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General Election 2019: How to influence your prospective parliamentary candidate

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

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

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

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists – Manifesto 2017

With the looming election on 8 June, it is an opportunity to outline our key policy calls for the next government to ensure that hospital eye services are adequately resourced. The two key areas are: Investment and recognition that development of a workforce to deliver high quality and timely care for patients is needed; with more ophthalmologists and

Our Strategic Plan 2015 – 19

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists launched their Strategic Plan 2015 – 19 on 6 March 2015. The Plan was developed after broad consultation and outlines three priority areas over the next five years that the College will focus on to help shape eye care services of the future and to raise eye care higher on the

About Us

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists believes that everyone should have access to high quality eye care.  We champion excellence in the practice of ophthalmology through standards in training, education and assessment of ophthalmologists; supporting the promotion of research and innovation throughout the ophthalmic community. We are the only professional membership body for medically qualified ophthalmologists