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The Way Forward – a resource for collaborative working to review and redesign eye care services in the UK

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists publishes The Way Forward for the review and redesign of eye care services. The increasing demand for hospital eye services is not being met and continues to grow, currently ophthalmology deals with nearly 10% of all out-patient appointments and performing 6% of the overall surgery in the UK. The Way

The BOSU Surveillance Study Bursary for an ophthalmologist in Training 2016

With the kind support from The Red Trust and the Ross Foundation the BOSU is once again offering three research bursaries of £6000 to support ophthalmologists in training to undertake an epidemiological study of a rare eye condition through the British Ophthalmological Surveillance Unit or the Scottish Ophthalmological Surveillance Unit. The RED Trust BOSU Bursary–

Surveillance of Sight Loss due to delay in ophthalmic review in the UK: Frequency, cause and outcome

Abstract: Surveillance of Sight Loss due to delay in ophthalmic review in the UK: Frequency, cause and outcome Mr Barny Foot, Fellow – The British Ophthalmological Surveillance Unit (BOSU) Professor Caroline MacEwen – President, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Introduction The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and other patient safety organisations have identified concerns over patients

Response to NICE Guidelines Diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in children and young people 2015

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists welcomes the update Guidelines from NICE on Diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in children and young people 2015 The College is pleased that the updated Guidelines recognise that although background retinopathy (BDR) is not part of the screening target, this condition is diagnosed during the screening, and the results

How does a study get on to the reporting card?

The British Ophthalmological Surveillance Unit (BOSU) encourages anyone with a research interest to submit a proposal for a study to be included on the report card and if you have an idea it can be helpful to contact the unit for an informal discussion. The unit is always happy to offer advice and assistance to