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Scottish Government trials Global Citizenship posts – A new way of working

Jun 06
2019

In 2016 The Scottish Government set out proposals for encouraging the nation to be more outward looking and as such established a Global Citizenship programme. Global Citizenship is all about understanding the pressing issues facing our world and working collaboratively at home and abroad to come up with constructive solutions. In recognition that it would

  • 6 June 2019

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists welcomes Senedd inquiry focussing on management of ophthalmic outpatients across Wales

May 17
2019

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) recently took the opportunity to provide a statement as part of The Royal College of Physicians response to the Welsh Assembly (Senedd) Public Accounts Committee inquiry into the management of follow up outpatients across Wales. It is important that the committee recognises the very real risk of loss of

  • 17 May 2019

31st AGM of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

May 16
2019

The 31st AGM of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists will be held on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 at 10:05 am at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC), Glasgow. Members can view the agenda and proposed subscriptions for 2020, the audited financial statements and the Trustee Report for 2018 online. Please note that all members are entitled

  • 16 May 2019

PHIN provides update on work to improve private healthcare fee transparency

May 14
2019

In January 2019 The Royal College of Ophthalmologists alerted members to changes arising from The CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) authorising the Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) to collect performance and cost information about private healthcare. This information will be published to better inform patients and provide greater transparency about the costs patients can expect

  • 14 May 2019

New GMC guidance outlines clear steps to better support disabled doctors

May 14
2019

Disabled doctors and medical students can expect greater support to pursue their careers, following new guidance published by the General Medical Council (GMC). The regulator has advised medical schools and training providers of the steps they should put in place to make sure all students and trainee doctors, including those with disabilities, are able fulfil

  • 14 May 2019