NEW Guidelines for the Management of Strabismus in Childhood 29/03/2012 The latest Guidelines for the Management of Strabismus in Childhood have been added to the website. www.rcophth.ac.uk/clinicalguidelines
NEW! Optic UK Eponymous Lecture 2011 Recording added to website 28/03/2012 Members can now listen to Professor Stanley Chang's Optic UK 2011 Lecture in the members area.
Short Notes from the March 2012 Council Meeting 26/03/2012 The Short Notes from Council for the meeting on the 9 March have been added to the website. Please login to the Members area to view them.
Potential bevacizumab-related sterile endophthalmitis cases 21/03/2012 A small number of patients have been identified as having had symptoms & signs consistent with a sterile endophthalmitis after receiving an intravitreal injection of bevacizumab. The overall number remains small and all patients are responding well to treatment.
Lay Advisory Group - Page Updated, Terms of Reference added and Vacancies advertised 20/03/2012 The page has been updated and the Terms of Reference for the group have been added. There are a number of vacancies on the group and an application form can be downloaded.
Updated Audit and Clinical Effectiveness Information for Ophthalmologists 20/03/2012 This document intends to briefly describe the main aspects of undertaking an audit and indicate what resources are available either as a result of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists audit and guidelines work or otherwise.
Eye sector comes together to improve children’s vision screening in schools 14/03/2012 A new UK Vision Strategy Action Group is bringing the eye sector together to support commissioners to implement school entry vision screening for children across the UK.
NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes are now open for entries 12/03/2012 Now in their second year, the NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes reward the tremendous pool of talent that exist in the NHS with well-deserved recognition and prize money.
Eye and CPD 08/03/2012 The RCOphth works with Medscape Education to provide a CPD element for selected Eye articles.
Law Commission Consultation on Regulation of Health and Social Care Professionals 01/03/2012 The consultation paper makes provisional proposals which seek to simplify and modernise the law and establish a streamlined, transparent and responsive system of regulation of health care professionals, and in England only, the regulation of social workers.