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

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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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Public Health England Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) eye health indicator, April 2016 – March 2017 CVI data published on 1 May 2018

20 August 2018
Source: Certifications (CVIs) Office

Public Health England Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) eye health indicator, April 2016 – March 2017 CVI data was published on 1 May 2018 https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/public-health-outcomes-framework/data#gid/1000044/pat/6/ati/102/page/0/nn//par/E12000004/are/E06000015 The CVI office aims to respond on all CVI related enquiries and requests to the CVI data which are not in the public domain as well as ecvi website (“Electronic news from the Certifications (CVIs)

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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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Moorfields and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology: Thinner retinas are an early sign of cognitive decline

26 July 2018
Source: Moorfields

Researchers from Moorfields and the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology (UCL IoO) have found that thinner retinas in the human eye are a clear sign a person is at significant and increased risk of future mental decline. This breakthrough study co-authored by Prof Paul Foster, Professor of Glaucoma Studies  at UCL IoO and Moorfields, and Mr Praveen Patel, consultant ophthalmic surgeon

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