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Adult and Paediatric Anti-TNF policies for Severe Refractory Uveitis not approved for NHS England specialised commissioning

Jul 17

The Royal College of Ophthalmology (RCOphth) and the Clinical Reference Group for specialised ophthalmology services (CRG) regret having to report that the Adult and Paediatric Anti -TNF policies for Severe Refractory Uveitis have not been approved for specialised commissioning. Following this announcement we have met with NHS England to stress how detrimental this decision will

  • 17 July 2015

Call to Action – Improving Eye Health and Reducing Sight Loss Response

Sep 12

In the responses, we outline our recommendations to meet the needs of the patients with visual impairment through better and more efficient hospital eye services, a call for clinical data and research to help optimise resources, clinical expertise and funding to ensure all patients being seen for the first time or being followed up for

  • 12 September 2014

Setting Priorities for Eye Research Final Report

Oct 14

The College has been involved in the Sight Loss and Vision Priority Setting Partnership. This report was published in October 2013. Sight Loss and Vision Priority Setting Partnership FINAL REPORT

  • 14 October 2013

International Links Questionnaire 2013

Jan 14

The International sub-committee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in association with the International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) would like to update the database of UK ophthalmologists and associated staff who have links with overseas institutions / hospitals or would wish to become involved. This information was initially gathered in 2006 and, since then,

  • 14 January 2013

Specialised services commissioning consultation

Jan 14

The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) is consulting on draft service specifications and a further clinical policy for ophthalmology specialised services.  The consultation period for these new additions will run from 11 January to 22 February 2013. Area D – Trauma (traumatic injury, orthopaedics, head and neck, and rehabilitation) D12a – Ophthalmology (Adult) D12b – Ophthalmology

  • 14 January 2013