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Making a breakthrough
aop.org.uk - 2016-09-15
Hospitals are under pressure. Earlier this year the Royal College of Ophthalmologists drew attention to the danger of sight loss due to delays in providing follow-up appointments to patients with age-related macular degeneraton, glaucoma and diabetic ...

Master Clinical Ophthalmology (online)
mastersportal.eu - 2016-08-31
ChM in Clinical Ophthalmology - This new two year part-time Masters programme, taught entirely online, is jointly offered by the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and leads to the degree of Master of Surgery (ChM).

M.Sc. Primary Care Ophthalmology
mastersportal.eu - 2016-08-31
This new three year part-time Masters programme, taught entirely online, is jointly offered by the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of ... trainees entering specialty training in ophthalmology. This degree is aligned with the ...

Bennetts completes Royal College of Ophthalmologists revamp
Architects Journal - 2016-08-15
This subscription package has been designed to help architects thrive in the workplace by providing them with their essential 5 a day - news, buildings, business, culture and opinion. Make sure your staff stay informed and remain competitive by giving them ...

New guide launched - 'Sight Loss: What we needed to know'
guidedogs.org.uk - 2016-06-06
The information booklet was launched at The Royal College of Ophthalmologists' Annual Congress 2016 at the ICC in Birmingham and is being piloted in Whipps Cross, York and Moorfields hospitals later this year. It is also available online now. Professor ...

RNIB tackles follow-up appointment delay
www.opticianonline.net - 2016-05-26
Vision charity the RNIB launched an initiative to help patients get timely follow-up appointments for eye conditions during the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress this week. Eye care professionals were encouraged by RNIB to join forces on a ...

Two Nottingham medical students achieve top 10% scores in prestigious Duke Elder Undergraduate Prize Examination
nottingham.ac.uk - 2016-05-15
have been placed in the top 10% of candidates who took the Duke Elder Undergraduate Prize Examination held by The Royal College of Ophthalmologists in March 2016. This exam takes place once a year in Medical Schools throughout the British Isles.

Letter to David Cameron by Royal College presidents ahead of the junior doctors' strike
www.rcplondon.ac.uk - 2016-04-24
Professor Derek Bell, president, Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh Professor Jane Dacre, president, Royal College of Physicians London Dr Suzy Lishman, president, Royal College of Pathologists Dr Giles Maskell, president, Royal College of Radiologists ...

New bedside vision check tool to help prevent hospital inpatient falls
www.rcplondon.ac.uk - 2017-01-23
the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, the Royal College of Nursing and NHS Improvement. Created by medical professionals with expertise in vision and eye health, frontline staff and patients were involved in its design and testing. The tool provides a ...

Just how safe is laser eye surgery?
raconteur.net - 2013-09-14
Safety has improved greatly over the last ten years and treatments can now be accurately targeted. According to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, the overall risk of something going wrong is less than 5 per cent. However, even with a fewer than one-in ...

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists' National Ophthalmology Database study of cataract surgery: report 1, visual outcomes and complications.
bioportfolio.com - 2015-02-13
Summary of "The Royal College of Ophthalmologists' National Ophthalmology Database study of cataract surgery: report 1, visual outcomes and complications." AimsTo describe the outcomes of cataract surgery in the United Kingdom.MethodsAnonymised data on 180 ...

Is YOUR eyesight failing? Drinking THIS much alcohol could cause blindness
The Daily Express - 2016-11-21
A leading ophthalmologist has warned alcohol is toxic and easily damage the optic nerve. Dr David Teenan, a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and UK Medical Director at Optical Express, has warned that both binge drinking and prolonged heavy ...

PE01629: MRI scans for Ocular Melanoma sufferers in Scotland
parliament.scot - 2016-12-14
The Committee agreed to write to Scottish Government, OcuMel UK, Macmillan Cancer Support, Cancer Research UK, the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, the Royal College of General Practitioners Scotland and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

Help to prevent falls in hospital
On Medica - 2017-01-24
the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, the Royal College of Nursing and NHS Improvement. Frontline staff and patients were involved in its design and testing. People are deemed as having a visual impairment when their level of vision is below that required ...

Patients fear NHS group may axe cataract surgery
The Times - 2017-04-09
The definition of "exceptional" is not stated. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) were alarmed to see cataract removal on the list.

