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Consultations

This page contains an archive of Consultation documents to which the Royal College of Ophthalmologists has responded and is updated as new responses are issued.

Upon completion, responses to consultation documents issued by the RCOphth will be added to this page.

RCOphth responses to external consultations

Consultation Issued by Response Date of response
Updating our expectations of newly qualified doctors in the UK: reviewing the Outcomes for graduates GMC RCOphth Response: Reviewing the Outcome for Graduates 18 Jan 2018
Regulation of medical associate professions Department of Health Consultation Response on regulating Medical Associates 27 Nov 2017

Laser Pointers: Call for Evidence

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy RCOphth response: Laser Pointers Call for Evidence 5 Oct 2017
APPG on Eye Health and Visual Impairment Call for Evidence APPG on Eye Health and Visual Impairment RCOphth response: APPG on Eye Health and Visual Impairment Call for Evidence 4 Oct 2017
Consultation on Prescribing and Standards for Medicines Management NMC RCOphth response: Consultation on Prescribing and Standards for Medicines Management 14 Sept 2017
Macular Degeneration Guidance NICE RCOphth response: Macular Degeneration Guidelines 24 Aug 2017
Clinical Commissioning Policy Proposition: Keratoprosthesis for corneal blindness NHS England RCOphth response: Clinical Commissioning Policy Proposition – Keratoprosthesis for corneal blindness 23 Aug 2017
Child Health Events Project PRSB RCOphth response: Child Health Events Project 9 Aug 2017
Our Next Phase of Regulation – Consultation 2 CQC RCOphth resonse: Our Next Phase of Regulation – Consultation 2 8 Aug 2017
Call for Evidence on Eye Health and preventing Sight Loss in London London Assembly Health Committee RCOphth response: Call for Evidence on Eye Health and preventing Sight Loss in London 31 July 2017
Cataracts in Adults: Management NICE RCOphth response: Cataracts in Adults – Management 12 July 2017
Glaucoma: Diagnosis and Management (update) NICE RCOphth response: Glaucoma – Diagnosis and Management (update) 12 July 2017
Equality and Human Rights Consultation – NICE TA – Adalimumab and Dexamethasone for Treating Non-Infectious Uveitis NI Department of Health RCOphth response: Equality and Human Rights Consultation – NICE TA – Adalimumab and Dexamethasone for Treating Non-Infectious Uveitis 12 July 2017
Medical Licensing Assesment GMC RCOphth response: Introducing a Medical Licensing Assessment  28 April 2017
General Optical Council’s Education Strategic Review Call for Evidence General Optical Council RCOphth response: General Optical Council’s Education Strategic Review Call for Evidence  31 Mar 2017
Accessible Information Standard Review: Survey for health and social care professionals, and organisations commissioning or providing NHS or adult social care services NHS England RCOphth response – Accessible Information Standard Review: Survey for health and social care professionals, and organisations commissioning or providing NHS or adult social care services  7 Mar 2017
Improving lives – Work, Health and Disability Green Paper Department for Work and Pensions & Department of Health RCOphth response: Improving lives – Work, Health and Disability Green Paper 16 Feb 2017
The Modern Outpatient – A Collaborative Approach NHS Scotland RCOphth response: The Modern Outpatient – A Collaborative Approach 1 Feb 2017
Our Next Phase of Regulation Care Quality Commission RCOphth response: Our Next Phase of Regulation 30/01/2017
Interim Clinical Commissioning Policy Proposition – Adalimumab for Adults with Severe Refractory Uveitis NHS England RCOphth response: Interim Clinical Commissioning Policy Proposition – Adalimumab
for Adults with Severe Refractory Uveitis
30/01/2017
New National Health and Social Care Standards Scottish Government RCOphth response: New National Health and Social Care Standards 23 Jan 2017
GOC draft Strategic Plan for 2017 to 2020 General Optical Council RCOphth response: GOC draft Strategic Plan for 2017 to 2020 23 Jan 2017
Criteria for Reconfiguring Health and Social Care Services NI Department of Health RCOphth response: Criteria for Reconfiguring Health and Social Care Services 23 Jan 2017
Commissioning Policies – Funding of Treatment outside of Clinical Commissioning Policy or Mandated NICE Guidance NHS England RCOphth Response: Commissioning Policies – Funding of Treatment outside of Clinical Commissioning Policy or Mandated NICE Guidance 15 Jan 2017
De-Identification Data Items SCCI RCOphth response: De-Identification Data Items 15 Dec 2016
National tariff payment system 2017/18 to 2018/19 NHS Improvement RCOphth response: National tariff payment system 2017/18 to 2018/19 30 Nov 2016
Proposals for changes to the arrangements for evaluating and funding drugs and other health technologies appraised through NICE’s Technology Appraisal and Highly Specialised Technologies programmes  NICE RCOphth response: Proposals for changes to the arrangements for evaluating and funding drugs and other health technologies appraised through NICE’s Technology Appraisal and Highly Specialised Technologies programmes  15 Nov 2016
Scope of performance assessments of providers regulated by the Care Quality Commission Department of Health RCOphth response: Scope of performance assessments of providers regulated by the Care Quality Commission   13 Oct 2016
Developing the UK Medical Register General Medical Council RCOphth response: Developing the UK Medical Register 7 Oct 2016
Supplementary Guidance on Consent General Optical Council RCOphth response: Supplementary Guidance on Consent 6 Sept 2016
Supplementary Guidance on the Duty of Candour General Optical Council RCOphth response: Supplementary Guidance on the Duty of Candour  6 Sept 2016
Review of Data Security,Consent and Opt-Outs National Data Guardian RCOphth response: Data Security, Consent and Opt-Outs 7 Aug 2016
Evidence Directorate Strategic Plan 2016-2020 Healthcare Improvement Scotland RCOphth response: Evidence Directorate Strategic Plan 2016-2020 1 Aug 2016
Proposed revisions to Clinical Reference Groups NHS England RCOphth response: Proposed revisions to Clinical Reference Groups 10 Mar 2016
Consultation on changes to HSCIC Statistics 2016/17 – 2018/19 HSCIC RCOphth response: Consultation on changes to HSCIC Statistics 2016/17 – 2018/19 27 June 2016
Draft standards for the use of exemptions by orthoptists to sell, supply and administer medicines HCPC RCOphth response: Use of exemptions by orthoptists to sell, supply and administer medicines 3 May 2016
Specialised Services Commission – Call for Written Submissions Specialised Services Commission RCOphth response: Specialised Services Commission – Call for Evidence 28 Jan 2016
Age-related macular degeneration: diagnosis and management NICE RCOphth response: Age-related macular degeneration:  Diagnosis and Management 8 May 2015