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NOD Audit

National Ophthalmology Database Audit Annual Report finds significantly better outcomes for cataract surgery patients

Sep 15
2020

The RCOphth has released its annual report for the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit 2018-2019. Since its inception, the NOD audit has been assuring high quality cataract surgical services for patients. The annual report finds a 40% overall reduction in the posterior capsule rupture (PCR) complication rates and a continuing decline in the number of

  • 15 September 2020

National Ophthalmology Database receives funding boost

Jan 06
2020

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is delighted to announce that the National Ophthalmology Database Audit (NOD) has received further funding for 2020. The contribution provided by Bausch + Lomb for the calendar year of 2020, will help ensure the continued aims of the audit to facilitate the highest standards of quality assurance and improvement in patient care

  • 6 January 2020

RCOphth Manifesto 2019: Workforce revitalisation, smart data and new ways of working

Nov 22
2019

The next government must put the workforce at the heart of its vision for healthcare if it is to create a sustainable eyecare service that meets the needs of patients and staff, says The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) in its general election manifesto, published today. RCOphth calls on the next government to ensure that the

  • 22 November 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

Commissioning Arrangement of the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit after 31 August 2019

May 01
2019

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) was commissioned in 2014 by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) to run the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit Programme as part of the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). The NOD audit collects data on cataract surgery performed in England and Wales and provides individual surgeons,

  • 1 May 2019