Vision UK response to the Consultation on plans to cease NHS Digital General Ophthalmic Services Workforce and Activity publications.

29 November 2019
Source: Vision UK

NHS Digital collect and publish two data series relating to the General Ophthalmic Services (GOS) arrangements. These services include preventative and corrective eye care for children, people aged 60 and over, people on low incomes and those suffering from or pre-disposed to eye disease. The two ophthalmic data series published by NHS Digital are: 1. The General Ophthalmic Services: Workforce

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2017 – 2018 Prospective Annual Report of the NOD Audit Published

20 September 2019
Source: NOD/Royal College of Ophthalmologists

2017 – 2018 Prospective Annual Report of the NOD Audit Published Successfully completing another year of data collection from across 70% of eligible NHS trusts in England and Wales, the third prospective NOD Audit report on cataract surgery during 2017 – 2018 is published today, 12 September 2019. Cataract surgery is the most frequently performed elective surgical procedure in the

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Direction of Vision UK 2019

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19 September 2019
Source: Vision UK

Following on from the Vision UK Leadership Panel meeting held in May 2019 and comments from the members, the direction of Vision UK document has been reviewed and amended. The direction of the future work of Vision UK is the continued development of the infrastructure organisation to better facilitate and encourage partnership and collaborative work, while allowing and encouraging members

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Welsh Government: Eye care measures for NHS outpatients: June 2019

23 August 2019
Source: Welsh Government

The Eyecare statistics for June have been published by Statistics Wales. Monthly data on ophthalmology outpatients who were waiting within their target date or within 25% beyond their target date at the end of June 2019.  Should their target data be missed, they are at risk of irreversible harm or significant adverse outcome (Health Risk Factor R1). Main points. 109,021

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: Third annual report on the Indigenous eye health measures

21 August 2019
Source: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

The Australian National Eye Health Survey continues to repay dividends on the investment by the Australian Government. In addition to the 30+ peer reviewed publications that project has already generated, the latest report on Indigenous Eye Health from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) is gaining traction and starting to help shape the development of improved health and

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Public Health England: Public Health Outcomes Framework “Preventable Sight Loss Indicator” (4.12i – 4.12iv) has been refreshed and updated

19 June 2019
Source: Certificate of Vision Impairment Committee (CVIC)

Public Health England (PHE) Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) Domain 4 “Preventable Sight Loss Indicator” (4.12i – 4.12iv) has been refreshed and updated with April 2017 – March 2018 data The PHE PHOF Domain 4: “Healthcare public health and preventing premature mortality” has the overarching objective to reduce numbers of people living with preventable ill health and people dying prematurely

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What is the UK National Eye-Health and Hearing Study

18 June 2019
Source: UK NEHS

High quality data for UK hearing, eye-health and vision. The UK National Eye-Health and Hearing Study is a research study being developed to gather data to understand why people in the UK are losing their sight due to preventable causes, and why people continue to live with correctable visual impairment and hearing loss. It is a nation-wide study encompassing all

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Fight for Sight: Charity announces research into personalised glaucoma treatment on World Sight Day 2018

11 October 2018
Source: Fight for Sight

Fight for Sight has chosen World Sight Day 2018 (11 October) to announce funding for a research project that will develop personalised medicine for patients at risk of glaucoma from steroid use. Professor Colin Willoughby from Ulster University has been awarded a £170,000 project grant over three years to better understand the genetic basis for steroid-induced eye pressure. The aim

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Public Health England: Health Profile for England: the health of England today and into the future

27 September 2018
Source: Public Health England

We have now published the first update to our Health Profile for England, a report which gives the most comprehensive picture of the health of the population. When we published last year’s report, it was the first time we had presented our population health data in a way that told a story. Now, just over a year on, we have

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Direction of Vision UK

26 July 2018
Source: Vision UK

The direction of the future work of Vision UK will be the continued formation of the infrastructure organisation which facilitates and encourages partnership and collaborative work while allowing and encouraging members and associates to undertake projects under our aegis or independently. Future of Vision UK document attached below

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