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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 Statements
College statement in response to NICE positive draft guidance for Eylea for macular oedema secondary to CRVO 06/01/2014 View the College statement in response to NICE positive draft guidance for Eylea® for macular oedema secondary to CRVO
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
Additions to the Website
College Calendar 2014 10/12/2013 The College calendar has been updated with all the committee meetings for 2014.
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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.
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Annual Congress 2014 website now live 09/12/2013 Visit the Annual Congress 2014 website for all the latest information on next year's meeting. Registration opens on 14th February 2014.

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