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Be part of the new national AMD Audit Advisory Group – Open Call for applications

Oct 08
2020

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is calling for applications for membership of the new national Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Audit Advisory Group. As an Advisory Group member, you will support the Clinical Lead, Martin McKibbin and project manager, Lynne Sanders, in developing the national AMD audit. The Advisory Group will work in partnership with

  • 8 October 2020

Supporting access to cataract surgical training for ophthalmologists in training

Oct 02
2020

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists recognises that reduced access to cataract surgical training opportunities, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, is impacting on the surgical experience of our ophthalmologists in training. NHS eye units continue to deliver cataract surgery but the COVID 19 pandemic has increased the pressure for additional capacity and this has led to

  • 2 October 2020

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges calls for prioritisation of professional examinations for clinicians alongside direct clinical care during COVID 19 pandemic

Oct 01
2020

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, along with the Statutory Education Bodies in all four nations, recognise the huge pressures on the NHS in these difficult times and that healthcare professionals have worked tirelessly to ensure that the best possible care continues to be delivered to our patients. However, this depends on clinicians continuing to

  • 1 October 2020

Nominations for 2021 RCOphth Honorary Fellows Opens

Sep 28
2020

Members of the College are invited to submit nominations for Honorary Fellowships for 2021. The award of Honorary Fellow is the highest accolade that the College can bestow. It recognises those who have made a significant contribution to the field of ophthalmology. Eligible individuals can be from any field of ophthalmic science, research or medicine

  • 28 September 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on Ophthalmology Clinical Research in the UK and support via the NIHR RESTART Framework

Sep 24
2020

Prior to COVID, approximately 80% of Trusts were engaged with at least one study, with on average 15,000 patients recruited to Ophthalmology studies per year. The NIHR’s Ophthalmology Specialty Group (OSG) for the Clinical Research Network has been working closely with its regional leads across the UK to support the sites where 41% of portfolio

  • 24 September 2020