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The Dr Sadhu Ram Gupta MBE Award for international (non-UK) examination candidates

Jul 19
2021

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new annual award for international candidates that take our FRCOphth examinations. For 2021, the Dr Sadhu Ram Gupta MBE Award will be given to the best performing non-UK examination candidate who has completed the Part 2 FRCOphth Written examination. From 2022,

  • 19 July 2021

Medical leaders urge caution as risk remains as restrictions lift.

Jul 12
2021

Medical leaders are asking people to continue to show caution and take a responsible approach as restrictions lift. The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AOMRC) and its member organisations – as the professional voice of doctors – are repeating the advice that it is sensible for the protection of other people to continue to wear

  • 12 July 2021

RCOphth Annual Congress 2022 – Call for sessions

Jul 08
2021

The College is planning a hybrid Congress for 2022, to be held live at the the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), Glasgow and simultaneously live streamed from 23 to 26 May. Suggestions for parallel sessions The Scientific Committee are looking for suggestions for parallel sessions. These are 60, 90 or 120 minutes long and will take

  • 8 July 2021

Eye Journal is having a big impact

Jul 08
2021

‘As the Editor-in Chief of Eye, it is my great pleasure to announce a big jump in Eye’s impact factor this year. Special thanks go to the editorial board members, reviewers and authors who generously contribute to Eye’. Professor Sobha Sivaprasad, Editor-in-Chief Eye’s 2020 Impact Factor is now 3.775; a big jump up from 2.455

  • 8 July 2021

First national epidemiological study in childhood visual disability (BCVISG) wins Ulverscroft David Owen prize

Jul 06
2021

The paper reports the findings of the British Childhood Vision Impairment and Blindness study (BCVISG) which relied on ophthalmologists and paediatricians across the UK’s four nations reporting newly diagnosed children with VI/SVIBL through the British Ophthalmological Study Unit (BOSU) and the equivalent national paediatric surveillance unit (BPSU). This is the first national study anywhere in

  • 6 July 2021