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Redeployment considerations during the latest pandemic surge

COVID-19 has led to a national lockdown in the New Year with increased infection rates putting immense pressure on frontline services which has meant the redeployment of ophthalmic staff, including ophthalmologists in training is already taking place. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists recognises that this is a necessary step to support the overall critical response

Wellbeing support and information

The RCOphth believes that everyone should be treated with respect, supported and encouraged to do their best.  NHS staff, at all levels, should work in an environment and culture of learning and improving to maintain high standards of patient care. The 2019 NHS staff survey showed that 19 per cent of staff have experienced bullying

New GMC guidance outlines clear steps to better support disabled doctors

Disabled doctors and medical students can expect greater support to pursue their careers, following new guidance published by the General Medical Council (GMC). The regulator has advised medical schools and training providers of the steps they should put in place to make sure all students and trainee doctors, including those with disabilities, are able fulfil