Committees and Groups
The following committees, sub-committees and groups are responsible for the development and maintenance of policies and standards in ophthalmology. Much of this work is carried out by the standing committees who report to Council. The RCOphth 2020 Diary Dates provides dates of committee and group meetings and examinations taking place. Education (standing committee) Awards and
The Examinations Committee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists is currently chaired by Mr Robert Taylor. It is made up of College Officers, Senior Examiners, Council Members, a trainee representative, a SAS representative, a lay representative and other Fellows of the College (by secondment). There are a number of sub-committees under the auspices of the
Professional Standards Committee
The College’s Royal Charter states that one of the main functions of the College is the maintenance of “proper professional standards in the practice of ophthalmology for the benefit of the general public.” The term “professional standards” encompasses a very wide range of matters which impinge on the professional lives of ophthalmologists and the workload
The Education Committee of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is currently chaired by Miss Melanie Corbett. It is made up of College Officers, the Lead Postgraduate Dean, a trainee representative, Council Members, and other Fellows of the College (by secondment). There are several standing sub-committees and groups working under the auspices of the Education Committee.