Joint RCOphth & RCoA Local Anaesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery Guideline 23/02/2012 Please find a link below to the revised joint Royal College of Ophthalmologists and Royal College of Anaesthetists guidelines ‘Local Anaesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery’.
Professional Standards Committee Short Notes February 2012 23/02/2012 Short notes from the Professional Standards Committee held on 3 February 2012 are now available in the Members' area.
Medicines regulatory news 21/02/2012 The MHRA Yellow Card website URL has been changed.
Judi Dench’s Macular Degeneration highlights plight of growing numbers of patients with the condition 20/02/2012 Dame Judi Dench’s revelation that she suffers from Age related Macular Disease (AMD) and consequently can’t see the faces of people she is talking to; or read scripts; highlights the isolation many people feel when they are diagnosed with this serious, sight reducing condition.
Opportunities for involvement in College work 16/02/2012 The College is currently seeking members to commit to a variety of important roles.
ANNUAL CONGRESS 2012 - REGISTRATION OPEN 13/02/2012 Registration for the Annual Congress 2012 is now open
Sample Refraction Certificate Mark Sheets for Candidates 08/02/2012 Sample Refraction Certificate mark sheets have been added to the website for prospective candidates
College Statement on Health and Social Care Bill Feb 2012 08/02/2012 We believe that patients and healthcare professionals are the key individuals in any healthcare system. The Bill promises to put patients at the centre of an NHS led by healthcare professionals and we welcome this approach. However, there are many serious concerns that need to be addressed if the Bill is to deliver what it promises
Commissioning & Value for Money 01/02/2012 New webpages on commissioning aim to illustrate how it is possible to be “cost-conscious”, without sacrificing quality of care.