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Scottish Government trials Global Citizenship posts – A new way of working

In 2016 The Scottish Government set out proposals for encouraging the nation to be more outward looking and as such established a Global Citizenship programme. Global Citizenship is all about understanding the pressing issues facing our world and working collaboratively at home and abroad to come up with constructive solutions. In recognition that it would

Working in Britain for non-UK doctors

The National Health Service (NHS) The NHS (in England and Wales) is the means by which health care is delivered to the population. Health care is free of charge at the point of delivery, funded through general taxation. Provision of health care takes place in two main ways: primary and secondary care. Primary care is

VISION 2020 Links Programme

The VISION 2020 Links Programme was launched in 2004 within the International Centre for Eye Health linking eye health institutions in the UK with overseas eye centres. The programme is designed to build the skills and capacity of eye institutions in developing countries, principally in Africa where the need is particularly great. The Programme will

International Strategy

The work of the RCOphth International Sub-Committee supports the College’s members working in eye health throughout the world. The College has been actively involved in international work over the past 31 years and is keen to support those wishing to travel overseas. Our new Rough Guide to Working and Volunteering Overseas offers advice and guidance