Moorfields release a new website dedicated to the Oriel project

29 April 2019
Source: Moorfields

Oriel is Moorfields proposal to create a new, purpose built facility that will bring together eye care, research and education for the first time. The website is dedicated to the Oriel project proposal to create a new, purpose-built centre of excellence for eye care, research and education. It is a joint venture between Moorfields Eye Hospital, UCL and Moorfields Eye

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Consultant ophthalmologist Sobha Sivaprasad wins 2019 Nettleship Medal for study highlighting superior alternative to established diabetic retinopathy treatment

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5 April 2019
Source: The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) is pleased to announce Sobha Sivaprasad, Consultant Opthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital and Editor of RCOphth’s scientific journal, Eye, as the winner of the 2019 Nettleship Medal after a decade long hiatus for the award. Mr Edward Nettleship was a renowned ophthalmologist known for his work with hereditary eye diseases. In 1901 a fund was

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UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields: Vacancy: Clinical Research Fellow

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27 February 2019
Source: Women in Vision UK

Position: Clinical Research Fellow, ref. 1794255  Hours: Full time Salary: £35,661 per annum (inclusive of London allowance) Location: London Closing date: 18 March 2019, 23:59 Interview date: tbc About You This is a unique opportunity for either an ophthalmology trainee, fellow, optometrist, orthoptist or nurse, but you have to enjoy writing on genetic eye disease for both lay people and health care professionals

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Moorfields Eye Hospital secures multimillion pound government investment for new hospital project

10 December 2018
Source: Moorfields

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today (Friday 7 December) announced that it has successfully bid for government funding to support Oriel, its exciting proposal to design, build and operate a new, integrated eye care, research and education facility. Moorfields has managed to secure nearly £20 million of funding as part of the Department of Health & Social Care’s major

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BBC News: Artificial intelligence ‘did not miss a single urgent case’

13 August 2018
Source: BBC News

Artificial intelligence can diagnose eye disease as accurately as some leading experts, research suggests. A study by Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and the Google company DeepMind found that a machine could learn to read complex eye scans and detect more than 50 eye conditions. Doctors hope artificial intelligence could soon play a major role in helping to identify patients

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Acid attack victim may regain sight after stem cell operation 24 years after being blinded by thugs

19 June 2018
Source: Evening Standard/Moorfields Eye Hospital

The victim of an agonising corrosive attack has been given hope his sight can be restored after 24 years, thanks to a stem cell procedure at a pioneering London hospital. James O’Brien was 18 when he had ammonia sprayed in his face, blinding him in the right eye. Doctors at Moorfields Eye Hospital have learned how to take stem cells

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UCL and Moorfields Eye Hospital launch design competition for new joint facility

8 June 2018
Source: Moorfields eye Hospital

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) on behalf of UCL, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Moorfields Eye Charity have today launched a competition calling for multi-disciplinary design teams for a new joint eye care, research and education facility. It is proposed that all services provided at Moorfields Eye Hospital on City Road and the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

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Moorfields appoints new medical director

26 February 2018
Source: Moorfields

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Nick Strouthidis to the post of  medical director. Currently a consultant ophthalmologist in Moorfields’ glaucoma service and the glaucoma service director, Nick has worked for the Trust since 2002. Nick began his career at Moorfields as a research fellow to the glaucoma research unit and completed most of his training at Moorfields

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Moorfields: Governor Elections

29 January 2018
Source: Moorfields

Governors play an important role in supporting the hospital and it is vital that they have candidates with a keen interest in the trust to apply. From January 2018, Moorfields will be beginning their elections to appoint seven governors. They have vacancies for public, patient and staff governors. If you have an interest in shaping Moorfields services for the benefit

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DeepMind Health – Moorfields Eye Hospital London Collaboration

9 November 2017
Source: Deepmind Health

DeepMind is excited to announce that it is working with Moorfields Eye Hospital London NHS Trust. In this video, Professor Sir Peng Tee Khaw and Dr Pearse Keane explain what impact technology can have on the early detection and prevention of eye disease. See the video and more information by clicking HERE

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