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A message from the President at the start third national lockdown

Jan 06
2021

Dear colleagues As we enter into 2021, there is some light of optimism and hope at the end of what has been for many a long dark tunnel. Optimism that despite the serious challenges to maintaining eye care services that a third national lockdown presents, we have the guidance and knowledge, learnt in the first

  • 6 January 2021

RCOphth President reacts to the general election

Dec 18
2019

Responding to the outcome of the recent general election, RCOphth President Mike Burdon said:   “The NHS and its workforce have been a key issue in this election, with the governments mandate secured by promising to invest in the workforce and address capacity issues in hospitals, the college will hold the government to account on their

  • 18 December 2019

RCOphth elects a new President

Dec 06
2019

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is pleased to announce that Bernie Chang has been voted in as the next president. Mike Burdon will officially hand over the office of president at the AGM at Congress in May 2020. The RCOphth Council, Trustees and staff extend their congratulations to Bernie and look forward to working with

  • 6 December 2019

Westminster Health Forum seminar: Next Steps for eye care services and treating visual impairment

Nov 02
2017

Mike Burdon, Melanie Hingorani and Laura Coveney (RCOphth Policy Researcher) joined leaders from across the eye health sector at this half day seminar on 24 October 2017 to discuss quality, innovation and STPs. Mike presented an overview of The Way Forward research we published earlier this year. Mike described the impact that our ageing population

  • 2 November 2017

Mr. Burdon takes up office as RCOphth President

Jun 01
2017

Mr Michael Burdon has been elected as the next President of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists. Professor Carrie MacEwen handed over the presidency at the AGM at the RCOphth annual Congress on 24 May 2017. During his inaugural address to RCOphth members as President, Mike stressed the important work Carrie carried out during her term

  • 1 June 2017