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DPC Eye Clinic - Tuesday 29 October 2019

Choose relevant sessions for you in your role:

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    Multi-disciplinary team – these sessions are suitable for the entire MDT and will aim to promote joint working and understanding of care pathways.

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    Primary Care & Non-Specialist – designed for healthcare professionals who are not specialists in diabetes or related conditions, and who may work in a Primary Care setting.

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    Specialist – these sessions are designed for specialists in diabetes and related conditions. Sessions may also be appropriate for Primary Care specialists or leads in diabetes and related conditions.

*NB – These are advisory labels so please read the session description and learning outcomes carefully to ensure the session is right for you

11:00 - 11:20

The Next generation of dry eye drops

The session will discuss the challenges dry eye disease can cause your diabetic patients, we will also discuss a new medical option for relieving your patients dry eye symptoms.


National Sales Manager, VISUfarma
11:30 - 11:50

What’s new in diabetic retinopathy diagnosis & treatment?


Nurse Consultant, Honorary Teaching Fellow, Nurse Consultant, Honorary Teaching Fellow
12:00 - 12:40

Pregnancy and it’s implications for diabetes eye health


Susan Down
Nurse Consultant Diabetes, Somerset Primary Care Trust and Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
13:40 - 14:00

Common presentations and management of ocular surface disease in diabetic patients

Discussion around the common presentations and the management of ocular surface disease in diabetic patients. Learning outcomes: Presenting symptoms indicative of ocular surface disease The associated objective clinical findings seen by an ophthalmic professional Common therapeutic/management options typically employed


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Medical Lead, Scope Ophthalmics
16:10 - 16:50

Diabetic Eye Care for People with Learning Disabilities


Senior Eye Care Advisor, SeeAbility London & the South East
17:30 - 18:10

Panel: Diabetic eye screening – addressing barriers & enablers


Professor of Clinical Visual Science, City University of London
Head of Public Health Commissioning and Operations, NHS England and NHS Improvement
Head of Commissioning and Operations, NHS England and NHS Improvement
National Programme Manager, Diabetic Eye Screening, Public Health England

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