This draft guideline and its supporting evidence are now out for consultation. It is a valuable opportunity to ensure that the guideline considers issues important to you and your patients. The consultation page has all the information and documents you need to comment.
A new report ‘Children and young people with vision impairment: The case for transforming support and services in England’ has been published by Guide Dogs’ Creating the Future Commission, 2021.
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) has today defined its position on the provision of NHS cataract surgery and training by the independent sector in a new statement Three Steps to sustainable patient care: RCOphth view on the independent sector and the delivery of NHS cataract surgery.
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) Trustee Board wishes to appoint a Lay Trustee to succeed Lord Philip Hunt who completes his term at the end of 2021. We are particularly interested in people with knowledge of government, health policy and devising strategy who have demonstrated a commitment to equality.
In this episode we speak with Ocular Oncologist and Consultant Ophthalmologist Bertil Damato and A&E Service Director, deputy director of education and Consultant Ophthalmologist Gordon Hay both from Moorfields about the MOLES system; a scoring system used to risk stratify choroidal lesions.
A new report published today reviews the role of multi-professional teams during the pandemic and considers how the members of different occupational groups came together to deliver care differently. Multi-professional team-working - the experience and lessons from COVID-19 published by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AOMRC) focuses on lessons learned about the enablers for and barriers to effective multi-professional team-working.
A new document from the National Eye Care Recovery and Transformation Programme Team sets out the current courses and qualifications (including core professional skills) for registered eye health care professionals and how they relate to service capabilities that provide safe patient care.
RCOphth President Professor Bernie Chang assesses what we need to see from this week’s Comprehensive Spending Review and Autumn Budget to support a sustainable eye care service in the coming years.
Collaboration between The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and Bausch + Lomb ensures access to latest cutting-edge equipment for phaco surgery Five Stellaris Elite™ vision enhancement systems installed as part of Royal College’s Surgical Skills Centre.
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) has produced a new draft clinical guideline on The Treatment of Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) in the UK. The College would now welcome any comments or observations on the content, format, or recommendations in this new guidance, to help contribute to and influence the final guideline.