News & Views

Read the latest RCOphth news updates and guidance here.


The Eye Care Digital Playbook – How digital technology is transforming ophthalmic service delivery Webinar 

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. 


Update of the ophthalmic imaging guidance

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.

Eye to Eye Podcast

Eye to Eye Ophthalmology: The Indonesian Experience

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.

Eye to Eye Podcast

Cerebral Visual Impairment and Functional Visual Loss

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.

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.