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The Royal College of Ophthalmologists – Manifesto 2017

With the looming election on 8 June, it is an opportunity to outline our key policy calls for the next government to ensure that hospital eye services are adequately resourced. The two key areas are: Investment and recognition that development of a workforce to deliver high quality and timely care for patients is needed; with more ophthalmologists and

Our Strategic Plan 2015 – 19

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists launched their Strategic Plan 2015 – 19 on 6 March 2015. The Plan was developed after broad consultation and outlines three priority areas over the next five years that the College will focus on to help shape eye care services of the future and to raise eye care higher on the

About Us

Ophthalmology is the medical and surgical management of conditions of the eye and visual system. Ophthalmologists are medical doctors who examine, diagnose and treat diseases and injuries in and around the eye, including carrying out eye surgery. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists champions excellence in the practice of ophthalmology. We are the only professional membership