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‘Top tips’ for new consultants

Sep 02

Are you an experienced consultant? What do you now wish you had known when you first qualified? We’d like to hear your ‘Top tips’. ‘Tips’ for new consultants We’re asking experienced consultants to share one piece of advice with new consultants as we open bookings for our training course for new consultants. Wait to make

  • 2 September 2021

Atlas of variation in risk factors and healthcare for vision in England

Aug 18

This new ‘Vision Atlas’ represents the first Public Health England (PHE) output solely focused on eye health. Ophthalmology is the largest outpatient specialty in England. The atlas shows there were 9 million outpatient attendances for vision in 2019/20. Look at the Atlas of variation New analyses of hospital eye services The atlas brings together 32

  • 18 August 2021

Resources to help you deliver safe, sustainable and efficient cataract surgery

Jun 28

In conjunction with the release of our Joint statement: Interim recommendations to discharge patients following routine uncomplicated cataract surgery with The College of Optometrists, we want to highlight RCOphth resources that will help members deliver safe, sustainable, and efficient cataract services.  Cataract surgery is the UK’s most common elective operation, with approximately half a million

  • 28 June 2021

Glaucoma, Isolation and Kindness: the role opthamologists play in creating a brighter world 

Mar 11

We asked Professor Peter Shah (BSc (Hons), MB ChB, FRCOphth, FRCP Edin, MA (Distinction), Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham Institute for Glaucoma Research, Institute of Translational Medicine, UHB. Visiting Professor at University College London, Honorary Professor of Glaucoma, Centre for Health & Social Care Improvement, University of Wolverhampton and

  • 11 March 2021

Scaling up video consultation capabilities in ophthalmology services: The experience at Moorfields

Sep 08

By Peter Thomas, David Probert and Hugh McCaughey The NHS Long Term Plan set out NHS England and NHS Improvement’s ambition to transform outpatient appointments. With the onset of the Covid-19 outbreak, these efforts were accelerated with all NHS trusts and foundation trusts supported to roll out video consultations to their patients. The technology is

  • 8 September 2020