Glaucoma and driving: Are we documenting driving status and advising patients with glaucoma appropriately about their driving?
link.springer.com - 2017-02-20
Guidelines from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists state that ophthalmologists must consider driving status in every consultation, provide appropriate information if visual problems may affect driving and document any advice that has been given.

Nottingham professor to lead Royal College of Ophthalmologists
www.nottingham.ac.uk - 2011-03-15
An eminent professor at The University of Nottingham has been elected as the next president of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. Professor Harminder Singh Dua, FRCOphth, MD, PhD, will take office as the ninth President of the Royal College at its ...

Prof Sobha Sivaprasad appointed editor of Eye Journal
ucl.ac.uk - 2017-05-04
Eye is the official scientific journal of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and is published by the Nature Publishing Group. It aims to provide the practising ophthalmologist with information on the latest clinical and laboratory-based research.

What Your Eyes Reveal About Your Inner Health
Huffington Post UK - 2012-03-09
This is because most eye diseases can only be seen with specialist equipment that can look at the back of the eye," advises Larry Benjamin from The Royal College of Ophthalmologists. Apart from maintaining good eye health with regular visits to the ...

Maltese ophthalmologist awarded Ph.D. in London
Times of Malta - 2010-08-08
Dr Carbonaro graduated in medicine and surgery from the University of Malta in 1999. He moved to the UK in 2003 to pursue his training in ophthalmology. He was awarded membership of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists of London in 2006.

New mobile eye service brings vital care closer to home for patients in Hampshire
PharmiWeb - 1 month ago
The one-stop review and treatment eye service will bring care closer to home for these vulnerable patients and ensure it is in line with guidance from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Commissioning in focus
aop.org.uk - 1 month ago
The level of training provided to both optometrists and ophthalmologists working within the Minor Eye Condition Services varies, Ms Siriwardena explained. New guidance on urgent eye care commissioning is being developed by the Royal College of ...

NHS U-turn over drug
Isle of Wight County Press - 2012-07-25
"The Board also took into account that the policy had not been taken up in any meaningful way by consultant ophthalmologists on the advice of their Royal College. This has meant that the potential benefits we had envisaged, to both patients and the NHS ...

John Lee: Pioneering ophthalmologist and teacher
The Independent - 2010-12-22
In 2009 Lee was elected president of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists - the first time that the president had been elected by the members of the college rather than by the council of the college. His appointment was a measure of Lee's reputation and ...

Eye care demand sparks plan for new Highland course
Inverness Courier - 4 months ago
Reports from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists have demonstrated that demand for eye care services is out-stripping hospital capacity and the Scottish Government has identified a need for community services to meet growing demands.

New report shines a light on eye care services in Wales with lengthy waiting times raised as a concern
Wales Online - 2016-10-31
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and senior clinicians have recently warned that hospital eye services in Wales face significant challenges and are sometimes "overwhelmed". There is also a fear among these groups that patients are at increased ...

Liverpool hotel growth is among best in the UK
Liverpool Echo - 2015-07-02
The city also enjoyed a busy month of corporate activity, including the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress, and the British Psychological Society Annual Conference. Rooms yield - otherwise known as revenue per available room - also ...

'My life's been destroyed by laser eye op': Patients say surgery has ruined their sight
Daily Star - 2014-04-06
Michelle, who is also taking legal action, said: "My life has been destroyed." Professor Harminder Dua, president of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, said: "I get a lot of referrals of people who have had problems. "Self-regulation has not ...

Horrifying footage shows damage caused by cosmetic eye implants - as doctors warn of 'severe risk' of blindness
Mirror - 2015-01-30
While the procedure is not illegal in the UK, eye surgeons here "strongly recommend" that it's not carried out on perfectly healthy eyes, a spokeswoman from The Royal College of Ophthalmologists told Mirror Online. "There is severe risk of glaucoma and ...

EastEnders legend June Brown has sight restored after undergoing pioneering operation
Metro - 2017-04-09
The Eyemax Mono procedure will be unveiled to UK surgeons at an annual meeting of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in Liverpool.

Blinding lights - the danger of laser toys
Lexology - 2015-10-29
The Scientific Journal of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists reported five major cases where children have suffered serious maculopathy after looking at laser 'toys'. Maculopathy is where damage has been sustained by the macula, the part of the eye that ...

A brighter vision comes into focus
Yorkshire Post - 2013-12-12
He is the current President of the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and is on the laser eye surgery committee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He heads the Vision Surgery and Research Centre in Hull.

