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New funding from Health Education England for recovery of training programme

May 27
2021

For England Only Health Education England has published a statement to announce funding secured from the Department of Health & Social Care to support the recovery and reform plan for training programmes. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is delighted to welcome recognition that this vital work needs investment to support our doctors in training. RCOphth

  • 27 May 2021

National Ophthalmology Database Funding boost for new UK AMD Audit

May 24
2021

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) is delighted to announce that the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit: Age-Related Macular Degeneration has now received funding for three years, enabling this important programme of long-term research and data gathering to begin. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) remains a leading cause of sight impairment despite new treatment options. It

  • 24 May 2021

New report shows potential to improve cataract surgery outcomes through advanced IOL data reporting

May 20
2021

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) recommends eye care centres monitor their own data to identify how their use of Intraocular Lenses (IOLs) affects the rate of a post-operative cataract surgical complication known as Posterior Capsular Opacification (PCO). Read the RCOphth Feasibility study of Post-cataract Posterior Capsule Opacification Report 2021 New analysis of over 600,000

  • 20 May 2021

Safety Alert: Retinal vein occlusions post COVID vaccination

May 13
2021

The College supports the delivery of safe and good quality ophthalmic services. The RCOphth responds to changing aspects of eye care delivery by developing ophthalmic safety alerts. These alerts are designed to inform members to improve the quality and safety of services they provide and are based upon: changes to drug safety updated licencing of

  • 13 May 2021

RCOphth holds its first surgical skills week

Apr 29
2021

This series of evening webinar workshops (1-4 June 2021) are an opportunity for trainees to learn surgical skills in small groups. Trainees will be split into breakout rooms, which will enable high quality and tailored feedback for individuals on how they can develop their surgical practice. Each workshop will run from 18.00-19.30, so there will

  • 29 April 2021