FRCOphth Part 2 Oral and Refraction Certificate Examinations are changing
We live in unprecedented times and the pandemic has affected the workplace and our personal lives. Measures, such as social distancing are impacting not only the way we deliver our ophthalmology services but also the way the College operates, and the examinations that it provides. As a result, the FRCOphth Part 2 Oral examination is
Take advantage of returning doctors on the GMC registrar to aid capacity during COVID-19
The NHSE/I and the Academy recognise the opportunity for doctors who have joined the GMC emergency registration (having recently relinquished registration) to provide further support to the health service. However, with the surge not having the predicted impact on capacity, volunteer numbers are starting to drift away. The National Medical Director, Stephen Powis, is due
ACCEA Applications for award extension close on 31 July 2020.
Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards [ACCEA] Professor Kevin Davies, Consultant Rheumatologist and Foundation Chair of Medicine at Brighton & Sussex Medial School, has been formally announced as the new ACCEA Medical Director, starting on 1July. The ACCEA are currently working on their COVID exit strategy and next steps on national CEA reform and its consultation.
NEW Surgical Skills webinars: Cataract Surgery Complications and Ocular Trauma.
Over the summer the Surgical Skills Faculty will be hosting a series of monthly webinars focusing on how to use a variety of simulation techniques to acquire and maintain surgical skills during the Covid-19 pandemic. The first two webinars in this series will be on Cataract Surgery Complications and Ocular Trauma. 24 June 2020 1800hrs,
25 June webinar: Implementing CUES – a collaborative care pathway for urgent eye conditions
How to implement CUES to support a collaborative care pathway for urgent eye conditions in the COVID-19 era 7 – 9pm Thursday, 25 June 2020 REGISTER NOW https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUscOGgrTIoEtM-vqA6D9Ggowi5D5bILv32 The webinar is suitable for ophthalmologists, optometrists, commissioners and managers of eye care services. The webinar is jointly hosted by The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and