Nystagmus and driving – publication update

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10 March 2019
Source: Nystagmus Network

In line with recent changes at the DVLA we have updated our free to download booklet, Nystagmus and Driving. To make sure you know all the facts about driving and nystagmus, please download your copy today. Because of the hundreds of questions we are asked every year about nystagmus and driving, we shall be joined this year at Open Day

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Response to Welsh Government’s Consultation on ‘Action on Disability: the Right to Independent Living’

Welsh Government logo

10 March 2019
Source: Wales Council of the Blind

See below joint responses from Guide Dogs Cymru, RNIB Cymru and Wales Council of the Blind to the Welsh Government’s consultation on ‘Action on Disability: the Right to Independent Living’.  

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FINAL Consultation Response For Action On Disability The Right To Independent Living - RNIB, Guide Dogs, WCB Final
FINAL Consultation Response For Action On Disability The Right To Independent Living - RNIB, Guide Dogs, WCB Final
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FINAL Action Plan Response - RNIB, Guide Dogs, WCB Final
FINAL Action Plan Response - RNIB, Guide Dogs, WCB Final
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Response to Welsh Government’s consultation on ‘Connected Communities: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation’

Welsh Government logo

10 March 2019
Source: Wales Council of the Blind

See below response from Wales Council of the Blind with contributions and support from other organisations to the Welsh Government’s consultation on ‘Connected Communities: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation’.  

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FINAL Response To Connected Communities Tackling Loneliness And Social Isolation
FINAL Response To Connected Communities Tackling Loneliness And Social Isolation
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BMJ Open: Impact of eye clinic liaison officers: a qualitative study in UK ophthalmology clinics

6 March 2019
Source: BMJ Open

Objectives:    To explore the impact of eye clinic liaison officers (ECLOs, also known as sight loss advisors) on the processes, functions and quality of ophthalmology clinics through the experiences of ophthalmology staff in the UK. Design: Qualitative study. Setting: UK hospital ophthalmology clinics. Participants:  Health and social care professionals in the UK. Results:  ECLOs who had a presence in

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West Midlands LEHN Animated Video: Look after your eyes

Look after your eyes video screen shot

27 February 2019
Source: England Vision Strategy

The West Midlands Local Eye Health Network has developed a video, with the support of Eye Health UK, to help people look after their eyes. Key messages include the importance of having regular eye tests, eating healthy foods and protecting your eyes from ultra-violet light. To watch the video on Vimeo click here.

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Vision UK response to the Public Health England consultation relating to the Public Health Outcomes Framework.

20 February 2019
Source: Vision UK

Attached is the Vision UK response to the Public Health England consultation relating to the Public Health Outcomes Framework. The deadline for the consultation is 11.45pm Friday 22 February. The consultation can be found here We have worked with colleagues at the Clinical Council for Eye Health Commissioning, England Vision Strategy and CVIC (Certificate of Vision Impairment Committee) who are

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Proposed Changes To The Public Health Outcomes Framework From 2019 Vision UK
Proposed Changes To The Public Health Outcomes Framework From 2019 Vision UK
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College of Optometrists: Consensus Statement Myopia Management

20 February 2019
Source: College of Optometrists

Myopia is a global problem. The rising prevalence and the risks of sight-threatening ocular pathology associated with myopia are well documented. On 15 June 2018, The College of Optometrists held a roundtable meeting to bring together clinicians, researchers and lead organisations across eye health, to consider the current evidence on childhood and adult myopia management. This consensus statement represents an

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Myopia Management Consensus
Myopia Management Consensus
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Papers for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 15/02/19

12 February 2019
Source: ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network + Vision UK

Papers for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 15/02/19  To be held on 15/02/19, 11.00am – 3.00pm Location: Thomas Pocklington Trust, The Pocklington Hub, Tavistock House South, Tavistock Square, WC1H 9LG A Speech to Text reporter has been booked for this meeting

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ADASS Agenda 15
ADASS Agenda 15

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Rehabilitaiton Registration Position Statement Draft 7
Rehabilitaiton Registration Position Statement Draft 7
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Appendix 2 RWPN ROVI  Job Description
Appendix 2 RWPN ROVI Job Description
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Appendix 3 RWPN CPD Scheme Description Jan 2017
Appendix 3 RWPN CPD Scheme Description Jan 2017
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4 Drugs & Alcohol ADASS PSI Network Meeting February 2019 V2, Dormer G
4 Drugs & Alcohol ADASS PSI Network Meeting February 2019 V2, Dormer G
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ECLO Presentation ADASS 15 02 19 Final
ECLO Presentation ADASS 15 02 19 Final
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ILT Presentation- Adass- 2019
ILT Presentation- Adass- 2019
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ECLO Presentation ADASS 15 02 19 Final
ECLO Presentation ADASS 15 02 19 Final
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Agenda for the ADASS Physical Disabilities, Sensory Impairment and HIV/AIDS Network Meeting 15/02/19

4 February 2019

Attached is the agenda for the ADASS al Disabilities, Sensory Impairment and HIV/AIDS Network meeting.on 15/02/19. The meeting will be from 11.00am – 3.00pm a Thomas Pocklington Trust, The Pocklington Hub, Tavistock House South, Tavistock Square, WC1H 9LG If you would like to attend please let us know tayyaba.kamal@visionuk.org.uk Further papers will be sent out as soon as possible.  

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ADASS Agenda 15
ADASS Agenda 15

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The Kings Fund: Reimagining community services Making the most of our assets

24 January 2019
Source: The Kings Fund

This report is a call to action on community services. The longstanding ambition to strengthen these services has not been realised. Growing financial and workforce pressures are having an impact on the ability of service providers to meet the needs of the population and to make a reality of the vision set out in the NHS five year forward view

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Reimagining Community Services Report King Fund 2018
Reimagining Community Services Report King Fund 2018
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