Additional Regional Training Days 2020


We also run additional training days in the region, beyond the Core Program. 

Trainees can use some of their remaining 20 days of study leave to attend these. 

They cover Simulation, Exam Preparation, Research, Professional Development and Induction.        


SIM : Laser Course - Jan 14th 2020

Organised by Liam Sullivan, Addenbrookes

Typical Agenda

945 Registration + Coffee

1000 PRP

1015 Macula Laser

1030 Yag PI

1045 Yag capsulotomy


1130 Simulated Yag Laser / Indirect laser

1145 Indirect laser / Simulated Yag Laser

1200 Cyclodiode

1215 LUNCH

Afternoon - Simulation stations

Simulated Cyclodiode

Simulated Indirect PRP

Simulated PRP / Macula Laser

Bury Meeting - Mar 13th 2020 Apex Centre, Bury St.Edmunds

East of England Ophthalmology Regional Study Day

Programme For East Anglia Bury Study Day

EXAM : Part 2 Course - Mar 27th 2020 West Suffolk Hospital

Organised by Usman Hussain

SIM : Cataract Complications Apr 24th 2020 James Paget



Postgraduate Education & Training Centre

Course Faculty:

Mr Tom Butler, Consultant Ophthalmologist, JPUH &

Mr Craig Goldsmith, Consultant Ophthalmologist, JPUH

Mr Daniel Pharoah, Consultant Ophthalmologist, JPUH


PROFESSIONAL : Research Training Day - June 19th HEEoE, Fulbourn

Organised by Narman Puvanachandra & Anthony Vivian

Agenda to be finalised. Trainees will be having ARCP on the same day and will rejoin the seminar after their ARCP

Venue : HEEoE, Fulbourn

Hopefully Dinner that evening to celebrate a great year!

Bury Regional Meeting - June 26th 2020 Apex Centre, Bury St Edmunds
INDUCTION : Norwich Regional Induction Course - TBC

Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital – Regional East of England

ST1 Ophthalmology Induction Week

Depending on number of ST1s appointed


Cambridge Ophthalmology Symposium - Sept 2-4th 2020 St.John's College


Contact : Louise Richards 

East of England trainees get an amazing discount for this international conference. Make sure you book early!

SIM : East Anglian Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery - 8-10th Sept UEA, Norwich

Cadaver surgery course at the University of East Anglia in Oculoplastic and Reconstructive surgery

Hands on cadaveric dissection course aimed at trainees, fellows and junior consultants in ophthalmology, plastics and maxillofacial surgery. Organised by Bridget Hemmant and Supervised by experienced faculty members including, Bijan Beigi, Carolyn Cates, Steve Byard, James Sheldrick Fariha Shafi and Rachna Murthy. Other faculty members include Richard Haywood Plastic surgeon and Eunice Tan Mohs surgeon and dermatologist.

This is the third oculoplastic cadaver surgery course held at the UEA and will focus on Oculoplastic and reconstructive techniques to include Mohs surgery and margin control for tumour excision. There are limited spaces as a ratio of 1 faculty member to 2 delegates is maintained.

The 3 day Course fee is £1,200

Observer fee £350

Course information and program available and the link below (may not be active yet)

Event Details


Start date: 8thSeptember 2020

End date: 10thSeptember 2020

Start time: 09:00

End time: 17:00



Anatomy department, University of East Anglia Norwich Research Park Norwich NR4 7TJ University of East Anglia

City: Norwich

Country: United Kingdom

Further information


Bridget Hemmant
Consultant Oculoplastic and Lacrimal surgeon
Course director
University of East Anglia

Costs: £1,200 for 3 day course


PROFESSIONAL : Communication Skills - Sept 25th 2020 West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St.Edmunds

Organised by Usman Hussain

Regional Governance Meeting - Oct 2nd 2020 Apex, Bury St.Edmunds

Clinical Governance Morning Session - Organised by Nitin Gupta  (email link to Jo Milton for attendance)

Location : Apex, Bury St.Edmunds


SIM : Trabeculectomy Course - Oct 9th 2020 James Paget Hospital

Organised by Avinash Prabhu,  James Paget Hospital, Great Yarmouth

This course is for a limited number of 8 trainees. 

EXAM : Refraction Course TBC Nov 2020 - Anglia Ruskin, Cambridge

Register with Karen Wallace

East Anglian Retinal Society Meeting TBC NOV 2020

Trainees attend free

Mr Liam Sullivan

Consultant Ophthalmologist

SIM : Cadaveric Strabismus & Oculoplastics Course - TBC Nov 2020 Addenbrookes

Strabismus morning and Oculoplastics afternoon



PROFESSIONAL : Senior Trainee Development Workshop - Nov 4th 2020 Luton

Please contact :  Mala Subash

Senior Trainee Development Day 


Bury Regional Meeting - Dec 4th 2020 Apex Centre, Bury St.Edmunds
SIM : Trauma Course - TBC 2020 Ipswich


Trauma Simulation Training Day            

Organised by Deepak Vayalambrone,      Consultant      Ipswich Hospital

​Faculty            Ramy Bassily                      Consultant     Ipswich Hospital

                        Rachna Murthy                   Consultant     Ipswich Hospital

                        Inderraj Hanspal                 Consultant     West Suffolk Hospital

                       Richard Goble                     Consultant      Ipswich Hospital


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