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Membership Survey 2021 – we want to hear from you

Jun 29

A message from Bernie Chang, President. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) is inviting all members to participate in the Membership Survey 2021. As President, I encourage as many members as possible to take part. Your feedback will help us improve and build our services and support to meet your needs and those of your

  • 29 June 2021

International expansion of prestigious FRCOphth examinations

Jun 23

Exams are now open to increased numbers of international candidates in five countries. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) is pleased to announce the expansion of our prestigious Fellowship in Ophthalmology (FRCOphth) examinations overseas with new international host centres opening in India, Egypt and Trinidad and Tobago in 2022. Applications open from October 2021. During

  • 23 June 2021

We are recruiting a Staff and Associate Specialist (SAS) Ophthalmologists Group Chair

Jun 10

The Staff and Associate Specialist (SAS) Ophthalmologists Group (SAS Group) is an integral to the work of the College supporting members in Staff Grade, Associate Specialist, Specialty Doctor (SAS) and other non-consultant non-training grades. It has a voice on all major College Committees to represent SAS ophthalmologists’ opinions to the College. About the role Lead

  • 10 June 2021

New funding from Health Education England for recovery of training programme

May 27

For England Only Health Education England has published a statement to announce funding secured from the Department of Health & Social Care to support the recovery and reform plan for training programmes. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is delighted to welcome recognition that this vital work needs investment to support our doctors in training. RCOphth

  • 27 May 2021

Safety Alert: Boron additives in Chloramphenicol drops; should ophthalmologists be concerned?

Apr 22

The RCOphth supports the delivery of good quality and safe ophthalmic services across the UK. It is essential that ophthalmic services are able to provide good outcomes for patients through the provision of evidence based healthcare delivery (clinical effectiveness), which minimises harm (patient safety) and which provides the patient with a positive, personal experience of

  • 22 April 2021