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GOC Vacancy – Education Visitor Panel members

Oct 10

The GOC have extended the deadline to apply to join their Education Visitor Panel, are are seeking two ophthalmologists alongside two dispensing ophthalmologists. From the GOC: This is an exciting time for optical education quality assurance. As the optical sector evolves our Education Strategic Review will make sure that we continue to protect the public

  • 10 October 2018

Ozurdex recall alert

Oct 08

Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland is recalling numerous batches of Ozurdex due to the possibility that a single loose silicone particle of approximately 300 microns in diameter may become detached from the needle sleeve during administration of the implant and may be delivered into the eye along with the implant. The MHRA have issued the following alert

  • 8 October 2018

Nominations for Honorary Fellowship

Oct 01

Congratulations to this year’s Honorary Fellows, Professor Harminder Dua and Miss Marcia Zondervan as well as all diplomates receiving their award at the RCOphth Admissions Ceremony last week. You may read Professor Dua’s citation here and Miss Zondervan’s here. The College is now opening up nominations for Honorary Fellowship to all members for 2019. You

  • 1 October 2018

The BOSU Surveillance Study Bursary for an ophthalmologist in Training 2018

Sep 28

With the kind support from The Red Trust and the Ross Foundation the BOSU is once again offering three research bursaries of £6000 to support ophthalmologists in training to undertake an epidemiological study of a rare eye condition through the British Ophthalmological Surveillance Unit or the Scottish Ophthalmological Surveillance Unit. The RED Trust BOSU Bursary–

  • 28 September 2018

GMC will not seek reflective notes from third parties in course of FTP work

Sep 27

Following the recently shared new reflective guidance, the RCPCH asked for further clarification from the GMC on access to reflective notes. Whilst the new guidance makes it clear to doctors that the GMC does not seek their reflective notes in order to investigate a concern about them, RCPCH President Professor Russell Viner sought clarity on

  • 27 September 2018