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Consultation

NICE issue consultation on draft guideline on macular degeneration

Jul 13
2017

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has opened a consultation for their draft guideline on macular degeneration, closing 24 August 2017 at 17:00. The draft guideline provides advice on the management of people with AMD, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. It also provides guidance on tools available to diagnose and monitor AMD, and what information and support

  • 13 July 2017

Serum Eye Drops for the Treatment of Severe Ocular Surface Disease: Membership Consultation

Jun 02
2017

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists have, through a guideline development group (GDG) chaired by Miss Saaeha Rauz, produced a clinical guideline on Serum Eye Drops for the Treatment of Severe Ocular Surface Disease. A draft version of this guideline has now been released for consultation (documents below) and the College would welcome any comments or

  • 2 June 2017

NICE Draft guideline on cataracts in adults: management

May 12
2017

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has opened a consultation on draft guidelines for cataracts in adults, closing 23 June 2017 at 5pm. The guideline covers managing cataracts in adults aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care before, during and after cataract surgery by optimising service organisation, referral and surgical movement, and reducing complications.

  • 12 May 2017

Child vision screening resources consultation

Mar 16
2017

The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) recommends school-entry screening for vision problems. Until now, however, no national resources have existed to support local authorities in commissioning and delivering high quality, consistent services. Public Health England (PHE) therefore convened a vision screening group to produce and disseminate such materials and have now released a consultation

  • 16 March 2017

Statement on proposed new 2017/18 and 2018/19 National Tariff Payment System

Dec 09
2016

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) notes that this consultation was primarily for commissioners and providers under Section 118 of the Health & Social Care Act.  However, we have responded to the consultation as we feel strongly that the 2017/18 and 2018/19 National Tariff Payment System1 disadvantages some of the more vulnerable groups of eye

  • 9 December 2016