In this episode we speak with Mr. Mike Burdon, the current president of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and Mr. Bernie Chang, the incoming and newly elected president of our college.
In this episode, Aman Chandra, a consultant vitreo-retinal surgeon and the Awards and Scholarships Lead at the college spoke with Professor Mario Romano, a vitreo-retinal surgeon working in the epicentre of the European COVID19 crisis in Milan.
In this episode we spoke with Anthony Khawaja, a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. We talked about the genetic basis of glaucoma, genetic testing and personalising the management of glaucoma.
In the latest episode of Eye to Eye, the podcast from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Miss Fiona Spencer, Chair of the Training Committee spoke about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on Ophthalmology and Ophthalmologists in training.
In this episode we hear from Shokufeh Tavassoli who talked to us about her paper related to trends in microbial keratitis. We then spoke with Jonathan Baker, Quality Improvement Manager at The Royal College of Ophthalmologists who talked to us about the RCOphth's review service.
The Association of Optometrists (AOP), The College of Optometrists and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists have joined forces to issue a statement outlining steps to tackle increasing pressure on hospital eye departments in England.
In this special episode we hear with Sarah Maling, RCOphth National Recruitment Sub-Committee Chair, on the set-up for national recruitment into ophthalmic specialist training and some top tips for candidates preparing for their interviews in February.
The new RCOphth Strategic Plan 2020-2022 directs and prioritises key policy and campaign activities over the next three years. The way NHS care is provided and the treatments available to improve patients’ lives have changed almost beyond recognition since our charter first set out our obligations as a medical royal college in 1988.
In this episode, we hear from Daniel Williams, a patient with Retinitis Pigmentosa, on the benefits of sight impairment registration for patients. We also delve into coping with workplace stress and burn-out in the NHS in discussion with Surgical Spirit podcast host, The Third Eye Doctor - Dr Haidar Al-Hakim.
We spoke with Mr. John Ferris about his paper, 'The impact of EyeSi virtual reality training on complications rates of cataract surgery performed by first and second year trainees'. We then spoke with Miss. Preeti Sanghera, an Optometrist working at Moorfields Eye Hospital. She summarised which patients are eligible for free sight tests.