The Royal Photographic Society Combined Royal Colleges Medal Call for Nominations 2014 15/01/2014 The Royal Photographic Society has put out a call for nominations for its Combined Royal Colleges Medal. The Medal is awarded for an outstanding contribution to the advancement of medical photography or the wider field of medical imaging.
UK National Screening Committee policy on Vision defects screening in children 14/01/2014 The College supports the NSC recommendation that screening for visual impairment in children, between the ages of 4 and 5 years, should be offered by an orthoptic-led service.
College statement in response to NICE positive draft guidance for Eylea for macular oedema secondary to CRVO 06/01/2014 View the College statement in response to NICE positive draft guidance for Eylea® for macular oedema secondary to CRVO
MHRA Drug Safety Alert: Dorzolomide hydrochloride/timolol maleate (Cosopt) preservative-free single-dose eye drops: reports of eye injury 06/01/2014 Dorzolomide hydrochloride/timolol maleate (Cosopt) preservative-free single-dose eye drops are used to treat glaucoma.The MHRA is aware of 69 complaints in the UK with this product after the introduction of a new design of dropper in July 2013. These reports include scratches to the cornea, and difficulty in administration of the drops onto the eye.
Recruitment and selection of NCAS assessors in ophthalmology 02/01/2014 The National Clinical Assessment Service is currently recruiting 2-3 Consultants in Ophthalmology to be part of the NCAS panel.
AQP in elective services, requalification of existing independent sector providers 17/12/2013 NHS England advice on requalification of existing independent sector providers from March 2014.
BMA 2014 research grants 16/12/2013 Grants totalling approximately £500,000 are awarded annually. Applications are invited from medical practitioners and/or research scientists for research in progress or prospective research.
College Statement Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for treating chronic DMO 12/12/2013 View the College Statement on Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for treating chronic DMO after inadequate response to prior therapy here
College Calendar 2014 10/12/2013 The College calendar has been updated with all the committee meetings for 2014.
NICE is recruiting for Clinical Commissioning Group Outcomes indicator Set Advisory Committee 10/12/2013 The recruitment advert is now available on the NICE website and can be accessed via the link below. The deadline for applications is Friday 27th December 2013 at 17:00.