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RCOphth receives funding boost to continue to improve cataract patient outcomes through its national database audit

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) is delighted to announce further funding to support the continuation of the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD), which collects data on cataract surgery performed in England and Wales and benchmarked reports on performance of individual surgeons with the aim of improving patient care. The funding from Alcon over three years

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

Watch the latest video showcasing NOD’s impact on system transformation and patient care #makemydatacount

The NOD and Communications Teams attended workshops and captured footage of speakers and Clinical Lead John Sparrow, showcasing the important impact NOD has made to cataract surgery and how it is recognised by clinicians, NICE, GIRFT and industry as an important safety and research tool. The video highlights data insights and benefits from those involved

Commissioning Arrangement of the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit after 31 August 2019

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) was commissioned in 2014 by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) to run the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit Programme as part of the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP). The NOD audit collects data on cataract surgery performed in England and Wales and provides individual surgeons,

#makemydatacount – Secure national audit funding to protect patient safety and professional standards

We are calling on all those involved in funding and running national clinical audits to support our campaign #makemydatacount. National clinical audits are important to measure how care is being delivered and how medical professionals are delivering that care to the highest standards possible. National audits are developed and continually improved to measure performance and