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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The Royal College Of Ophthalmologists

  • Income

    £4.6M

  • Spending

    £4.5M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 299872

Contact details

Public address

  • Royal College Of Ophthalmologists, 18 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD

Aims & activities

The College creates and maintains standards in ophthalmic training and practice, organises examinations and sets the curriculum. It maintains a CPD system and provides surgical skills courses for trainees. It organises scientific meetings, publishes a scientific journal and provides information on ophthalmic matters for practitioners and the general public.It encourages eye related research.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£4.6M

* £156.0K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£4.5M

Assets and liabilities

  • £6.9M Own use assets
  • £2.9M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £3.5M Other assets
  • £539.0K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

98%
100%
2%

Charitable objects

TO (A) ADVANCE THE SCIENCE AND PRACTISE OF OPHTHALMOLOGY (B) EDUCATE MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS IN THE SCIENCE AND PRACTISE OF OPHTHALMOLOGY (C) MAINTAIN PROPER STANDARDS IN THE PRACTISE OF OPHTHALMOLOGY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC (D) PROMOTE STUDY AND RESEARCH OF OPHTHALMOLOGY AND RELATED SUBJECTS AND PUBLISH THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH STUDY AND RESEARCH (E) FURTHER INSTRUCTION ON AND TRAINING IN OPHTHALMOLOGY BOTH IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND OVERSEAS (F) EDUCATE THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN ALL MATTERS RELATING TO VISION AND THE HEALTH OF THE HUMAN EYE

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER GRANTED 14/04/1988 THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF OPHTHAMOLOGISTS (CHARTER AMENDMENT) ORDER 01/05/1998 SCHEME 01/05/1998 AS AMENDED BY ORDER DATED 12 OCT 2016

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 12 Trustees
  • 30 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Michael Anthony Burdon Frcophth (Chair) None on record
Gordon Cropper None on record
Anne Fiona Spencer Frcophth None on record
Nicholas Wilson-Holt Frcophth None on record
Christopher Sc Liu Frcophth None on record
Mohit Gupta Frcophth None on record
Brian Smith None on record
Lord Philip Hunt None on record
Dr David Miller None on record
Robert Taylor None on record
Prof Stephen Vernon None on record
Prof Stephen Kaye None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Scotland