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RCOphth COVID-19 guidance on restoring ophthalmology services

Healthcare services are now planning how to move from full lockdown with severely restricted activities to re-opening services. However, there will be continuing and potentially variable levels of restrictions for potentially many months.  Issues related to physical distancing and infection control procedures are also likely to limit available capacity. There will need to be a phased approach

RCOphth COVID-19 clinical guidance and national information

RCOphth is publishing continually updated guidance and advice for ophthalmology services during the COVID-19 pandemic. On this page are clinical guidance and national advice. Other useful sources of information: RCOphth guidance on restoring ophthalmology services contains guidance on recovery and restoration of services COVID-19 e-resources including webinars and podcasts related to COVID-19 Guidance for trainees can be

Bayer Ophthalmology Honours launched at Annual Congress 2015

Bayer launches its new awards programme which aims to recognise and celebrate outstanding work in ophthalmology in the UK Newbury, Monday 18 May 2015 – A new awards programme, Bayer Ophthalmology Honours, has been launched today by Bayer HealthCare at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ Annual Congress. The programme aims to recognise and celebrate, on an

HRH The Duke of York, KG officially opens the new headquarters of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

The Duke, patron of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, opened the new home of the College on Friday 6 March and took a tour of the state-of-the-art training and skills centre, reviewing some aspects of the training required by medical doctors to qualify as ophthalmologists of the future. Professor Carrie MacEwen, the tenth President of

Education & Training

Surgical Ophthalmology Ophthalmologists undergo extensive training and the typical training route for would-be ophthalmologists is: five years at medical school leading to a degree in medicine – Thinking about a career in Ophthalmology  two years as a newly-qualified doctor – Foundation Training programme seven years of Ophthalmic Specialist Training (OST) The College is integral to the training of