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Consultation on proposed OST Curriculum

Apr 20
2021

The rewriting of the curriculum is at the request of the GMC for all Royal Colleges and Faculties to include the Generic Professional Capabilities (GPC) Framework and meet the GMC standards of curricular design. This represents a move from multiple learning outcomes, used to describe each constituent part of a capability, to overarching learning outcomes

  • 20 April 2021

Temporary curriculum derogations due to COVID19

Apr 14
2021

Many trainees have lost training time because of redeployments outside of Ophthalmology throughout the pandemic. Even when present in speciality training, opportunities have been reduced due to the limitations imposed by the need for social distancing, reduced outpatient clinic numbers and limited operating theatre lists. The GMC have agreed changes to curriculum requirements at ARCP

  • 14 April 2021

RCOphth AGM 2021

Apr 14
2021

The 33rd AGM of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists will be held at 10.00 Tuesday 25 May 2021. It will be a virtual meeting and all members are encouraged to attend. Members can contact [email protected] if they are not attending Congress, but wish to attend the AGM. Find out more information about full delegate registration to

  • 14 April 2021

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists endorses the AAO’s call for standardisation of digital imaging

Apr 10
2021

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has issued a statement, ‘American Academy of Ophthalmology Leads Call for Ophthalmic Equipment Manufacturers to Standardise Digital Imaging’. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists agrees with the recommendations that manufacturers must implement the existing international standard for communication and management of medical images and related data (DICOM). Currently, DICOM compliance

  • 10 April 2021

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists welcomes the agreement on the new SAS contracts

Mar 30
2021

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists welcomes the contract reforms approval and introduction of the new ‘specialist grade’.  Specialty and Associated Specialists doctors account for 30% of the ophthalmic workforce and are exceptionally important in the development and delivery of care in the Hospital Eye Service. The new contract will provide an opportunity for career progression

  • 30 March 2021