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RCOphth national trainee survey 2019

Since the last national ophthalmology trainee survey was conducted in 2014, the UK government introduced a new junior doctor contract (JDC) whilst demand for ophthalmology services has risen to unprecedented levels. To assess the impact of these and other factors on Ophthalmic Specialist Training (OST), a follow-up 25-question online survey was conducted. Despite a high

Eye to Eye podcast relaunched for 2020

The RCOphth’s first podcast is relaunching on 6 January 2020 with a year of monthly podcast episodes. This new series follows the successful pilot series in 2019, created in collaboration with the College’s Ophthalmologists in Training Group (OTG). In July 2019 the College launched it’s first podcast episode, hosted by OTG member Sunil Mamtora, featuring

Eye to Eye Podcast

The College works in collaboration with the Ophthalmologists in Training Group to produce a bi-monthly podcast. The podcast features interviews with researchers on recent papers, analysis of the latest developments in ophthalmology and updates from the College. Eye to Eye is hosted by ophthalmology trainee Sunil Mamtora and features ophthalmologists and other healthcare professionals sharing

RCOphth Launches Pilot Podcast Series – Eye to Eye

In collaboration with the (OTG) Ophthalmologists in Training Group, the College is launching its first podcast series called Eye to Eye. The 30-minute podcasts will be hosted by OTG member Sunil Mamtora and will feature three episodes as part of a pilot series, released bi-monthly. The first episode launches on Monday 29 July 2019 and

A summary report on the Junior Doctor Contract Review 2018-19 from the OTG

Varo Kirthi, Chair OTG and Ziyaad Sultan, BMA Multi-Specialty Working Group representative have reviewed the latest update on the proposed new contract deal for junior doctors and welcome the proposed changes. The deal the BMA have agreed with NHS Employers and the Department of Health and Social Care brings a £90 million investment for junior