The RCOphth has received requests for advisers to sit on the following consultant advisory appointment committees. Members, with at least one year’s experience as a consultant, are able to support these requests. All interviews will be virtual unless the trust has called for an in-person interview. This role is important to ensure that the job description and suitability of the candidates are of a high standard. Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, AACs can be conducted remotely via Skype or Zoom.
RCOphth requirements for an AAC adviser are:
- AAC advisers are required to be in an active NHS substantive post
- Must be an RCOphth member
- No current or conflict of interest with the Trust you are volunteering to assist with
Trust/Hospital Subspecialty interests Date and Time of AAC Location Aneurin Bevan University Health Board -The Royal Gwent Hospital Medical Retina (Tuesday) 26th July 2022, Time: 14:00 Virtual University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Paediatrics (Friday) 29th July 2022, Time: 09:00 – 16:00 Virtual University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust General (Friday) 29th July 2022, Time: 09:00 – 16:00 Virtual The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust Paediatrics (Monday) 1st August, Time: 13:00 – 15:00 Virtual The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust Vitreoretinal (Monday) 1st August, Time: 13:00 – 15:00 Virtual Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board-Royal Glamorgan Hospital: Glaucoma (Tuesday) 9th August 2022, Time: 11:00 – 13:00 Virtual Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Glaucoma (Friday) 12th August 2022, Time: 09:00 Virtual Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust Vitreoretinal surgery and Medical retina (Thursday) 18th August 2022, Time: 09:00am – 13:00pm Virtual University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust Glaucoma (Tuesday) 6th September 2022, Time: 09:00 to 13:00 Virtual James Paget University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Glaucoma (Thursday) 8th September 2022, Time: PM Virtual James Paget University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Oculoplastic (Thursday) 8th September 2022, Time: 09:00 – 17:00 Virtual University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust Glaucoma (Monday) 3rd October 2022, Time: TBC Virtual
If you want to find out more about being an advisor, visit the RCOphth website; Advisory Appointments Committees and Job Plans
Any questions please contact Laurelle Bygraves: [email protected]