Supporting ophthalmology trainees back into the training programme during the pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists recognises the need to support a return to normal training and limit any further disruption. The Ophthalmologists in Training Group (OTG), working with the RCOphth, has produced a framework of recommendations, the Training Programme Recovery Recommendations, to help deal with this evolving and complex situation.
RCOphth responds to new framework for restarting National Institute of Health Research activities
The National Insitute of Health Research NIHR has set out a framework to guide the restarting of NIHR research activities which have been paused due to COVID-19. This framework has been developed in cooperation with Devolved Administrations who will produce aligned, but specific guidance for their area. Commenting on the new framework, RCOphth Academic Committee
Statement on vision impairment and Covid-19
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is unable to report on the association of vision impairment, as a result of a patient contracting COVID-19, due to a lack of evidence. A direct causal effect can only be established through the reporting of proven cases of COVID-19 patients and their symptoms. Our scientific journal EYE, has recently
Covid-19 RCOphth news – office closure, events and examinations
As the current situation with COVID-19 changes we are closely monitoring the impact on the RCOphth, its staff and members. Staff are working from home and will continue to provide services to our membership and the wider eye health community. RCOphth Building Closure We have paid close attention to the government’s latest advice to minimise
COVID-19 clinical guidance for ophthalmologists
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