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Peacock Newsletter: March 2018

‘Peacock’ is our quarterly newsletter giving information about Friends of Moorfields and the work we do. In this issue: Goodbye and Bon Voyage to Susan Hoyal Volunteers at Moorfields Inter  more

A major milestone for the London Project to Cure Blindness

Successful trials of new treatment at Moorfields in fight against sight loss caused by AMD. Patients regain sight after being first to receive retinal tissue engineered from stem cells: Successful tri  more

Moorfields Medical Director

Declan Flanagan was appointed Medical Director at Moorfields¬†in 2010, and since then the trust has practically doubled in size: in terms of numbers of patients seen, numbers of operations done; amoun  more

Cornea Disease and the Pentacam

Frank Larkin¬†came to Moorfields as a Senior Trainee in 1990 and has¬†worked here ever since.¬†He became a Consultant in 1997.¬†He is one of the¬†three consultants who deal with cornea problems in chi  more

Friends AGM – 16th Nov 2017

Friends of Moorfields AGM. Thank you to¬†everyone who came along to our recent AGM, especially to our speakers,¬†Nick Strouthidis, Service Director for Glaucoma; Steven Davies, Chief Finance Officer &  more

Children’s Theatre Recovery Area Refurbished

Paediatric theatre recovery area in RDCEC. Friends have paid for the refurbishment of the theatre recovery area at the Richard Desmond Children’s Eye Centre in memory of former Director Tony Wil  more

‘People’s Sight Matters’ Jo Moss talks about Moorfields strategy refresh

Jo Moss is the Director of Strategy and Business Development at Moorfields . “Our core belief is People’s Sight Matters’ We want to have an emphasis on why we all come to work, why w  more

FriendZ – a new publication for children

‘FriendZ’ is our new newsletter for children. In this issue: Read about Friends and what we do for Moorfields Learn about glaucoma and see how your eye actually works Meet Lucy, Eyevor and  more

David Probert talks about first year as Moorfields CEO

David Probert has been Chief Executive of Moorfields for just over a year now. “Coming to Moorfields really has been everything I hoped it would be – it has been a great place to work with  more

Sickle Cell Disease & How it Effects Eyes

Mahi Muqit, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitro-Retinal Specialist talks about Sickle Cell Disease “‚ÄúSickle Cell Disease is a genetic condition very prevalent in African, Caribbean and Medite  more

Thank you to Rafi Goldberg

Rafi Goldberg aged 7¬†has been Fundraises for Friends and has raised ¬£131 selling loom bands he has made himself. Tremendous thanks from Friends to Rafi, who was first diagnosed with Primary Congenit  more

Seeing Patients Smile

‘Seeing Patients Smile’ is a new information leaflet about Friends of Moorfields and the work we do. Our Vision and Mission Our Volunteers Our Grants Programme Supporting Future Ophthalmol  more

Director of Nursing talks to Friends

  Tracy Luckett, Director of Nursing and Allied Health Professions Spoke to Angela Smith, Friends Executive Manager about the role of nurses at Moorfields and how they work with volunteers to pro  more

Steven Davies ran London Marathon for Friends

A big WELL DONE to Moorfields Chief Financial Officer Steven Davies ‚Äď he completed the London Marathon in 5hrs 31mins and has raised ¬£3,100  more

Eye Pathology and a Teaching Microscope

With your support we¬†have purchased a Slit Lamp/HDMI Video Microscope for the Institute of Ophthalmology to assist with training. It is a light microscope connected to a digital camera which displays  more