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Standards & Guidance

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists develops high quality resources including clinical guidelines, commissioning guidance and recommendations to maintain standards of patient care.

Principles for the restarting of elective care services: Personal protective equipment (PPE) and Aerosol Generating Procedures (AGP) principles for ophthalmology

As we all restart our elective services and remodel them there are many challenges and new concerns as well as those which were particularly worrying during the peak of the pandemic. These pricniples provide a foundation for clinical teams to decide appropraite PPE for a breadth of ophthlamic procedures depending on the COVID risk of their pathways.