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The Royal College of Ophthalmologists endorses call for ‘Research for All’

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) has endorsed the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) statement in favour of a research-active NHS, alongside numerous other medical colleges, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, and National Institute for Health Research. The statement, launched at the RCP 2019 annual conference, sets out a vision for research as key

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and The National Institute for Health Research launch the 2019 Researcher of the Year Awards

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and The National Institute for Health Research are pleased to announce the launch of this year’s national award scheme to recognise outstanding contribution to clinical research by fellows /members of the College. Applications are sought from Members and Fellows of the College who are engaged in clinical research in the

Eye disease patients have more opportunity than ever to take part in NHS research studies

76 per cent of hospitals in England now offer patients the opportunity to take part in eye disease studies 15,500 patients per year offered innovative treatments Ophthalmology community ‘punching above its weight’ in world of research Long-term strategy is ‘crucial’ to transforming treatment and ‘ease burden on the NHS’ A new report published today highlights

Event report: NIHR Clinical Research Network Ophthalmology Symposium, ARVO 2018, Honolulu, USA

Following a successful inaugural event in 2017, the second annual National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Ophthalmology Clinical Research Network symposium was held at the recent Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) conference in Honolulu, USA. This was an event to promote international research collaboration with UK sites, showcasing the wealth of opportunities

NIHR information for Orthoptists

The UK Government has embedded research and innovation within the NHS (Health & Social Care Act 2012). The National Institute for Health Research has promoted, funded and coordinated a Clinical Research Network that is divided into 15 regions. Within these regions, NHS research takes place in primary and secondary care facilities and in the case