A. Aims of the Curriculum:

1. To specify a coherent programme of attainment of the knowledge, understanding, skills
and attitudes required of an SHO in order that he/she may obtain the CEEHST and meet
the person specification for an SpR post in Ophthalmology.

2. To meet the need for consistency in judging proficiency and performance in the
completion of basic training while recognising the need to avoid imposing limits which
might restrict curiosity-driven learning.

3. To promote an appreciation among SHOs of the importance of continuing self-learning,
knowledge reinforcement and audit to their expert and effective service to patients in the

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