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Watch the latest video showcasing NOD’s impact on system transformation and patient care #makemydatacount

Jul 08
2019

The NOD and Communications Teams attended workshops and captured footage of speakers and Clinical Lead John Sparrow, showcasing the important impact NOD has made to cataract surgery and how it is recognised by clinicians, NICE, GIRFT and industry as an important safety and research tool. The video highlights data insights and benefits from those involved

  • 8 July 2019

Safety Alert – particulate matter discovered in syringes for intravitreal injections

Jul 03
2019

The College has been approached by a unit concerned about particulate matter discovered in syringes for intravitreal injections. The literature reports that silicone oil droplets have been implicated in the past but this set of cases appears to be linked to particles of syringe plastic material. There are also concerns of a small number of

  • 3 July 2019

A summary report on the Junior Doctor Contract Review 2018-19 from the OTG

Jun 19
2019

Varo Kirthi, Chair OTG and Ziyaad Sultan, BMA Multi-Specialty Working Group representative have reviewed the latest update on the proposed new contract deal for junior doctors and welcome the proposed changes. The deal the BMA have agreed with NHS Employers and the Department of Health and Social Care brings a £90 million investment for junior

  • 19 June 2019

Microsurgical Skills Course changes for 2019

Jun 19
2019

Since taking over as the Surgical Skills Faculty Lead in January John Ferris, new Skills Faculty Lead and Fiona Spencer, Chair Training, have undertaken a pilot consultation process about the format of the Microsurgical Skills Course (MSS) with both trainers and trainees. The MSS course has been one of the College’s most successful initiatives and

  • 19 June 2019

Professor Harminder Dua recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Jun 14
2019

Professor Harminder Dua, former president of the RCOphth, has been appointed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)  for Services to Ophthalmology. The College is delighted to have one of our members recognised in this way and it is a testament to Professor Dua’s

  • 14 June 2019