RCSI Charter Day - Ophthalmology Parallel Session

10 February 2017

'The Use of Modern Technology to Deliver Better Eye Care'

The RCSI Charter Day takes place on Friday February 10th, 2017.

The programme will include an ophthalmology parallel session from 9am to 12.30pm


Co-Chairs:         Mr Gerry Fahy and Ms Yvonne Delaney 

9.00 - 9.05         Opening address - Professor Billy Power President Irish College of Ophthalmologists.

9:05 - 9:30         What is changing in delivery of services for retinal disease - Mr David Keegan - Mater University Hospital, Dublin

9:30 - 9:55         Evolving trends in delivery of glaucoma services - Professor Colm O’Brien -  Mater University Hospital, Dublin

10:00-10:30       New model of delivery of eye care services in Scotland - Professor Roshini Sanders - NHS Fife's Queen Margaret                                               Hospital, Dunfermline  

10:30 - 11:00     Refreshments

Co-Chairs:          Dr Fiona Kearns and Miss Marie Hickey-Dwyer

11:00 - 11:30     New models of delivery of eye care services in Northern Ireland - Professor Julie Silvestri - Royal Victoria Hospital                                             Belfast  

11:30 - 12:00     Innovations and stem cells in ocular surface reconstruction  - Professor Conor C. Murphy - Royal Victoria Eye and Ear                                       Dublin 

12:00 - 12:30     Gene therapy applied to eye disease  - Mr Paul Kenna.- Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Dublin


Registration Rates:

Member/Fellow RCSI €125
Consultant €165
Trainee - No charge
Retired Consultant - No charge