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Eurovision – largest analysis of self-reported vision impairment in Europe

Oct 08
2020

Coinciding with World Sight Day today, a group of researchers from the UK from Cambridge, Belfast and Ulster have published in Acta Ophthalmologica the largest analysis of self-reported vision impairment in Europe. Named EUROVISION and funded by the European Commission, the group report today on the numbers of people who report problems with their eyesight

  • 8 October 2020

Martin McKibbin appointed Clinical Lead for the new AMD Audit

Oct 08
2020

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has committed to a three year project to develop an AMD national audit, supported by funding from the Macular Society for the first six months. We are delighted to announce Martin McKibbin, leading AMD specialist, St. James’s University Hospital, Leeds as Clinical Lead. Martin was the AMD lead for the

  • 8 October 2020

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