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2018 Clinical Excellence Awards

Jan 10
2018

The 2017 Clinical Excellence Awards Round results were announced in late December 2017.  ACCEA have now announced that the 2018 round will open on Tuesday 13 February 2018 and will close at 1700 hours on Thursday 12 April 2018. Consultants in England and Wales who wish to apply for a National Award are advised to

  • 10 January 2018

European Board of Ophthalmology recruiting for examiners

Jan 04
2018

With ever-increasing numbers expected to sit the European Board of Ophthalmology exam in 2018, the EBO are seeking to recruit more examiners. All previous EBO examiners that still meet the requirements are only required complete the application form online: http://www.ebo-online.org/ebo-exam/criteria-to-apply-as-an-ebo-examiner/. New examiners must complete the application form and also include the following: Short motivation letter

  • 4 January 2018

Christopher Liu receives OBE in recognition of services to ophthalmology

Jan 04
2018

Professor Christopher Liu has been appointed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Services to Ophthalmology. Christopher Liu is senior Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Sussex Eye Hospital in Brighton.  He has served as a consultant there for over twenty-two years.  More recently

  • 4 January 2018

Andrew Lotery finishes as Editor-in-Chief of Eye Journal

Dec 21
2017

Andrew Lotery has reached the end of 10 years as Editor in Chief of the College’s scientific Journal, Eye. He has reflected on his time in this role in an article printed in December’s Edition of Eye. It has been a great privilege to be editor in chief (EiC) of Eye for the last 10 years and prior

  • 21 December 2017

Government consultation on opt-out system for organ and tissue donation

Dec 20
2017

The Government has launched a consultation on a proposal to change the consent for organ and tissue donation to an ‘opt out system’. Although 8 out of 10 people say they would want to donate their organs and tissue after their death, most people never register to be organ donors. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

  • 20 December 2017