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National Ophthalmology Database Audit annual report shows a 30% reduction in unadjusted Posterior Capsule Rupture rates

Aug 10

The second prospective National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit report on cataract surgery performed in England and Wales during the 2016 to 2017 audit year has been published. The report, which includes data on 183,812 eligible cataract operations, shows a 30% reduction in the unadjusted Posterior Capsule Rupture (PCR)* rate from 2.0% in 2010 to 1.4%

  • 10 August 2018

Winners of 30 Years of RCOphth Essay Prize Announced

Aug 01

As part of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ 30 year anniversary we have been asking members to contribute their experiences of College life and the profession of Ophthalmology. A celebratory award for Trainees was open to all currently in an OST programme, with a call for essay submissions on ‘A day in the life of

  • 1 August 2018

Maintaining Standards and Protecting Patients – Consultant Advisory Appointment Committees

Jul 24

The role of College Assessor on AACs is extremely important, with the appointment of every NHS consultant key to delivering the highest possible standards of care. The role of the College throughout the recruitment process is to help create good and safe working environments for newly appointed consultants and ensure that appointees are fully trained

  • 24 July 2018

SeeAbility releases new film for Learning Disability week

Jun 27

The national disability charity aims to encourage people with learning disabilities to look after their eyes and have regular sight tests, and eye care professionals to make reasonable adjustments so that people get the care they need. The theme for Learning Disability Week 2018 is health, and SeeAbility’s new film is about Leanne, a young

  • 27 June 2018

The Health Foundation Innovating for Improvement programme now open for applications

Jun 14

The Health Foundation has £1.7 million available for up to 23 clinical teams through the latest round of our Innovating for Improvement programme. The funding can be used to test and develop innovative ideas and approaches to improve health and social care delivery in the UK. The Foundation are particularly interested in applications that focus

  • 14 June 2018