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RCOphth awards Honorary Fellowships to Usha Chakravarthy and Carrie MacEwen

Sep 13
2019

At the RCOphth’s annual Admission Ceremony on Friday 6 September 2019 the College awarded two Honorary Fellowships to Professor Usha Chakravarthy and Professor Carrie MacEwen. The award of Honorary Fellow is the highest accolade the College can bestow. It recognises significant and life-long contributions by individuals to advancement in the field of ophthalmology. The Admission

  • 13 September 2019

2017 – 2018 Prospective Annual Report of the NOD Audit Published

Sep 12
2019

Successfully completing another year of data collection from across 70% of eligible NHS trusts in England and Wales, the third prospective NOD Audit report on cataract surgery during 2017 – 2018 is published today, 12 September 2019. Cataract surgery is the most frequently performed elective surgical procedure in the UK with 414,000 cataract operations undertaken

  • 12 September 2019

RCOphth/Fight for Sight John Lee Primer Fellowship Award 2020 Opens for Applications

Aug 21
2019

Applications are now open for the 2020 John Lee Primer Fellowship Award, presented in partnership with Fight for Sight. The award is open to trainee ophthalmologists who are members of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, to support the pursuit of ophthalmic and vision research. The closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 7 November,

  • 21 August 2019

RCOphth President Election 2020 Open for Nominations

Aug 19
2019

The first stage of the election for the next President of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists has commenced. Eligible members in good standing, who have served for at least one year on Council are now able to nominate themselves as a candidate for the role. A dedicated website has been set up by the Electoral

  • 19 August 2019

Nominations for 2020 RCOphth Honorary Fellows Opens

Aug 13
2019

Members of the College are invited to submit nominations for Honorary Fellowships for 2020. The award of Honorary Fellow is the highest accolade that the College can bestow. It recognises those who have made a significant contribution to the field of ophthalmology. Eligible individuals can be from any field of ophthalmic science, research or medicine

  • 13 August 2019