The workforce calculator tool has been designed to predict the staffing requirements for different patient pathways to serve the local population needs. It provides detail on number of surgical lists, and the total annual and weekly ophthalmologist sessions needed, taking into account the primary eye care workforce.
Ophthalmology accounts for around 6% of all NHS procedures, with 700,000 elective admissions per year of which 400,000 are cataracts and over 95% are day cases in England. This document will concentrate on the facilities and equipment for provision of ophthalmic major surgery but will touch on requirements for minor operation (see also RCOphth Standards for intravitreal injections).
This document lays out the recommended pathway for units to diagnose children who have undergone the child visual screening.
This manual covers the process of how the RCOphth develops commissioning guidance including guidance development group recruitment, writing process and peer review.
An audit tool which can be used to assess the quality and safety of an eye clinic.
This document intends to provide a glossary and basic introduction to the multiple facets of healthcare informatics and provides references for further reading.
This document highlights the cost effectivesness of performing strabisums surgery on adults and the evidence against the rationing on non-clinical grounds.
This document provides consensus guidance on good practice for urgent and emergency secondary ophthalmic care. Principles for such care delivered in the community are briefly outlined at the end of the document.
This document provides advice to clinicains on referring suspected ocular oncology cases to the nationally designated ocular oncology centres.