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From 6 March 2023 our main phone number will be 0300 030 2020.  Use the telephone directory or use [email protected] to get in touch.


CPD Approval of Events

The RCOphth’s CPD programme has evolved to focus on reflection and ophthalmologists are now encouraged to record their learning and development through self-certification as it is about learning progress rather than counting points.

The RCOphth’s CPD programme has evolved over the years to focus on reflection.  Self-certification of activities and documented reflective learning is now strongly encouraged as the programme ought to be about learning progress, as opposed to counting points.

The RCOphth continues to offer approval of CPD points where the academic quality of events run by commercial organisations is demonstrated by valid aims and objectives.  That attracts a £300 plus VAT fee, whereas our approval service for non-commercial organisations (e.g. hospitals, specialist societies) is suspended until further notice.

To apply for CPD points please follow the link to CPD Resources , scroll to the bottom of the page to read the ‘Guidance for CPD Approval’  and download the CPD Application Form template.  A programme for the CPD event must be submitted with the approval form to [email protected] .

Approved events may run multiple times over a 12-month period without further applications providing that the content, speakers and hours of educational content remain the same as stipulated in the original application.