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National Tariff Consultation June 2018 – RCOphth, RNIB, IGA and Macular Society collaborate on response

In preparation for the National Tariff Consultation due to be released shortly, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and patient organisations; Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), International Glaucoma Association (IGA) and the Macular Society, have collaborated on key messages that will be used in response to the consultation. This group have written to NHS Improvement

Mike Burdon, President RCOphth strongly condemns failure to stop the continuing crisis in hospital eye services

Ophthalmologists in the four home Nations are all too familiar with the current crisis in Hospital Eye Services and will welcome the opportunity provided by this APPG to bring the evidence before those responsible for our National Health Service. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists fully endorses the 16 recommendations made in the report. They can

RCOphth endorses the APPG report ‘See the Light’ that highlights continuing crisis in hospital eye services

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists endorses the APPG Eye Health and Visual Impairment report, ‘See the Light’, but says the crisis is not new Patients across England are losing sight due to delayed and cancelled eye care appointments The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth), a key partner in the development of the ‘See the Light’

APPG for Eye Health and Visual Impairment Inquiry Launch at Parliament

The College has been working with the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Eye Health and Visual Impairment and their inquiry which identifies solutions to the capacity crisis in England, to ensure that services meet demand. The inquiry report will be launched at a reception in Parliament on 6 June 2018 from 4pm to 6pm

Parliamentary Inquiry into capacity problems in NHS eye care services and avoidable sight loss in England

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Eye Health and Visual Impairment is running an England-only Inquiry during 2017 into the issue of capacity problems in the NHS eye care services in England for which evidence shows many people are unnecessarily losing their sight. The RCOphth is advising the APPG and supports the principles of the