News & Views

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New Ophthalmic Practitioner Training (OPT) Webinars

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is pleased to announce a series of Ophthalmic Practitioner Training webinars. These webinars are suitable for Ophthalmologists, Orthoptists, Optometrists and Ophthalmic Nurses who are keen to undertake or support the OPT programme in their unit.

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges calls for prioritisation of professional examinations for clinicians alongside direct clinical care during COVID-19 pandemic

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, along with the Statutory Education Bodies in all four nations, recognise the huge pressures on the NHS in these difficult times and that healthcare professionals have worked tirelessly to ensure that the best possible care continues to be delivered to our patients.

Eye to Eye Podcast

BAME doctors in Ophthalmology

In this episode with speak with Mr. Saurabh Jain, a Consultant Ophthalmologist as well as the Training Programme Director for North London and the Clinical Lead for Ophthalmology for the Royal Free Hospital in London. We discuss his experience of coming to the UK, the level of diversity in Ophthalmology in the UK and what needs to be done to improve equality and diversity within our specialty and medicine in general.