Our affliates

Our affliates

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine was established to advance education and research in emergency medicine. The College is responsible for setting standards of training and administering examinations in emergency medicine for the award of Fellowship and Membership of the College, as well as recommending trainees for CCT (Clinical Care Technician) in Emergency Medicine. The College works to ensure high quality care by setting and monitoring standards of care, and providing expert guidance and advice on policy to relevant bodies on matters relating to emergency medicine. More information about the College and its work can be found at www.rcem.ac.uk.

As the voice of UK optics, the Optical Confederation (OC) represents the 13,000 optometrists, 6,000 dispensing opticians and 7,000 optical businesses in the UK who provide high quality and accessible eye care services to the public. It is a coalition of five optical representative bodies: the Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ABDO); the Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers (ACLM); the Association of Optometrists (AOP); the Federation of Manufacturing Opticians (FMO) and the Federation of (Ophthalmic and Dispensing) Opticians (FODO). As a confederation, it works with others to improve eye health for the public good. For more information about the Optical Confederation, please visit: www.opticalconfederation.org.uk.

The National Community Hearing Association (NCHA) is an inclusive, not-for-profit membership organisation committed to achieving better hearing for all. It believes that the vast majority of people with hearing needs (such as hearing loss, tinnitus and other ear conditions), as well as the NHS and society as a whole, benefit from care closer to home. As the voice of community hearing care, the NCHA works with the hearing sector, governments and decision makers to lead and influence change in this area. It provides excellent value for money to its members through the tailored advice, guidance and dedicated insurance packages it offers. For information more about the NCHA, click here.

The Royal Society of Medicine is a leading provider of high-quality continuing postgraduate education and learning for doctors. Each year the RSM organises over 400 academic events, providing over 35,000 doctors with a multi-disciplinary forum for discussion and debate. Videos of key lectures are available, many with the option to earn CPD points online. The RSM’s Section of General Practice with Primary Healthcare runs a series of meetings each year that focus on topical and emerging issues in primary care. Section members include GPs, nurses, primary care physicians and other members of the primary health care team. Visit the RSM website.

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