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RCOphth endorses the APPG report ‘See the Light’ that highlights continuing crisis in hospital eye services

Jun 11
2018

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists endorses the APPG Eye Health and Visual Impairment report, ‘See the Light’, but says the crisis is not new Patients across England are losing sight due to delayed and cancelled eye care appointments The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth), a key partner in the development of the ‘See the Light’

  • 11 June 2018

The T.F.C. Frost Charitable Trust awards of up to £40,000 now open – apply by 10 September 2018

Jun 05
2018

The Trust has been established since 1966 to provide grants and scholarships to universities and hospitals for research into eye disease. This year, applications should be submitted by 10 September, with details of the proposed research programme, curriculum vitae and required funding. Awards will be made strictly on merit up to a maximum of £40,000 in each case.

  • 5 June 2018

Letter from AoMRC to Editor of The Times

Jun 04
2018

The following was sent to the Editor of The Times newspaper from Professor Carrie MacEwen as chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. The Times have subsequently published this article regarding NHS funding. Dear Sir As we approach the 70th birthday of the NHS and the Prime Minister prepares to set out a long­term

  • 4 June 2018

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers announce five ophthalmologists in training award winners

May 31
2018

The WCSM Education Trust, a charity founded by The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers to support education and training is pleased to announce the grant of five travel awards to ophthalmologists in training. The competition was launched for the first time in March to encourage young ophthalmologists who have had a poster or paper accepted

  • 31 May 2018

Inaugural RCOphth Management and Leadership Seminar a hit with attendees

May 31
2018

With a growing need for ophthalmologists to take on greater management and leadership roles in today’s NHS, the inaugural ‘Management and Leadership in Ophthalmology’ seminar was a welcome addition to the College’s meeting diary, aimed to facilitate effective joint working of clinicians and managers. The seminar was held at the College and it was fully

  • 31 May 2018