Ophthalmology

School Management.


The School formed in February 2008 and is a joint arrangement between Health Education England and the Royal College of Ophthalmology. We represent the needs of Ophthalmology Trainees in West, South, North & East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.

Our objectives are as follows:

  • To deliver the education and training of Specialists in
    Ophthalmology to the standards set out by GMC and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • To introduce the new training programmes
  • To ensure quality and safety of patient care during the delivery of training
  • To monitor possible discriminatory affects of any policies or
    procedures and promote diversity and the equality of opportunity
  • To manage the selection of trainees to ophthalmology specialist training posts and to ensure appropriate work based assessments and other elements of the recommended curricular are delivered for training in ophthalmology.
  • To ensure that RITA and the ARCP process occurs for all the
    relevant trainees in ophthalmology
  • To ensure the satisfactory completion of training for trainees
    and provide appropriate information to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and GMC to facilitate the award of the CCT or CESR.
  • To recognise and assess trainees in difficulty and provide
    support and implement appropriate remedial action
  • To manage career development of trainees in ophthalmology
  • To develop academic training opportunities as appropriate
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