The UK Ophthalmology Alliance are seeking a new Chair

  • Can you lead and shape the only ophthalmic NHS provider network in the UK?
  • Are you a professional leader from the eye care sector who is passionate about improving services for patients?
  • The UKOA was established in 2017 and is a thriving member organisation of NHS Trusts, Health Boards and other key stakeholders (professional bodies such as Colleges and BIOS and Charities).
  • We are looking for a new Chair to step into the role as our existing Chair retires
  • Applications for the role will be considered by a panel from the UKOA Board and outgoing Chair. An informal remote interview will be arranged as required.
  • The UKOA will agree to pay the successful candidate for one session each week (half a day). The appointment will initially be for 12 months and, following a 12 month review, will possibly be extended for up to 3 years.  Please note – the successful candidate will not be employed by the UKOA or RNIB (our host) and will need to invoice for their time.
  • Applications should be sent to by 30th April 2023. Applications should consist of your CV and an expression of interest setting out why you have applied. If you would like to speak to someone to find out more about the role, please email the mailbox above and we will arrange a telephone call with you. 

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