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The Eye Care Digital Playbook – How digital technology is transforming ophthalmic service delivery Webinar 

Mar 04
2021

The first of a series of a series of webinars about The Eye Care Digital Playbook was held on Monday 1st March. This series of webinars, held jointly between NHSX and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, will look at how the eye care playbook can improve patient experience and directly help clinicians support their patients. 

  • 4 March 2021

Sight impairment and severe sight impairment certifications and registrations update

Mar 04
2021

The number of sight impairment and severe sight impairment certifications (CVI) decreased dramatically in April – June 2020. However with improvement in the pandemic situation, the numbers increased to pre-pandemic levels by September. Numbers dropped to about 80% of pre-pandemic level in January – February 2021. There remains a substantial backlog of people not offered

  • 4 March 2021

Update of the ophthalmic imaging guidance

Feb 17
2021

Ophthalmic imaging is an integral part of the work of all ophthalmic departments ensuring the findings from clinical ocular examinations are recorded in an objective, reproducible, transmissible and durable manner. It also facilitates identification of anatomical and disease features not readily visible with standard examination techniques. It is essential to the diagnosis, treatment, and long-term

  • 17 February 2021

Updates on ocular imaging: Eye Journal Special Edition

Feb 04
2021

The Eye journal has produced an animated video to accompany the Jan 2021 special issue on ‘Imaging’.  It includes a comprehensive collection of updates on ocular imaging that are applicable to all fields in Ophthalmology.  The Special issue contains papers on diverse topics, that cover basic science research and clinical applications:  anterior or posterior segment

  • 4 February 2021

Age Related Macular degeneration (AMD) Services: Commissioning Guidance Consultation

Feb 04
2021

This consultation seeks views on the proposed Age Related Macular degeneration (AMD) Services: Commissioning Guidance. A guidance development group was set up to develop principles and minimum standards of care for AMD to decrease variations of care across AMD services in England and Wales. It also addresses the current and future capacity planning of AMD

  • 4 February 2021