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Bayer opens applications for Ophthalmology Honours

11 May 2016

Following the success of 2015’s inaugural Ophthalmology Honours, applications for 2016’s round is now open.

For the second year, Bayer is proud to present the Ophthalmology Honours awards programme which is now open for entry. These awards recognise and celebrate, on an annual basis, the outstanding work being carried out by multi-disciplinary teams in ophthalmology throughout the UK.

Last year, NHS Tayside were judged as winner of the Best Ophthalmology Team award. Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust took home the Best Patient Support or Education Initiative award. Manchester Royal Eye Hospital’s Emergency Macula OCT traige service won Best Ophthalmology Care Innovation. Janet Sear was named Ophthalmology Unsung Hero and Terri Wainman as Outstanding Ophthalmology Nurse or Allied Health Professional. The Judges’ Special Award went to TEAMeD.

The Ophthalmology Honours identify exceptional initiatives that demonstrate clinical excellence and innovation in ophthalmology, and recognise exceptional individuals who improve the quality of care provided to patients and the patient experience.

For further information on the categories, judging process and to download an entry form please visit:

Closing date for entries is Friday 19 August 2016.

RCOphth Members can view Winter 2016’s College News to read a full report on last year’s Awards.