Top 5 Tips on How to get Published in Medicine

Tip 1: Who you know Involve an expert in the field, who knows the literature on the subject well. Tip 2: Keep to the point Journals do not have unlimited space to print nor do readers want to be reading basic information that is generic or well known. Keep the paper focused and to theContinue reading “Top 5 Tips on How to get Published in Medicine”

Tips for your first year as an Ophthalmology Trainee

Sean Zhou, Rynda Nitiahpapand, Binita Panchasara, Twishaa Sheth Incoming ST2s, NHS HEE East of England Deanery The time of year has come again, where a fresh batch of ST1 Ophthalmology Specialty Trainees (OST) start their seemingly epic journey. Firstly, congratulations and welcome to the incredible world of Ophthalmology, but also prepare for what is oftenContinue reading “Tips for your first year as an Ophthalmology Trainee”

6 Tips for conducting productive telephone consultations

Every clinic at Ystradgynlais Hospital is now by telephone. This has been the case since March. I always enjoyed this clinic in the past as the cases were all routine. “The patients are warm and friendly and the nurse always brought tea and biscuits on a regular schedule”. Gwyn Samuel Williams – Consultant Ophthalmologist SwanseaContinue reading “6 Tips for conducting productive telephone consultations”

Why are EyeducationUK providing ophthalmology webinars and events?

Have you been watching the C-19 Eyeducation events via eyeducation.co.uk and wondered who is behind it all? EyeducationUK was set up by an ophthalmology consultant and three ophthalmology trainees with a background of medical education. Our aims for setting up the C-19 Eyeducation programme were to enable colleagues who were redeployed to medical wards duringContinue reading “Why are EyeducationUK providing ophthalmology webinars and events?”

Missing out on postgraduate Ophthalmology education during COVID-19

Have you been missing out on receiving weekly ophthalmology teaching during COVID19? Ophthalmology trainees in the UK receive weekly postgraduate ophthalmology teaching at their base hospital or in their region. This ensures knowledge is kept uptodate, maintaining continuous professional development and aids networking for career development. During COVID-19: Some ophthalmology trainees were re-deployed to medicalContinue reading “Missing out on postgraduate Ophthalmology education during COVID-19”