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RCOphth COVID-19 clinical guidance and national information

RCOphth is publishing continually updated guidance and advice for ophthalmology services during the COVID-19 pandemic. On this page are clinical guidance and national advice.

Other useful sources of information:

INFORMATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AS GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE UPDATES

Protecting Patients Protecting Staff UPDATED 300320 sets out our core principles of organising ophthalmology services during COVID-19.

Medical undergraduates and direct ophthalmoscopy sets out RCOphths stance on government guidance and the commitments of medical schools to ensure the safety of their students.

HEE’s e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH): these Coronavirus resources have been made available, via eIntegrity, for the worldwide health and care workforce to access free of charge. This programme brings together quality-assured content from Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare, NHS England and NHS Improvement, and the World Health Organization (WHO).

PPE Guidance

RCOphth COVID-19 clinical guidance

Consent recommendations during COVID-19

Guidance for immunosuppression and uveitis

Working with Optometrists

Clinical guidance from trusts

Telemedicine

Other sources of information

Haag Streit template – Perspex breathguards for specific makes of slitlamp

Guidance from UK government, regulatory and education bodies

 

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