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Seminar Review

Seminar Review: How to get research funded and published

Do you have a research idea you think could open new horizons in ophthalmology? Or do you need to finally publish your paper(s) and disseminate your findings? Do you desire to understand how to progress in an academic career, how to find funding or how to set up trials in your unit? Do you wish

Workshop Review: National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) workshop

This was a one day workshop held on Wednesday 21 February 2018, chaired by Professor John Sparrow, Clinical lead for NOD audit. The day was a means of information and debate and included topics covering the origins of the audit and recommendations to support data validation and completeness.  The risk indicators and risk model /adjustments were

Seminar Review: Can I drive doc? Driving standards in practice

This was a one day course organised and chaired by Mr Ian Pearce and Mr Bill Newman (via Skype). The morning session covered current visual standards for driving including exceptions. We also learned about the DVLA panel and appeal process Each lecture was very comprehensive and knowledge gained will be very useful in clinical practice.

Seminar review: Skills in Imaging, Diagnosis and Management of Retinal Diseases

Read the below seminar review written by Ambreen Kalhoro of Moorfields Eye Hospital for the RCOphth course which took place on 6&7 July 2017, “Skills in Imaging, Diagnosis and Management of Retinal Diseases” I recently attended the RCO course on ‘Skills in Imaging, Diagnosis and Management of Retinal Diseases – 6&7 July 2017’. I can

Event report: NIHR Clinical Research Network Ophthalmology Symposium, ARVO 2017, Baltimore, USA

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) held a lunchtime meeting at the recent Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) conference in Baltimore, USA, to promote the UK as a site for international research collaboration. This was an event to showcase the wealth of opportunities for clinical research within the NHS, and highlight