Plans to build a new world leading eye care and research centre reach major milestone

Oriel logo with the word Creating the Centre for advancing eye care

14 February 2020
Source: Moorfields

Moorfields Eye Hospital’s proposed relocation to King’s Cross reaches a major milestone as it gets the green light for the next stage of planning. Plans to build a world leading, innovative eye care and research centre in central London took a significant step forward after they were agreed at a special decision making meeting on 12 February 2020.   A

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Moorfields ophthalmologist leads national review to help improve care for patients

17 December 2019
Source: Moorfields

A consultant paediatric ophthalmologist from Moorfields Eye Hospital is one of three authors behind an important national report which aims to improve care for millions of eye patients. Alison Davis, who is also deputy medical director at Moorfields, is the co-author of the recently-published Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) national report into ophthalmology, which makes a series of 22

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Moorfields researchers write first systematic review of AI in medical diagnostics

26 September 2019
Source: Moorfields

Researchers at Moorfields Eye Hospital, alongside researchers at other institutions, have produced the first systematic review and meta-analysis on using artificial intelligence (AI) in medical diagnostics. The review, which was published in Lancet Digital Health, suggested that AI can detect diseases from medical images with similar levels of accuracy as health-care professionals. Despite their conclusion that AI has comparable diagnostic

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Public consultation on a proposed move of Moorfields Eye Hospital’s City Road (London) services has now closed

18 September 2019
Source: The Oriel team

The formal public consultation into the proposal to move Moorfields Eye Hospital’s City Road, London, services to a new centre bringing together excellent eye care, ground-breaking research and world-leading education in ophthalmology, has now closed. The consultation, led by NHS Camden Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) on behalf of all CCGs, together with NHS England Specialised Commissioning, ran from 24 May

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BBC News: Acid attack survivor regains sight via new surgery

10 September 2019
Source: BBC News

James O’Brien was blinded in his right eye more than 20 years ago when a corrosive substance was thrown in his face. For the last 18 months he has been undergoing pioneering treatment at London’s Moorfields Eye Hospital. Surgeons used stem cells to replace the scar tissue over his eye. Read more on the BBC Website

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AOP: Moorfields Eye Hospital Creating Lifechanging Jobs For Young People With Learning Disabilities in London

27 August 2019
Source: AOP

An innovative partnership is transforming the lives of young people with learning disabilities in London. A partnership between Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and DFN Project SEARCH which aims to help young people with learning disabilities find full-time employment has seen its first students graduate. The London-based hospital began working with the project in September last year by providing

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Government pledges £30m for proposed new Moorfields eye health centre

11 July 2019
Source: Moorfields

The joint venture between Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, and Moorfields Eye Charity proposes to develop a transformative, purpose-built centre for advanced eye health to deliver world-leading eye care for patients, the best education for students, and research for the benefit of the whole population. The government funding comes from Research England’s flagship UK Research

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Ophthalmologist Lola Solebo recognised for study into the management of avoidable childhood blindness

Royal College of Ophthalmologists Logo

30 April 2019
Source: The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Lola Solebo, NIHR Moorfields BRC and UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, has been awarded The Ulverscroft David Owen Prize by The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and Ulverscroft Foundation for the best piece of research published in paediatric ophthalmology over the past three years. Focusing on congenital and infantile cataract the paper, published in the Lancet, highlights the

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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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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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