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The National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow Scheme 2022/23

Oct 20
2021

Apply by 10th November! Vishal Shah MA (Oxon) BM BCh FRCOphth, is the current National Medical Director’s RCOphth Clinical Fellow, and a Specialty Registrar in Ophthalmology. Here, he explains the benefits of this prestigious scheme. What is it? The scheme is run by the Faculty of Medical Leadership & Management (FMLM) and places fellows at

  • 20 October 2021

Are you the next Chair of the RCOphth Training committee?

Oct 14
2021

The Chair of Training is an important role for The Royal College of Ophthalmologists with a wide portfolio of responsibilities.  As Chair, you will work closely with the Training Committee to promote high standards of training in ophthalmology. Training has to adapt and develop as the healthcare environment changes rapidly. This has been increasingly challenging

  • 14 October 2021

We are recruiting for a new Vice President

Oct 14
2021

The Vice President of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is a pivotal role with a wide portfolio of responsibilities. As Vice President, you will work closely with the President to advocate for the RCOphth as a membership body, fulfilling its purpose in supporting the needs of members to make a sustainable difference to the profession

  • 14 October 2021

World Sight Day 2021 #Loveyoureyes

Oct 14
2021

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is proud to be supporting World Sight Day 2021 with the theme #Loveyoureyes. World Sight Day is an opportunity for everyone to be aware of eye health and the impact of sight loss. Globally, at least 1 billion people have near or distance vision impairment that could be prevented or

  • 14 October 2021

RCOphth responds to select committees and MPs report on Coronavirus: Lessons learned to date 

Oct 13
2021

A joint parliamentary select committee report published yesterday has assessed some of the key decisions the UK has taken during the pandemic and lessons that needed to be learnt. While acknowledging there were some areas where the UK performed well, such as vaccine development and rollout, the report overall is very critical of the UK

  • 13 October 2021