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COVID-19 Support for Trainees

The RCOphth has curated all COVID-19 guidance specifically related to Trainees. You can review all COVID-19 guidance from the RCOphth such as clinical, PPE, NHSE and PHE guidance on the main COVID-19 page. Training and Exams FAQs Recognition of Trainee Progression during COVID-19 AoMRC Trainee Doctors’ Group HEE guidance on training during the pandemic Fiona Spencer,

Applications now open for National Medical Directors Clinical Fellowship Scheme

Applications are now open for the National Medical Directors Clinical Fellowship Scheme 2020/21. The scheme will provide doctors in training with the unique opportunity to spend a year working with reputable healthcare organisations to develop their skills in: leadership management strategy project management health policy Fellows will be immersed in a range of health bodies,

Ophthalmology for Medical Students and Foundation Doctors

Learning ophthalmic skills and knowledge Whilst most medical students won’t go on to become ophthalmologists it is important for all doctors to have basic ophthalmology knowledge and skills. Whether you’re a GP who is supporting a patient with sight loss or a Foundation Doctor seeing a patient in the Emergency Department who has presented with

Microsurgical Skills Course changes for 2019

Since taking over as the Surgical Skills Faculty Lead in January John Ferris, new Skills Faculty Lead and Fiona Spencer, Chair Training, have undertaken a pilot consultation process about the format of the Microsurgical Skills Course (MSS) with both trainers and trainees. The MSS course has been one of the College’s most successful initiatives and

New GMC guidance outlines clear steps to better support disabled doctors

Disabled doctors and medical students can expect greater support to pursue their careers, following new guidance published by the General Medical Council (GMC). The regulator has advised medical schools and training providers of the steps they should put in place to make sure all students and trainee doctors, including those with disabilities, are able fulfil