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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Vision UK Learning Early Intervention and Enablement Committee minutes 2019

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17 July 2019
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK Learning Early Intervention and Enablement Committee minutes 2019 4 April 2019 16 July 2019

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Agenda for Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee 2019

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15 July 2019
Source: Vision UK

Agenda for Vision UK Early Intervention and Enablement Committee: 4 April 2019 17 July 2019 16 October 2019

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Agenda Vision UK EIE Cmt, 170719 (for Web)
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ADASS endorses a Professional Register for Vision Rehabilitation Workers

15 July 2019
Source: ADASS

The ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network, the Rehab Workers professional network, Visionary and Vision UK have worked together to achieve the Endorsement of  ADASS for a Professional Register for Vision Rehabilitation Workers.     The professional body for Vision Rehabilitation Workers, the Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network (RWPN), has established a professional register which requires all members to

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Rehabilitaiton Registration Position Statement May 2019
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RWPN Professional Register Guidance Notes For Employers And Commissioners
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Appendix 2 RWPN ROVI  Job Description
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Appendix 3 RWPN CPD Scheme Description Jan 2017
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LSHTM: The Missing Billion: Access to health services for 1 billion people with disabilities

9 July 2019

The global health community has set overarching, ambitious goals for 2030: The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG 3), to “ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.” The World Health Organization’s “triple billion” targets—one billion more people benefitting from universal health care (UHC); one billion more people better protected from health emergencies; and one billion

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Vision UK Learning Disability, Dementia & Sight Loss Committee minutes 2019

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5 July 2019
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK Learning Disability, Dementia & Sight Loss Committee minutes 2019 11 April 2019 

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Dementia and sight loss frequently asked questions

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3 July 2019
Source: Vision UK

The Vision UK Learning Disability, Dementia & Sight Loss Committee (previously known as the VISION 2020 UK Dementia & Sight Loss Committee) has produced a document addressing some of the frequently asked questions by people affected by dementia and sight loss, their carers, and practitioners in dementia and vision services. The practical advice and information offered throughout this document has

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