The first of a series of a series of webinars about The Eye Care Digital Playbook was held on Monday 1st March. These webinars, held jointly between NHSX and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, will look at how the eye care playbook can improve patient experience and directly help clinicians support their patients.
Our updated guidance provides an overview of the current state of available ophthalmic imaging technologies and their clinical applications. It also provides recommendations regarding minimum ophthalmic imaging requirements for hospital eye services.
This consultation seeks views on the proposed Age Related Macular degeneration (AMD) Services: Commissioning Guidance. The guidance follows the RCOphth guidance development process and is based on best available evidence obtained from systematic review of the literature.
Following the publication of the RCOphth recommendations for monitoring in hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine users in 2018, new published evidence prompted a review of the guideline.
In this episode we speak with Andy Pyott, a Consultant Ophthalmologist from Inverness. He shared with us his experience of becoming involved with international Ophthalmology and summarised his achievements in Indonesia where he has focussed most of his efforts. He also shared a collection of pearls for Ophthalmologists who want to be involved with Ophthalmology overseas.
In this episode with speak with Bhavin Shah, an Optometrist from North London with a special interest in myopia management. He provides an overview of the literature regarding existing and future treatments and provides a personal insight into how he manages patients in whom progressive myopia is suspected.
In this episode we have a conversation with Professor Gordon Dutton about Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) and Functional Visual Loss. Professor Dutton provides a step by step guide to managing patients with CVI and provides some invaluable pearls of wisdom for approaching patients with suspected functional visual deficits.
Simerdip Kaur provides an in-depth overview of the most commonly used herbal remedies in Ophthalmology and summarises the evidence behind the claims we often hear from patients.
In this episode we speak with Samantha Hunt, an Ophthalmology registrar who works at the Bristol Eye Hospital. We discuss the topic of regional funding variations in Ophthalmology and hear about her paper which investigated the variations in policy from CCGs across the country with regards to how they fund oculoplastic procedures.
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.