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Nominations for 2022 RCOphth Honorary Fellows Opens

Sep 22

Members of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) are invited to submit nominations for Honorary Fellowships for 2022. 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

  • 22 September 2021

Apply to be the Clinical Leads Chair and make an impact on eye care services

Sep 16

This forum is a way for ophthalmology unit clinical leads to liaise and discuss service delivery issues, successes, challenges and opportunities. It is one of the key engagement mechanism between the RCOphth and those responsible for the delivery of services in the UK and acts as a two-way communication and learning resources. ‘The Clinical Leads

  • 16 September 2021

Inequalities in Health Alliance calls on the PM to take action to ‘level up’ health

Sep 15

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) has today joined with other representatives of the Inequalities in Health Alliance (IHA) in a letter to the Prime Minister urging him to take bold action to ‘level up health’ in the next phase of pandemic recovery. The Alliance is calling for an explicit cross-government health inequalities strategy, with

  • 15 September 2021

Praise for the resilience shown by Ophthalmologists in training during the pandemic  

Sep 10

As 240 new Fellows were welcomed to The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) today, President Bernie Chang paid tribute to their resilience in pursuing their training whilst also stepping up to care for patients and support NHS colleagues during the pandemic.   At the annual RCOphth Admissions Ceremony today, diplomas were presented to doctors who have successfully passed the prestigious FRCOphth

  • 10 September 2021

RCOphth calls for action on workforce to reduce strain on ophthalmology services

Sep 07

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) has responded to a Health Education England (HEE) call for evidence to make the case for investment in the ophthalmology workforce to meet rapidly rising patient demand. Read our response in full here! Key points from our response The key points from our response are summarised below: Patient demand

  • 7 September 2021