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General Optical Council recruiting for medical practitioners to committees

Nov 30
2017

The General Optical Council (GOC) is seeking to appoint one registered medical practitioner for each of their companies, education, standards and investigation committees. For these roles, the applicant must be registered with the GMC to be eligible to apply. Applicants could be an ophthalmologist or a doctor working in a different area with an understanding

  • 30 November 2017

Paediatric Ocular Inflammation Group (POIG)

Nov 29
2017

POIG is being formed in order to support the development of the evidence base necessary to inform management strategies, service commissioning and service delivery for children with ocular inflammatory disorders. The rarity of the individual disorders, which together constitute a significant cause of morbidity, is an obstacle to impactful biomedical research. This is particularly true

  • 29 November 2017

Eye Care in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Nov 29
2017

Produced in collaboration with the Intensive Care Society, the Eye Care in Intensive Care Unit guidance provides advice for clinical staff involved in eye care in the ICU. It is primarily intended to help non-ophthalmic ICU staff to: protect the eye in vulnerable patients, thus preventing ICU-related eye problems identify disease affecting the eye in

  • 29 November 2017

NEW Defined Guidance for the use of Serum Eye Drops

Nov 29
2017

Ocular Surface Disease with dry eye is a global public-health problem with significant impact on quality of life. Serum Eye Drops (SED) contain many nutritional factors that aid therapeutics. Across the NHS there is variation in practice, inequality of access to SED service and no regulated monitoring of outcome. This guideline sets out defined guidance

  • 29 November 2017

RCOphth and NIHR launch Researcher of the Year Awards 2018

Nov 29
2017

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and The National Institute for Health Research are pleased to announce the opening for applications of the 2018 RCOphth / NIHR Researcher of the Year awards. Applications are sought from Members and Fellows of the College who are engaged in clinical research in the course of their NHS duties. Clinical

  • 29 November 2017