Jane was appointed as a Paediatric Ophthalmology consultant at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in 2007, following fellowship training.
She leads the clinical and surgical management of a wide range of children’s eyes conditions, including childhood strabismus (surgical and botulinum toxin treatment), amblyopia, paediatric cataract (surgical treatment), paediatric uveitis and genetic eye conditions.
She takes part in regular multidisciplinary subspeciality clinics in paediatric uveitis, paediatric cataract and ophthalmic genetics, and has a particular interest in neurometabolic conditions. She takes part in the regional retinopathy of prematurity screening and treatment service.
In addition to her clinical expertise, Jane is actively involved in paediatric ophthalmology research, and has co-authored 3 book chapters and more than 50 publications together with receiving several research grants. She regularly speaks at national and international conferences, and has co-chaired workshops and study days on paediatric ophthalmology topics in both the US and UK.
Jane has a major role in teaching and training at MREH and regionally; she is Divisional Education Lead for MREH, and is also Training Program Director for Ophthalmology in the North West. She is clinical and educational supervisor to ophthalmology trainees at MREH, and leads the Paediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship program at MREH which attracts national and international candidates. She is an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, and also a member of the American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) and the British Isles Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus association (BIPOSA)
|Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist||Manchester Royal Eye Hospital|
|Honorary Consultant||University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Trust|
|Honorary Senior Lecturer, Developmental Biomedicine Research Group||University of Manchester|
|2016||Co-investigator for RAINBOW study|
|2015||3 year research grant Biomarin Ltd|
|2012-2105||Co-investigator for SYCAMORE study of the use of Adalimumab in Paediatric Uveitis|
|2011-2013||Biomarin Europe Ltd educational grant: The Ocular Manifestations of Mucopolysaccharidosis|
|1997||Wellcome Trust Vision Research Fellowship. Project title: ‘Microfibril abnormalities in ectopic lentil: structural and functional consequences of mutations in fibrillin-1’|
|1996||Wellcome Trust - Ophthalmology Fellowship|
|2016||Associate Director of Medical Education, Guardian of Safe Working Hours, CMFT|
|2015||PhD assessor - University of Manchester Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences|
|2014-Present||Training Program Director for Ophthalmology, Health Education North West, North Western|
|2014-2016||Divisional Educational Lead - MREH|
|2012-2014||College Tutor MREH|
|2012||Lead for Surgical Simulation|
|2012-Present||Educational Supervisor for ophthalmology trainees and paediatric ophthalmology fellows|
|2007-Present||Clinical supervisor for ophthalmology trainees and paediatric ophthalmology fellows|
|2015||Chair of Simulation Committee|
|2014-Present||Chair of STC Meetings|
|2014-2016||Chair of MREH Education Committee|
|2012||Clinical Advisor to European Medical Agency (Paediatric Committee)|
|2012-2016||Safeguarding Clinical Lead for MREH|
|2011||Ophthalmology Representative - Greater Manchester Paediatric Surgical Network|