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Committees and Groups

The following committees, sub-committees and groups are responsible for the development and maintenance of policies and standards in ophthalmology. Much of this work is carried out by the standing committees who report to Council.  The RCOPHTH 2017 DIARY DATES provides dates of committee and group meetings and examinations taking place.

Education (standing committee)

  • Awards and Scholarships
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • e-learning
  • Mentoring and Buddying
  • New Consultants
  • Surgical Skills
  • Training and Multi-Professionals
  • Training the Trainers (TTT)
  • Undergraduate and Foundation

Examinations (standing committee)

International Sub committee

European Sub committee

Finance (standing committee)

Professional Standards (standing committee)

  • Informatics and Audit
  • Paediatric
  • Quality and Safety
  • Revalidation
  • Workforce
  • Ocular Tissue Transplant Advisory Group
  • Health Care Resource Group
  • Sustainability Working Group

Scientific (standing committee)

Training (standing committee)

  • Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) Faculty
  • Curriculum
  • Evaluation of Training
  • International Medical Graduates (IMG) Training
  • National Recruitment
  • Quality of Assessment

Equality and Diversity

Lay Advisory Group

Ophthalmologists in Training Group

Staff and Associate Specialists