New President elected for The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

30 November 2016
Source: Royal College of Ophtalmologists

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is pleased to announce that Mr Mike Burdon, currently a Vice President and Chair of the Scientific Committee, has been elected as the next President of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists. The current President, Carrie MacEwen will officially hand over to Mike at Congress in May 2017. The RCOphth Council and Trustees extend their congratulations

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RCOphth welcomes MPs and Peers to ‘Timely treatment for all patients’ Parliamentary reception

4 November 2016
Source: Royal College of Ophtalmologists

MPs and Peers are asked to support equal access to timely treatment for all patients to prevent loss of vision at a Parliamentary reception, hosted by The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, 2 November 2016.

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RCOphth welcomes NHS England Accessible Information Standard

25 July 2016
Source: Royal College of Ophthalmologists

By 31 July 2016 all providers of NHS and publicly funded adult social care services must have fully implemented NHS England’s Accessible Information Standard. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists welcomes this new standard to ensure that all providers offer disabled patients and carers with the most appropriate communication arrangements for their needs. Safe and effective care depends upon patients being

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Royal College of Ophtalmologists: National Opthalmology Database Audit – Annual Report 2016

29 April 2016
Source: Royal College of Ophthalmologists

  In the first annual report of the National Ophthalmology Database Audit published by The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) ‘historic’ or ‘legacy’ data have been used to highlight data completeness and to establish a robust methodology for future cataract surgery audit cycles. Posterior capsule rupture (PCR) is a complication in cataract surgery and it happens on average in about

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