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Supporting access to cataract surgical training for ophthalmologists in training

Oct 02

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists recognises that reduced access to cataract surgical training opportunities, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, is impacting on the surgical experience of our ophthalmologists in training. NHS eye units continue to deliver cataract surgery but the COVID 19 pandemic has increased the pressure for additional capacity and this has led to

  • 2 October 2020

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges calls for prioritisation of professional examinations for clinicians alongside direct clinical care during COVID 19 pandemic

Oct 01

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, along with the Statutory Education Bodies in all four nations, recognise the huge pressures on the NHS in these difficult times and that healthcare professionals have worked tirelessly to ensure that the best possible care continues to be delivered to our patients. However, this depends on clinicians continuing to

  • 1 October 2020

Nominations for 2021 RCOphth Honorary Fellows Opens

Sep 28

Members of the College are invited to submit nominations for Honorary Fellowships for 2021. The award of Honorary Fellow is the highest accolade that the College can bestow. It recognises those who have made a significant contribution to the field of ophthalmology. Eligible individuals can be from any field of ophthalmic science, research or medicine

  • 28 September 2020

Ophthalmology e-learning – Intermediate phacoemulsification course now live

Sep 23

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) has worked in partnership with the Royal College of Ophthalmologists to add a new course to the Eye-Site e-learning programme. The new course – Eye-Site 14 – is on intermediate phacoemulsification. This session builds on the skills learned in the basic microsurgical skills course Eye-Site 01 and

  • 23 September 2020

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges advocate swift action to mitigate a disastrous second wave of COVID 19

Sep 21

Following todays briefing by Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty and Chief Scientific Advisor Sir Patrick Vallance, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) has issued the following statement: The message today from Professor Chris Whitty, the Chief Medical Officer and Sir Patrick Valance, the Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor, was powerful and urgent. It is

  • 21 September 2020