Leading ophthalmologist Nikolina Budimlija to host CPD event in early October. Collaboration with family run Scope Eyecare reflects CHEC’s continued expansion of services and expertise.
I loved attending RCOphth Annual Congress face-to-face in Glasgow this year. How wonderful it was to see old friends and meet new after two pandemic years. At Congress I chaired the session on ‘Racism in the NHS’ with ‘three professors’...
RNIB and Abertay University hold event to reboot gaming to make it more accessible for those with sight loss
Sight loss charity Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and Abertay University in Dundee will host a pioneering Accessible Gaming Symposium this week.
RNIB launches new campaign to dispel myths and encourage people to ‘See the person, not the sight loss’
Leading sight loss charity RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) and The&Partnership has today (3 October 2022) launched a new campaign ‘See the person, not the sight loss’, challenging outdated public attitudes and misperceptions of sight loss.
Over a third of Britons haven’t had an eye test within the last two years, while one in five have not had an eye test due to financial struggles.
The Eyes of the World Foundation has launched 'Iris of the World' to raise awareness of the deficiencies in eye care in the most vulnerable areas of the world, and to defend the universal right to vision.
CHEC (Community Health and Eye Care), one of the largest providers of community-based ophthalmology services in the UK, has announced the opening of a new site in Accrington offering eyecare and endoscopy services to the local community.
David Shahnazaryan, Consultant Ophthalmologist, London, UK and Radhika Rampat, Consultant Ophthalmologist, London, UK, report from the AECOS Symposium in Antwerp, Belgium (June 10-12).
The Glaucoma-NET was established by the VISION 2020 LINKS Programme in 2021 to address the high levels of irreversible blindness due to glaucoma in low-income countries. It aims to preserve the sight of people with glaucoma through bringing together patients, clinicians, researchers, NGOs and Ministries of Health, with a lasting and sustainable impact.
Who and where are the eye surgeons of the year 2040? Chien Wong reports from a London school's Careers Fair.
Recently I spoke at an ophthalmic conference in London. It was amazing to be back amongst friends and colleagues in person again, to learn and share with one another. I also took the opportunity to stay on for a few...