Workforce, training and education
East of England
Additional Regional Training Days


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.        


Regional Glaucoma Simulation Course - 5th Feb 2024 Colchester

Link to Flyer 

East of England Regional Study Day - Bury - Friday 1st March 2024

Ashlar House, Bury St Edmunds 

Hosted by Mid & South Essex NHSFT


Organised by Lee Tan (Broomfield Specialty Tutor)

EXAM : Part 2 Course - Friday 8th March 2024

Location: AM – Bob Champion Building, NNUH, PM – Eye clinic NNUH

09:00 – 09:30    Registration and coffee

09:30 - 09:45     Introduction

10:00 – 11:30    Viva Circuit (6 stations including 1 communication, 10 min per station)

11:30 – 12:30    Feedback Circuit (10min approx per station)

12:30 – 13:30    Lunch

13:30                 OSCE introduction

13:45 – 15:45    OSCE (5 stations – 20min per station)

15:45 – 16:00    Break

16:00 – 17:00    Feedback circuit (10min approx per station)

17:00                 Close

Viva circuits

Patient investigation and data interpretation
Patient management 1
Patient management 2
Attitudes, ethics and responsibilities
Audit, research and evidence based practice, health promotion and disease prevention

Osce circuits

Anterior segment
Glaucoma and Lid
Posterior segment
Strabismus and Orbit
Communication (10min, conducted with the Viva)




Ocular Trauma Simulation Day - Friday 26th April 2024

Date: Friday 26th April

Time: 1.30pm

Location: Simulation suite, Near Nurses Accommodation, Behind F block, Basildon


Dr Poonam Sharma BSc MSc MBBS FRCOphth

Ophthalmology Registrar

Southend University Hospital

East of England Regional Study Day - Bury - Friday 14th June 2024

Ashlar House, Bury St Edmunds

Hosted by Addenbrookes Hospital 

INDUCTION : Norwich Regional Induction Course - 12 - 16th August 2024

Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital – Regional East of England

Induction week for new trainees to HEE East of England - details sent via email to new starters.


Optic Neuropathies Study Day - St John's College, Cambridge - Wednesday 4th September
Cambridge Ophthalmological Symposium - Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September 2024
East of England Regional Clinical Governance Day - Bury - Friday 11th October 2024

Ashlar House, Bury St Edmunds

Hosted by West Suffolk Hospital 

East of England Regional Study Day - Bury - Friday 6th Decmeber

Ashlar House, Bury St Edmunds

Hosted by James Paget University Hospital 

Sunday, 25 November, 2018
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