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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Agenda for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 18/10/19

12 September 2019
Source: ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network

The re-scheduled meeting of the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network will take place at 11- 3 on the 18th October 2019 at The Pocklington Hub, BMA House, Entrance D, 4th Floor, Tavistock House South, Tavistock Square, WC1H 9LG. The agenda for the meeting is attached A Speech to Text reporter has been booked for this meeting Sign

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ADASS Agenda 18

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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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RSM/Vision UK Exhibition and Sponsorship Packages for Forward view: Vision and eye health conference

23 August 2019
Source: Vision UK/RSM

Book your exhibition space for the Vision UK and Royal Society of Medicine: Forward view: Vision and eye health Conference. Exhibitions will be in the main space at the conference and you can showcase your work to the diverse audience from across the eye health and sight loss sector and beyond. Exhibition spaces range from Bronze £400 + VAT, Silver

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Vision UK RSM Sponsorship Packages July 2019
Vision UK RSM Sponsorship Packages July 2019
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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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Consultation outcome: Public Health Outcomes Framework: indicator changes 2019 to 2022

16 August 2019
Source: DHSC, Public Health England

Good news that the Government response to the Public Health Outcomes Framework 2019/20 consultation, published on 2 August 2019 – preventable sight loss indicators 4.12i-4.12iv remain the same (please see Annex C) https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/public-health-outcomes-framework-proposed-changes-2019-to-2020

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Scotland’s Accessible Travel Framework Our Delivery Plan for 2019-2020

29 July 2019
Source: Transport Scotland

Vision and priorities for 2019-2020 This Vision and priorities paper has been prepared by Transport Scotland’s Accessible Travel Policy Branch within the Scottish Government. The paper has been genuinely co-produced alongside the Scottish Transport Accessibility Steering Group and its 20 strong representative bodies, the Mobility and Access Committee for Scotland with its 15 Public Appointees and policy officials across the

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Eye: Failing to plan and planning to fail. Can we predict the future growth of demand on UK Eye Care Services?

24 July 2019
Source: Eye

John Cameron Buchan, Paul Norman, Darren Shickle, Andrew Cassels-Brown & Carrie MacEwen The major ophthalmic diseases of public health concern in the UK are cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy (DR) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Older age is a major risk factor for each of these conditions, and expansion of treatment options has increased the resource allocation necessary per case. Hence

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