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Over 70,000 trainees and trainers contribute to the GMC’s Training Environments 2018 report

Dec 06
2018

The GMC has published a report summarising the findings of their annual national training survey and identified a number of key areas for improvement moving into 2019. The survey, which looks at the UK medical training environment, enables the GMC to continue to enhance medical education and training. Three key areas were highlighted by this

  • 6 December 2018

GMC outline their workforce strategy amid concerns that the NHS is reaching breaking point

Dec 06
2018

The GMC’s eighth annual ‘The state of medical education and practice in the UK’ report sets out challenges in healthcare throughout 2018. At the heart of the report is a concern that the current capacity crisis being felt on the frontline may stall 70 years of progress made by the NHS. The report looks at

  • 6 December 2018

Parents warned of the risks to eyesight associated with laser pens

Dec 04
2018

A new survey from The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has revealed that a worrying number of adults would consider buying a laser pen as a Christmas present for a child. In the run up to the holiday season one in four (24 per cent) of more than 2,000 people said they

  • 4 December 2018

New Eye Journal Collection: Avastin and Wet AMD

Dec 03
2018

Eye, the journal of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, has this week published their online collection drawing together papers published on Avastin and Wet AMD in 2018. Members will no doubt be aware of the issue, and ongoing work by the College in campaigning since 2012 for the use of Avastin in treatment for wet

  • 3 December 2018

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists share their expertise at the COECSA Fellowship examination

Nov 29
2018

Last week, Dylan Costello, Head of Examinations and Bob Taylor, Examinations Chair were in Mbarara, Uganda, having been invited by The College of Ophthalmologists of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (COESCA) to observe and provide guidance for their Fellowship examination, which was held at Mbarara University of Science and Technology. The COECSA-The Royal College of

  • 29 November 2018