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

Nov 02

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

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

Professor Carrie MacEwen features in the Medical Woman Centenary Edition

May 04

The Medical Women’s Foundation are just a week away from the start of their Centenary Celebrations in London. College President, Carrie MacEwen is featured (page 54) in the Medical Woman Centenary Edition, alongside other well renowned women in healthcare. You can read the latest issue of Medical Woman here. Members may book for tickets by

  • 4 May 2017

RCOphth’s Three Step Plan offers solutions to address overwhelmed hospital eye services

May 11

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is the professional body for ophthalmologists and is responsible for creating and maintaining standards in ophthalmic training and practice to provide safe and effective treatment and management of eye diseases and conditions. The RCOphth’s Three Step Plan focuses on three areas to address the challenges facing overwhelmed hospital eye services. Collect

  • 11 May 2016

RCOphth responds to the publication of new junior doctors contract

Apr 04

The new junior doctors contract has been published and the details are now in the public domain. The impact that this is likely to have on each specialty is becoming apparent. From the outset, the College has voiced concerns about the imposition of terms and conditions for junior doctors. The Government’s own Equality Impact Assessment of

  • 4 April 2016