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Setting a Great Example

What is the role of the college?

If we go back to the Royal College’s charter, we have a very defined role which is essentially focused on setting standards, propagating good practice, educating the public, encouraging and facilitating research, and running exams to maintain standards. The challenge is applying that role in the setting of the current UK National Health Service (NHS)...

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Mike Burdon

Mike Burdon is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, and President of The UK Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

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