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Eye health sector launches new SAFE approach to assist in improving the systems around the delivery of eye health and sight loss services in England

Apr 11
2018

The Clinical Council for Eye Health Commissioning (CCEHC), which represents the leading clinical professions and sight loss charity organisations in the eye-care sector, has launched a new Systems and Assurance Framework for Eye-health (SAFE)1. Increasing demands on eye health services due to the ageing population and the availability of new treatments continue to create capacity

  • 11 April 2018

GMC annual national training survey asks doctors about burnout

Mar 21
2018

As part of this year’s national training surveys (NTS) the GMC asks a series of questions around well-being and the impact tiredness and workload have on both doctors in training and those training them. It is the first time burnout has been addressed by specific questions in the NTS, which seeks the views of around

  • 21 March 2018

The WCSM Education Trust

Mar 20
2018

The WCSM Education Trust, a charitable organisation founded by The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers, has announced a new travel award for ophthalmologists in training who will present their work at a national or international conference in 2018. The Trustees hope that the awards will encourage ophthalmologists who are developing their research whilst training and

  • 20 March 2018

BenevolentAI and Group of UK Charities Partner to Find Cure for Blindness

Mar 20
2018

Partnership aims to find a cure for the leading cause of sight loss in the UK – age-related macular degeneration. BenevolentAI and Action Against AMD, a group of UK sight loss charities, have announced their partnership to use BenevolentAI’s technology to find treatments and a potential cure for the leading cause of blindness in the

  • 20 March 2018

AoMRC statement regarding High Court Ruling on Dr Bawa-Garba

Jan 30
2018

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists supports the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges statement regarding the Dr Bawa-Garba High Court case. The statement from the Academy may be read online here: http://www.aomrc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/cjm-HCRGMC-2501182-1.pdf  

  • 30 January 2018