The RCOphth Exams Team is pleased to confirm a partnership with the Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO) whose National Resource Centre will be the permanent UK host venue for all UK sittings of the Refraction Certificate examination from 2023 onwards. The Refraction Certificate exam will take place at ABDO’s state of the art facilities every May, September and December.
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has published its fifth annual report for the National Ophthalmology Database Audit for cataract surgery. Overall the audit findings indicate high-quality cataract surgery is being delivered to NHS patients with a continuation in the trend seen over the past decade towards improvement.
The Curriculum Transition Checklist (CTC) tools have been developed to assist the transition of trainees into the new curriculum.
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and The College of Optometrists have collaborated on the Ophthalmic Services guidance: Designing Glaucoma Care Pathways using GLAUC-STRAT-FAST.
This is an online event, held by NHS England and NHS Improvement eye care pathways improvement programme, the National Eye Care Recovery and Transformation Programme (NECRTP).
After 2 years of running revised patientless exams due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College has now been granted GMC approval to implement a new hybrid format for both exams starting from this coming November.
Glaucoma UK has announced the appointments of the new President and President-elect for its UK and Éire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS).
The Clinical Council for Eye Health Commissioning (CCEHC) recognises variation in service provision and availability for children with vision deficit picked up through school vision screening in England.
The SAS as educators paper, approved at the last Academy Council meeting, has now been published on our website.
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has released the RCOphth 2021 Annual Financial Report