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Consultations

Find out how RCOphth has responded to consultations that impact ophthalmic patient services and the workforce.

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists responds to important consultations about proposed new systems, legislative changes, patient services or the training of workforce amongst other key areas that impact the health care system.  We collaborate with all members, subspecialty groups, patient groups, charities and other organisations to ensure a relevant and unbiased response.

You may view archived consultation responses here.

CONSULTATION ISSUED BY RESPONSE RESPONSE DATE
2019/20 payment reform proposals NHS Improvement RCOphth response: 2019/20 payment reform proposals 26 Oct 2018
Serious eye disorders: Quality standard National Institute for Health and Care Excellence RCOphth response: Serious eye disorders 28 Sep 2018
Developing the Long Term Plan for the NHS NHS England RCOphth response: NHSE 10 Year Plan 21 Sep 2018
Continuing Education & Training General Optical Council RCOphth response: Continuing Education & Training 11 Sep 2018
Evidence Based Interventions NHS England RCOphth response: Evidence Based Interventions 3 Sep 2018
Workforce Strategy Health Education England RCOphth response: HEE Workforce Strategy 23 Mar 2018
Consultation on introducing ‘opt-out’ consent for organ and tissue donation in England Department of Health & Social Care RCOphth response: Consultation on introducing ‘opt-out’ consent for organ and tissue donation in England 23 Feb 2018
Inquiry on the long-term funding and provision of adult social care Housing, Communities & Local Government Committee RCOphth response: Inquiry on the long-term funding and provision of adult social care 23 Feb 2018
Conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed in primary care NHS England RCOphth response: Conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed in primary care 9 Feb 2018
Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation Department of Health & Social Care RCOphth response: Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation 22 Jan 2018
Updating our expectations of newly qualified doctors in the UK: Reviewing the outcomes for graduates General Medical Council RCOphth response: Reviewing the outcome for graduates 18 Jan 2018