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BOSU News: No 32. Spring 2018

Mar 20
2018

Welcome to the first BOSU News for 2018. This year marks our coming of age as we enter our 21st year of rare disease surveillance in the UK. In this issue we have summarised the results of our 20-year evaluation. The most noteworthy of which are the high levels of utilisation of study findings and

  • 20 March 2018

BenevolentAI and Group of UK Charities Partner to Find Cure for Blindness

Mar 20
2018

Partnership aims to find a cure for the leading cause of sight loss in the UK – age-related macular degeneration. BenevolentAI and Action Against AMD, a group of UK sight loss charities, have announced their partnership to use BenevolentAI’s technology to find treatments and a potential cure for the leading cause of blindness in the

  • 20 March 2018

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists release first National Data Set in Refractive Surgery

Mar 12
2018

Following the release of Professional Standards for Refractive Surgery and a comprehensive set of informative patient information in April 2017, the RCOphth has now released a national data set to be used by clinics offering refractive surgery. A national data set defines a standard set of information and data to be collected which is generated

  • 12 March 2018

Election of regional representatives to RCOphth Council

Mar 07
2018

Following a second call for nominations, the new regional representatives to Council were elected unopposed and will take up their posts following the 2018 AGM at Congress in May. Mr Michael Adams – Oxford Mrs Manjunath – North Mr Ashwin Reddy – North East Thames Continuing in post until the AGM will be Mr Martin Leyland

  • 7 March 2018

Workshop Review: National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) workshop

Mar 05
2018

This was a one day workshop held on Wednesday 21 February 2018, chaired by Professor John Sparrow, Clinical lead for NOD audit. The day was a means of information and debate and included topics covering the origins of the audit and recommendations to support data validation and completeness.  The risk indicators and risk model /adjustments were

  • 5 March 2018