoscope with slides, fields, lid eversion.

12.45 – 13.30 Lunch and case scenario

13.30 – 14.00 Ten mistakes to avoid!

14.00 – 14.30 Retinal treatments: macular degeneration, amsler and retinal haemorrhage

14.30 – 15.00 Will those Prescribed drugs affect the eye?

15.00 – 15.30 Tea

15.30 – 16.00 Medical conditions and the eye – Arteritis

16.00 – 16.45 Open question and answer session.

Quiz just for fun and feedback.

Note: the order and timing may change on the day depending on topics that arise!


Location details

Health Education England (Wessex)
Southern House, Otterbourne, Winchester, SO21 2RU

Is the training accessible to wheelchairs? Please contact event organisers to discuss

Main contact

Name: Tracy Dickinson

Email: tracywgpet@outlook.com

If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them  in advance of the course to let them know.

All delegate fees are non-refundable.  However, if it has been agreed that a refund is possible, it will be subject to an administration charge of £5 if the delegate fee is £100 or less, or £10 if the delegate fee is more than £100.

Book online

How to make your booking: Please click on the website link below for booking details


WGPET members £10.00
Non-members £85.00


26 September 2018
9:15 am - 1:00 pm