Groundbreaking Bolton study uncovers poppers risk to eyesight
The Bolton News - 2012-10-19
The study, published in Eye, the Scientific Journal of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists today, was written by ophthalmologists from across England and Wales, including three at the Royal Bolton Hospital. Dr Andrew Davies, who is now at Manchester ...

Prestigious appointment for Wirral eye consultant
Wirral Globe - 2013-02-03
A WIRRAL eye surgeon is to take up the prestigious role of Vice President at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. Mark Watts has been a consultant at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for almost 20 years and is a key figure in ...

Safety warning ahead of eclipse as thousands in Hampshire prepare to witness the phenomenon
Daily Echo - 1999-08-11
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) found that the 38 men and 32 women had solar maculopathy after the last eclipse, a form of sight loss caused by cells inside the eyes becoming burnt by the sun's rays. The condition, which cannot be prevented ...

Cinema for a cause: Kannada film tickets to fund cancer drugs for girls
Moneylife - 2016-04-20
Sreeraksha, Prajna, Amisha, Nafisathula Ifrath, Devapriya, Nidhi Kamat, Mariyam Saheera, Apeksha and Fathimath Misbha, undergoing treatment at the Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Mangalore, require monetary support - ranging from Rs.1 lakh to Rs.

Kasturba Medical College not derecognised: MAHE V-C
The Hindu - 2005-03-14
Addressing presspersons here, Dr. Ballal said this statement of the Ministry would provide relief to student of the Kasturba Medical College (KMC) in Mangalore and Manipal, who had to register with the ECFMG to appear for the USMLE by March 18. Until the ...

Give Lady Goschen new building, KMC toldMangaluru: The Aarogya Raksha Samiti of
Deccan Herald - 2016-06-02
The Aarogya Raksha Samiti of the Government Wenlock Hospital has decided to ask the Kasturba Medical College to construct a new building for the Lady Goschen Hospital. The KMC had promised to construct a building on a 50,000-square feet area in the Lady ...

KMC asked to construct new building
nyoooz.com - 2016-05-29
The Aarogya Raksha Samiti of the Government Wenlock Hospital on Saturday asked the Kasturba Medical College to build a new building for the hospital on its premises. During a meeting, Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim, who is the member secretary of the ...

World Digestive Health Day
Times of India - 2016-05-25
In support of World Digestive Health Day, a free digestive health out-patient department camp will be held at Kasturba Medical College Hospital, with support from Boston Scientific, on May 29. Gastroenterologists will perform check-ups and screen for ...

Street in US Named After KMC Manipal Alumnus
India Today - 2016-04-25
PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) Street in US Named After KMC Manipal Alumnus BANGALORE, April 26/PRNewswire/ --A 1962 batch alumnus of Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Dr Sampat Shivangi was in the news once again as a street in the ...

MBBS Admissions: Medical Council of India Recognized Colleges in Karnataka
India Today - 2014-06-25
K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore: 150 seats 19. K V G Medical College, Sullia: 100 seats 20. Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli: 150 seats 21. Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore: 250 seats 22. Kasturba Medical College, Manipal: 250 seats 23.

New dean for KMC Manipal
The Hindu Business Line - 2013-03-01
Pradeep Kumar G, Associate Dean and Professor and Head of the Department of Forensic Medicine at Kasturba Medical College (KMC) in Manipal has taken over as Dean. A press release by the Manipal University said here on Friday that Pradeep Kumar graduated ...

Bal Vedics' Immuwin drug for AIDS under clinical trials at KMC, Manipal
Pharmabiz - 2007-12-01
Bal Vedics, the herbal arm of Bal Pharma, has taken its Immuwin drug for AIDS for clinical trials. The trials are on at KMC (Kasturba Medical College), Manipal which is a part of the Manipal Group in Karnataka. Read complete story ...

Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
The Hindu - 2006-02-16
Mangalore Jaycees in association with Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore and Glaxo Smithkline Consumer Health Care Products Pvt. Ltd. organized the Junior Horlicks Healthy Kids Show at KMC Hospital Attavar here. Nearly 160 children participated in the ...

Rare surgery to separate Siamese twins performed
The Hindu Business Line - 2002-12-16
A TEAM of doctors at the Kasturba Medical College (KMC) Hospital in Attavar here recently performed a rare surgery to try and separate two Siamese twins joined at birth. One of the babies survived. According to the doctors involved in the three-day surgery ...

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