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Consultation on Treating Retinopathy of Prematurity in the UK

Oct 21
2021

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) has produced a new draft clinical guideline on The Treatment of Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) in the UK. This evidence-based guideline for the treatment of ROP was developed by a guideline development group (GDG) of the RCOphth chaired by Miss Gill Adams, the UK special interest group of ROP

  • 21 October 2021

Take part in our retinal vein occlusion guidelines update consultation

Sep 27
2021

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) invites all ophthalmologists, clinicians and allied health professionals involved in eye care to take part in our consultation on the retinal vein occlusion guidelines update. The updated retinal vein occlusion guideline incorporates the impact of new imaging modalities and findings on the management of retinal vein occlusion. Responding to

  • 27 September 2021

RCOphth calls for action on workforce to reduce strain on ophthalmology services

Sep 07
2021

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) has responded to a Health Education England (HEE) call for evidence to make the case for investment in the ophthalmology workforce to meet rapidly rising patient demand. Read our response in full here! Key points from our response The key points from our response are summarised below: Patient demand

  • 7 September 2021

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

Feb 04
2021

Please note: This consultation has now closed.  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

  • 4 February 2021

RCOphth response to GMC proposal to introduce ‘credentials’ framework for training programmes

Mar 18
2019

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) recognises in its response that credentialing has the potential to ensure standard levels of practice in unregulated areas currently outside of training programmes. Examples in ophthalmic specialist training could include credentials around refractive surgery and interventions. There are however several issues around the GMC’s proposal which remain unaddressed. The

  • 18 March 2019