Eponymous Lectures 2014 23/07/2014 The Eponymous Lectures from the Annual Congress 2014 are now available for members to view
Updated LEHNs CTA events in your area! 16/07/2014 24 July event for Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire! See latest diary listing for details
RCOphth Membership Survey 11/07/2014 The College is asking members to feedback their views and opinions on the services and work of the College.
New CPD online diary reporting tool 01/07/2014 The College has launched a new reporting tool which will enable CPD users to produce a detailed report of their CPD diary based on a filtered search. The report is separate from the CPD point’s certificate as it displays the CPD records in detail including the start and end date, the review...
Update on Moorfields Pharmaceuticals situation 24/06/2014 As most of you are aware, Moorfields Pharmaceuticals, our pharmacy manufacturing arm has had to restrict production of its specials range while it addresses some issues relating to its manufacturing operations. The restriction of manufacture is now starting to cause difficulties across the UK...
Improving eye health and reducing sight loss – A ‘Call to Action’ 12/06/2014 Patients, professionals and the public are being invited to have their say by NHS England, in a debate around the provision of eye health services.
New President for The Royal College of Ophthalmologists 06/06/2014 Professor Caroline MacEwen officially took over the role of President of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists at the College’s Annual Congress in Birmingham on 22 May 2014. Professor MacEwen is only the second woman President in the College’s 26 year history to be elected to the three year term. The election was contested by a record eight candidates with a substantial turnout of votes in December 2013.
New educational grant! 03/06/2014 The College has a new educational grant fund to provide financial support for College members presenting work at educational meetings in the UK and overseas. This fund has been established through the generosity of Bayer with the intention of promoting and supporting ophthalmology research, audit...
Moorfields Pharmaceuticals Supply Concerns 30/05/2014 The College and the UK Ophthalmic Pharmacists Group have been alerted that Moorfields Pharmaceuticals is struggling to provide specific treatments which most, if not all hospitals rely on.
Field Safety Notice: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics; samples containing fluorescein may show interference 16/05/2014 Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics has confirmed that samples containing fluorescein may show interference with the ADVIA Centaur® Systems TSH3 Ultra, Vitamin D and the ADVIA Centaur BRAHMS Procalcitonin assays. Patients must be told not to have their Thyroid function and vit D levels checked for 48 hours after they have undergone fluorescein angiography (FFA) with immediate effect.