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RCOphth recruiting for new Surgical Skills Faculty Lead

Sep 13
2018

Applicants are invited for the post of Surgical skills co-ordinator at the College. This post involves running the existing College skills courses (basic and advanced) in conjunction with the numerous faculty members from around the country. Development of new courses is also part of the role and an interest in teaching and training using innovative

  • 13 September 2018

‘The Reflective Practitioner’ Joint AoMRC, COPMED, GMC and MSC Guidance launched

Sep 13
2018

This guidance has been produced jointly by the Academy, the Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans (COPMED), the General Medical Council (GMC) and the Medical Schools Council (MSC). This guidance supersedes the interim guidance produced by the Academy and COPMED in March 2018. The guidance was developed following calls from doctors, responsible officers and appraisers, for

  • 13 September 2018

How to protect patients and NHS staff against influenza infection

Sep 13
2018

Flu immunisation remains the most effective method to help protect against influenza infection. Along with other interventions, influenza immunisation is an important tool in preventing and controlling respiratory infections in healthcare settings. Public Health England estimates that an average 8,000 people die from flu in England each year. Some years that figure reaches 14,000. That’s

  • 13 September 2018

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists extends the reach of the Part 1 FRCOphth examination to Trinidad and Tobago from January 2019

Sep 12
2018

The prestigious Part 1 FRCOphth examination is a renowned career enhancer and a recognised demonstration of expertise in ophthalmology.  For the first time the exam is being brought to the Caribbean by RCOphth. On Monday 14 January 2019, the first sitting will be hosted by the local British Council and held at the School of

  • 12 September 2018

Become the College’s next CESR Faculty Lead

Sep 12
2018

The College is looking to recruit a CESR Faculty Lead to take forward work on behalf of the College from January 2019. This is also an opportunity to be involved with the Training Committee and to contribute to work streams on flexibility and transferability of skills and future changes to the CESR route developed by

  • 12 September 2018