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RCOphth launches first photography competition

Jan 20
2020

We’re kicking off our programme of activity around 2020: Year of Vision by launching our first photography competition! The RCOphth 2020 Visual Perception Photo Competition opens for applications on 13 January 2020. There are three categories that you can enter, and submissions can be made in more than one of the following categories: Reflections Optical

  • 20 January 2020

Applications now open for National Medical Directors Clinical Fellowship Scheme

Dec 16
2019

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,

  • 16 December 2019

RCOphth pushes for more funding in meeting with the Minister on patient safety day

Nov 12
2019

The Royal College pressed for much needed funding for ophthalmic services during a visit to the college by Health Minister Nadine Dorries to mark World Patient Safety Day.   Pushing for the necessity to maintain and improve funding for the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD), the Royal College stressed that this service is vital in improving patient

  • 12 November 2019

Nominations for 2020 RCOphth Honorary Fellows Opens

Aug 13
2019

Members of the College are invited to submit nominations for Honorary Fellowships for 2020. The award of Honorary Fellow is the highest accolade that the College can bestow. It recognises those who have made a significant contribution to the field of ophthalmology. Eligible individuals can be from any field of ophthalmic science, research or medicine

  • 13 August 2019

Health Education England launches new ‘Genomics in Ophthalmology’ film

Jan 16
2019

The Genomics Education Programme (GEP), run by Health Education England, has launched a new resource for ophthalmologists and others involved in the delivery of ophthalmology services. Graeme Black, Professor of Genetics and Ophthalmology at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital has collaborated with HEE on the film.  He explains how the use of genomics to find

  • 16 January 2019