Board meeting 25/06/2015
(Secretary: Ben D’heer)
Present: Guy Sallet (GS), Bernard Mathys (BM), Benoit Golenvaux (BG), Jerôme Vrijghem (JV), Marie-José Tassignon (MJT), Peter Evens (PE), Carina Koppen (CK), Jean-Marie Rakic (JMR), Ben D’heer (BD), Francoise Van Cauwenberghe (FVC), Stefaan Reynders (SR), Thierry van Doorselaer (TVD)
Excused: Robert Van Horenbeeck RVH), Fernand De Wilde (FDW), Oscar Kallay (OK)
1/ approval of previous board meeting
2/ VAT reglementation for BSCRS and congresses
MJT had an appointment with a tax specialist
BSCRS is partly VAT liable.
For example: we have to pay VAT concerning invoices to sponsoring companies.
4/ OB 2015
Some minor program adjustments are made.
GS will send the final program to Marleen Verlaeckt
5/ BSCRS Winter meeting 2016.
23th of january, Ostend
Organizing committee: GS,SR,BD
Thermae Palace, Ostend
Golf tournament Friday afternoon
Royal Ostend Golf
Board and speakers dinner
Scientific program ophthalmologists
Nearly live surgery seems very expensive
|9.00-10.30||video symposium: “challenges and nightmares”
discussion with voting system
|11.00- 12.30||invited speakers: “ tricks and tools to prevent challenging cases”|
Afternoon session: ethics with BBO-UPBMO & SOOS
Program nurses and technicians
“Hygiene in ophthalmic practice”
the BSCRS will provide a certification after this education to all participants.
Evening: A social event event together with the industry will be organized
The organising committee planned a visit to all the sites Friday the 28th and will report the next meeting
Meeting with the industry: a reception with the industry will be planned to thank them for their contribution and to talk about the future meeting ( 2 persons/company will be invited)
the proposition of SOOS concerning the reimbursement of the oct: the total cost of the oct amounts 50 euro ( equipment, technician, interpretation)
6/ keratoconus & cross-linking
JV received a letter from AG Insurance concerning their reimbursement of X linking in extramural centres.
A big questionnaire has to be answered to estimate the consequences of repayment.
GS will ask the ESCRS board for a comment
JV asks SOOS to respond to AG-insurance.
GS will write “a letter from the president “on the frontpage of the site.
8/ Eyecare Bachelor
SOOS proposed to start a new “Bachelor in Eyecare “, an education with two directions to choose: “orthoptics or refraction”
9/ Extramural surgery
concerning cumulation of nomenclature:
a combination of consultation, IV injection and punction of the anterior chamber is possible.
– ESCRS: residents can become members of the society for free.
The BSCRS has the opportunity to send a resident to the congress in Barcelona for free, with a bonus fee of 750 euros for expenses.
Dr Ate Altenburg is elected.
registration fee wintermeeting for residents: 50 euro
OBAO seems to be interested in a combined meeting with us.
GS wil contact the president of OBAO to formulate a proposal.
-BSCRS Wintermeeting 2017:
Dr Rudy Nuyts proposes a joint meeting: ESCRS+ BSCRS in Maastricht.
Next meeting will be held on Thursday the 15th. of October.