The rapidly expanding COVID-19 infection is putting NHS systems under considerable stress and the UK government has advised people to stay at home, especially those who are at higher risk from COVID-19 infection, and to avoid all but essential travel. The Yorkshire Retina Society recommends actions in the attached to be taken with immediate effect.
The YRS is at the forefront of promoting education and learning in the retina. The YRS has attached has produced a consensus statement on Avastin (unlicensed medicine bevacizumab) usage following NICE guidelines on AMD. The list of consultants in Yorkshire endorsing the statement is at the bottom in alphabetical order.
Use of Brolucizumab
The YRS is at the forefront of promoting education and learning in the retina.The Yorkshire Retina Society welcomes the EMA approval of brolucizumab as a treatment for neovascular AMD. Please see our YoBro guidelines for use during Covid-19