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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 holds its first surgical skills week

Apr 29

This series of evening webinar workshops (1-4 June 2021) are an opportunity for trainees to learn surgical skills in small groups. Trainees will be split into breakout rooms, which will enable high quality and tailored feedback for individuals on how they can develop their surgical practice. Each workshop will run from 18.00-19.30, so there will

  • 29 April 2021

Applications now open for National Medical Directors Clinical Fellowship Scheme

Dec 16

Applications are now open for the National Medical Directors Clinical Fellowship Scheme 2020/21. The scheme will provide doctors in training with the unique opportunity to spend a year working with reputable healthcare organisations to develop their skills in: leadership management strategy project management health policy Fellows will be immersed in a range of health bodies,

  • 16 December 2019

EyesWise: leading transformation in ophthalmology

Apr 15

More than two million people have reduced vision in the UK. There are nearly eight million appointments every year in hospital eye services in England, making ophthalmology one of the largest outpatient specialties. EyesWise is a project led by NHS England’s Elective Care Transformation Programme (ECTP) in collaboration with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists that

  • 15 April 2019

Event report: NIHR Clinical Research Network Ophthalmology Symposium, ARVO 2018, Honolulu, USA

Oct 22

Following a successful inaugural event in 2017, the second annual National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Ophthalmology Clinical Research Network symposium was held at the recent Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) conference in Honolulu, USA. This was an event to promote international research collaboration with UK sites, showcasing the wealth of opportunities

  • 22 October 2018