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RCOphth awards Honorary Fellowships to Usha Chakravarthy and Carrie MacEwen

Sep 13

At the RCOphth’s annual Admission Ceremony on Friday 6 September 2019 the College awarded two Honorary Fellowships to Professor Usha Chakravarthy and Professor Carrie MacEwen. The award of Honorary Fellow is the highest accolade the College can bestow. It recognises significant and life-long contributions by individuals to advancement in the field of ophthalmology. The Admission

  • 13 September 2019

2017 – 2018 Prospective Annual Report of the NOD Audit Published

Sep 12

Successfully completing another year of data collection from across 70% of eligible NHS trusts in England and Wales, the third prospective NOD Audit report on cataract surgery during 2017 – 2018 is published today, 12 September 2019. Cataract surgery is the most frequently performed elective surgical procedure in the UK with 414,000 cataract operations undertaken

  • 12 September 2019

Scottish Government trials Global Citizenship posts – A new way of working

Jun 06

In 2016 The Scottish Government set out proposals for encouraging the nation to be more outward looking and as such established a Global Citizenship programme. Global Citizenship is all about understanding the pressing issues facing our world and working collaboratively at home and abroad to come up with constructive solutions. In recognition that it would

  • 6 June 2019

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists welcomes Senedd inquiry focussing on management of ophthalmic outpatients across Wales

May 17

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) recently took the opportunity to provide a statement as part of The Royal College of Physicians response to the Welsh Assembly (Senedd) Public Accounts Committee inquiry into the management of follow up outpatients across Wales. It is important that the committee recognises the very real risk of loss of

  • 17 May 2019

31st AGM of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

May 16

The 31st AGM of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists will be held on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 at 10:05 am at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), Glasgow. Members can view the agenda and proposed subscriptions for 2020, the audited financial statements and the Trustee Report for 2018 online. Please note that all members are entitled

  • 16 May 2019