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NOD Audit will continue to manage services during COVID-19

Apr 01
2020

During these unprecedented times, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists will continue to deliver and manage its services to members where feasible. This includes the NOD Audit, which will continue to be managed by the NOD team and in liaison with trusts and surgeons. The collection of data, analysis and reporting of outcomes for individual surgeons and

  • 1 April 2020

Viral conjunctivitis and COVID-19 – a joint statement from The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and College of Optometrists

Mar 19
2020

Recent reports have suggested that COVID-19 may cause conjunctivitis, and it is known that viral particles can be found in tears, which has caused some concern amongst eye health professionals. It is recognised that any upper respiratory tract infection may result in viral conjunctivitis as a secondary complication, and this is also the case with COVID-19. However, it

  • 19 March 2020

RCOphth launches first photography competition

Jan 20
2020

We’re kicking off our programme of activity around 2020: Year of Vision by launching our first photography competition! The RCOphth 2020 Visual Perception Photo Competition opens for applications on 13 January 2020. There are three categories that you can enter, and submissions can be made in more than one of the following categories: Reflections Optical

  • 20 January 2020

Applications now open for National Medical Directors Clinical Fellowship Scheme

Dec 16
2019

Applications are now open for the National Medical Directors Clinical Fellowship Scheme 2020/21. The scheme will provide doctors in training with the unique opportunity to spend a year working with reputable healthcare organisations to develop their skills in: leadership management strategy project management health policy Fellows will be immersed in a range of health bodies,

  • 16 December 2019

RCOphth pushes for more funding in meeting with the Minister on patient safety day

Nov 12
2019

The Royal College pressed for much needed funding for ophthalmic services during a visit to the college by Health Minister Nadine Dorries to mark World Patient Safety Day.   Pushing for the necessity to maintain and improve funding for the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD), the Royal College stressed that this service is vital in improving patient

  • 12 November 2019