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RCOphth President Election 2019 Open for Nominations

Aug 19
2019

The first stage of the election for the next President of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has commenced. Eligible members in good standing, who have served for at least one year on Council are now able to nominate themselves as a candidate for the role. A dedicated website has been set up by the Electoral

  • 19 August 2019

Clinical Council for Eye Health Commissioning (CCEHC) launches new strategic documents

Aug 12
2019

The RCOpth is a stakeholder of the Clinical Council for Eye Health Commissioning (CCEHC), an independent advisory body providing evidence-based national clinical leadership, advice and guidance to policy makers in health, social care and public health, and those commissioning and providing eye health services in England.  Collaboration with cross-sector organisations, including RCOphth, has produced guidance

  • 12 August 2019

RCOphth Response to Department of Transport (DT): The Road Safety Statement 2019 – A Lifetime of Road Safety

Aug 01
2019

RCOphth’s Driving Standards Representative to the DVLA, Ian Pearce, welcomes the safety report and action plan from the DT published on 19 July. The report highlights the importance of good eyesight for road safety and the value of assessing reductions in visual function. Changes to vision, for drivers of all ages, should be identified as

  • 1 August 2019

Two New e-Learning Sessions Added to Eye-site

Aug 01
2019

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare has worked with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists to develop two new sessions that have been added to the Eye-Site e-learning programme. Eye-Site 13 – Advanced Phacoemulsification This e-learning course is aimed at those surgeons who have completed the intermediate course and are at the stage of taking on

  • 1 August 2019

RCOphth Launches Pilot Podcast Series – Eye to Eye

Jul 24
2019

In collaboration with the (OTG) Ophthalmologists in Training Group, the College is launching its first podcast series called Eye to Eye. The 30-minute podcasts will be hosted by OTG member Sunil Mamtora and will feature three episodes as part of a pilot series, released bi-monthly. The first episode launches on Monday 29 July 2019 and

  • 24 July 2019