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The Health Foundation Innovating for Improvement programme now open for applications

Jun 14
2018

The Health Foundation has £1.7 million available for up to 23 clinical teams through the latest round of our Innovating for Improvement programme. The funding can be used to test and develop innovative ideas and approaches to improve health and social care delivery in the UK. The Foundation are particularly interested in applications that focus

  • 14 June 2018

‘Ophthalmology Failsafe’ Initiative – Joint working under the Elective Care Transformation Programme, GIRFT and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

May 02
2018

As many members will know, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has been campaigning for a number of years about the increasing and overwhelming demand placed on the hospital eye service, through the RCOphth Three Step Plan1 and the 2017 British Ophthalmological Surveillance Unit (BOSU) research which found patients suffering permanent and severe visual loss due

  • 2 May 2018

APPG for Eye Health and Visual Impairment Inquiry Launch at Parliament

May 02
2018

The College has been working with the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Eye Health and Visual Impairment and their inquiry which identifies solutions to the capacity crisis in England, to ensure that services meet demand. The inquiry report will be launched at a reception in Parliament on 6 June 2018 from 4pm to 6pm

  • 2 May 2018

National Data Opt-out

Apr 18
2018

A national data opt-out is being introduced from 25 May 2018. Communications about the national data opt-out aim to make sure that people can make an informed choice about how their confidential patient information is used for research and planning NHS and care services. The NHS is communicating to patients, public and workforce about the national data

  • 18 April 2018

WCSM: Submissions invited for the 2018 Ruskell Medal and Master’s Medal.

Apr 18
2018

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers is now inviting submissions for these two esteemed competitions, which each year attract significant interest from UK research students and departments. The winner of each medal will receive a prize of £750 and will also be invited to the Company’s Court Luncheon at Apothecaries’ Hall on Wednesday 3rd October

  • 18 April 2018