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Membership Update, 18th August 2017

Please read letter advising on changes to the MOS Membership taking effect from 1st October 2017.


Membership of the Midland Ophthalmological Society

Membership of the Midland Ophthalmological Society (MOS) is encouraged for both current and retired ophthalmologists residing / working in the East or West Midlands and surrounding counties. Members who move away from the region may retain their membership if they wish to do so. There are currently over 250 members.


The council of the MOS consists of a President, two Secretaries and a Treasurer who are responsible for the conduct of the educational meetings and other activities relating to the MOS. 

Membership fee and benefits

You can become a member by completing the membership form. This can be downloaded using link below. You will need two current members of the MOS to support you, one to propose and the other to second your application. Your completed form can be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post, the address being on the application form. The membership fee is £ 50 per annum, to be paid by direct debit. The details of your bank / building society will be required.

By becoming a member you will be kept informed of and will be eligible to attend a minimum of 3 educational meetings a year, held on a Friday in February/March, June/July and October. These events have Royal College of Ophthalmologists approval, with a minimum of 5 CPD points awarded.

Trainees and non-consultant career grade doctors are invited to submit abstracts for the MOS Junior Awards each year. Submissions will be shortlisted for presentation at the AGM held in October in Birmingham, the winners being selected by a judging panel and awarded a bursary. The winners will be invited to the next AGM to give a talk. Poster submissions will be shortlisted for exhibition at one of the meetings each year, where they will be judged by a panel, the winner receiving a cheque.

Members will also be kept informed regarding the annual Winter Ski meeting and the Cyprus Summer meeting.


Click Here to download Membership Application Form