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

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

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists extends the reach of the Part 1 FRCOphth examination to Trinidad and Tobago from January 2019

The prestigious Part 1 FRCOphth examination is a renowned career enhancer and a recognised demonstration of expertise in ophthalmology.  For the first time the exam is being brought to the Caribbean by RCOphth. On Monday 14 January 2019, the first sitting will be hosted by the local British Council and held at the School of

Education & Training

Surgical Ophthalmology Ophthalmologists undergo extensive training and the typical training route for would-be ophthalmologists is: five years at medical school leading to a degree in medicine – Thinking about a career in Ophthalmology  two years as a newly-qualified doctor – Foundation Training programme seven years of Ophthalmic Specialist Training (OST) The College is integral to the training of

Committees and Groups

The following committees, sub-committees and groups are responsible for the development and maintenance of policies and standards in ophthalmology. Much of this work is carried out by the standing committees who report to Council.  The RCOPHTH 2019 DIARY DATES provides dates of committee and group meetings and examinations taking place. Education (standing committee) Awards and Scholarships

Examinations Department

Dylan Costello Head of Examinations T. +44 (0) 20 3770 5339 E. dylan.costello@rcophth.ac.uk   Examination Appeals Examinations Committee and sub-committees Part 1 and 2 FRCOphth Examinations Refraction Certificate/Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery Fellowship Assessment Admission Ceremony Duke Elder Undergraduate Prize Examination Sophie Donovan Deputy Head of Examinations T. +44 (0) 20 3770 5343 E. sophie.donovan@rcophth.ac.uk Part 2