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RCOphth elects a new President

Dec 06
2019

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is pleased to announce that Bernie Chang has been voted in as the next president. Mike Burdon will officially hand over the office of president at the AGM at Congress in May 2020. The RCOphth Council, Trustees and staff extend their congratulations to Bernie and look forward to working with

  • 6 December 2019

General Election 2019: How to influence your prospective parliamentary candidate

Dec 03
2019

As part of our general election campaigning, RCOphth has launched a short guide for members on influencing your prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs). The guide calls for our members to build on the impact made by our General Election 2019 Manifesto, in which we called for the next government to: Address fundamental problems with the workforce

  • 3 December 2019

RCOphth Manifesto 2019: Workforce revitalisation, smart data and new ways of working

Nov 22
2019

The next government must put the workforce at the heart of its vision for healthcare if it is to create a sustainable eyecare service that meets the needs of patients and staff, says The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) in its general election manifesto, published today. RCOphth calls on the next government to ensure that the

  • 22 November 2019

RCOphth responds to the General Medical Council’s new report on doctor wellbeing

Nov 18
2019

Commenting on the new wellbeing report released by the General Medical Council (GMC), RCOphth President Mike Burdon said: “The report by the General Medical Council is yet another source highlighting the lack of investment in the NHS workforce, documenting increasing pressures on recruitment and mental health that are impacting performance. “As one of the largest

  • 18 November 2019

AoMRC shares Pensions Tax Flexibilities Resources  

Nov 18
2019

The Academy of Royal Medical Colleges has produced a short list of available resources and information.  However, it is important for RCOphth members to know that: It is not possible or proper for the AoMRC or the RCOphth to advise individuals on financial decisions in relation to their pensions All individuals should be encouraged to

  • 18 November 2019