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New OCCCF curriculum launched to support professional development of the multi-disciplinary eye health team

The Ophthalmic Common Clinical Competency Framework (OCCCF) set out standards for a systematic patient-centred approach to multi-disciplinary education and training, ensuring standardised and recognised competences across ophthalmic secondary care locations in the UK. The Framework has since been developed into a curriculum, covering four clinical areas: cataract, glaucoma, medical retina and acute & emergency eye care.

RCOphth is recruiting two clinicians to develop a new curriculum for the expanded ophthalmic multidisciplinary team – be part of a high-profile project

Following announcement of the Health Education England (HEE) funding to develop the Ophthalmology Common Clinical Competency Framework (OCCCF) standards, RCOphth is now recruiting two clinicians to join the high profile project team. Members will recall that in 2016, Carrie MacEwen, then President, led the development of the OCCCF in partnership with the Royal College of Nursing,

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists receives new funding to support eye health workforce development

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has received funding to develop the Ophthalmology Common Clinical Competency Framework (OCCCF) to become a reality, enabling further development of an ophthalmology-led multidisciplinary workforce to meet the increasing demands on the hospital eye service. The RCOphth will lead on this collaborative project with the Royal College of Nursing, the College