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Eye Journal joint symposium with the American Academy of Ophthalmologists’ Aging Committee

Nov 05
2018

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, specifically the Eye editorial team, hosted a joint symposium with the American Academy of Ophthalmologists’ Aging Committee at the AAO 2018 meeting in Chicago in October. This session reviewed the differences in the management and treatment between the United Kingdom and the United States on the most common ophthalmic conditions

  • 5 November 2018

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists responds to NHS Improvement’s consultation on national tariff changes

Nov 01
2018

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has published its response to NHS Improvement’s consultation on national tariff changes, which is now available to view publicly online – RCOphth Response: 2019/20 payment reform proposals The response highlights how the current national tariff system adversely affects follow up patients. The College remains concerned with the continued process of front

  • 1 November 2018

The Gambia National Eye Health Survey: exciting opportunity for ophthalmologists to participate, January – May 2019

Oct 24
2018

Two National Surveys of Visual Impairment and Blindness in The Gambia were undertaken in 1986 and 1996. The former of which provided baseline data for the inception of The Gambia’s National Eye Health Programme (NEHP). There have been major developments in eye health service provision in the last 20 years, whilst the population has also

  • 24 October 2018

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges outlines priorities for NHS England’s proposed 10 year plan

Oct 19
2018

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) has contributed to the Academy’s response to the proposed 10 year plan to deliver improvements in the NHS. Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, wishes to ensure that Medical Royal Colleges (MRCs) and clinicians are key contributors to the planning process. The Academy has collated

  • 19 October 2018

GOC Vacancy – Education Visitor Panel members

Oct 10
2018

The GOC have extended the deadline to apply to join their Education Visitor Panel, are are seeking two ophthalmologists alongside two dispensing ophthalmologists. From the GOC: This is an exciting time for optical education quality assurance. As the optical sector evolves our Education Strategic Review will make sure that we continue to protect the public

  • 10 October 2018