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SEE International MSICS Course 2018

Dec 13
2017

Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) has become the dominant model of cataract extraction in the developing world, but it has not as yet found its place in UK ophthalmic practice. Opportunities to train in this technique are available internationally, but given the relatively low number of UK patients for whom this technique is preferable

  • 13 December 2017

Literature Searching e-learning is live

Dec 13
2017

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare has worked with librarians at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, to develop e-learning modules to support health and social care professionals to find evidence for their work and study. The modules have been developed for clinical and non-clinical staff to help build confidence

  • 13 December 2017

RCOphth Safety Announcement: BSS and Open Systems for Injectable Medicines

Dec 13
2017

Following reported errors of drug misidentification  in other specialties causing serious harm, when an injectable medication was decanted into an ‘open system’, eg a gallipot, before administration, NHS Improvement has expressed concerns to RCOphth about the widespread practice during cataract surgery of decanting BSS (balanced salt solution) from the infusion bag into a gallipot at

  • 13 December 2017

Predictors of long-term neurological outcomes in non-accidental head injury – (Predictors of long-term neurological outcomes in non-accidental head injury, Published online: 2017-12-08; | doi:10.1038/eye.2017.266)

Dec 08
2017

Predictors of long-term neurological outcomes in non-accidental head injury Predictors of long-term neurological outcomes in non-accidental head injury, Published online: 08 December 2017; doi:10.1038/eye.2017.266 Predictors of long-term neurological outcomes in non-accidental head injury

  • 8 December 2017

‘On the capability and nomenclature of the Boston Keratoprosthesis type II’ – (‘On the capability and nomenclature of the Boston Keratoprosthesis type II’, Published online: 2017-12-08; | doi:10.1038/eye.2017.288)

Dec 08
2017

‘On the capability and nomenclature of the Boston Keratoprosthesis type II’ ‘On the capability and nomenclature of the Boston Keratoprosthesis type II’, Published online: 08 December 2017; doi:10.1038/eye.2017.288 ‘On the capability and nomenclature of the Boston Keratoprosthesis type II’

  • 8 December 2017