RNIB Launches Travel Matters Campaign

12 February 2013

February is Travel Matters month and the RNIB is launching a free travel pack to help blind and partially sighted people use public transport. Using public transport is an essential part of everyday life. For many blind and partially sighted people it’s the only way they can get to work, visit friends and family or attend medical appointments. However, using

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Learning sites will build partnerships between local health and social care commissioners and charity, community and social enterprise sector

12 February 2013

Communities across England will receive funding to help them build partnerships between Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) charities, community groups and social enterprises, thanks to a major investment by the NHS Commissioning Board. Twelve areas will receive up to £50,000 each to support the Building Health Partnerships Programme – development and national sharing of best practice in partnerships and relationships between

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Association of Medical Research Charities supports campaign for all trials to be registered and results reported

8 February 2013

AMRC has today supported the All Trials Registered, All Results Reported campaign. Thousands of clinical trials have not reported their results; some have not even been registered. Information on what was done and what was found in these trials could be lost forever to doctors and researchers, leading to bad treatment decisions, missed opportunities for good medicine, and trials being

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Skills for Care – Resource mapping questionnaire – supported housing

8 February 2013

The Institute of Public Care (IPC) at Oxford Brookes University is carrying out a survey as part of a wider project for Skills for Care (SfC). It is supported by SfC’s Workforce Innovation Programme which explores how people’s care and support needs change and how the workforce has to adapt to meet, the challenges that change can present. The project

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Uveitis training day, Inverness. Friday March 8th

8 February 2013

There is very little available for training and updating for uveitis The Uveitis National Managed Clinical Network, now the Scottish Uveitis Network, are holding a Uveitis Day for a combined target audience of doctors, optometrists and patients in Inverness on Friday March 8th CPD / CET accredited Location: Centre for Health Science, Old Perth Road Inverness IV2 3JH Time: 10.30

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Improving Later Life: Understanding the Oldest Old

8 February 2013

The New Dynamics of Ageing (NDA) Programme and Age UK are mounting this half-day event for practitioners, health and social care professionals, policy makers and anyone with an interest in improving outcomes for people in later life. Specific objectives of the event: To begin to frame a new policy discourse on advanced old age To identify the key areas for

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Weekly Update for VISION 2020 UK subscribers 08/02/2013

8 February 2013

Welcome to the Weekly Update for VISION 2020 UK subscribers 8th February 2013 News The College of Optometrists has published ‘Better data, better care: ophthalmic public health data report 2013’. Full text of the report can be found at: http://www.college-optometrists.org/en/knowledge-centre/PublicAffairs/public-health-data.cfm Fight for Sight’s annual sponsored walk goes national! Carrots NightWalks taking place on 20 September 2013 in London, Birmingham, Cardiff

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Scottish Vision Strategy Conference 2013: Making Strategy Work

8 February 2013

Building on the success of the last three years, the fourth annual Scottish Vision Strategy conference will feature: •A preview of the new UK Vision Strategy •Progress update on the new Scottish Sensory Strategy •Special features on Prevention •Seeing it My Way – service users’ perspectives The conference will be of interest to all those working in the field of

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New International Federation on Ageing report declares vision loss no longer an inevitable part of ageing.

8 February 2013

The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) have released a new report describing the health, social and economic burdens of vision loss on a global society that is rapidly ageing. The report calls for increased public education and awareness programmes, improved public policies and greater integration of preventive eye health interventions into public health systems. The report, titled The High Cost

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Primary Care 2013

7 February 2013

Now in its 23rd successful year, Primary Care continues to be at the forefront of health care events as the UK’s leading conference and exhibition for GPs, commissioning groups and all healthcare professionals working in primary and community care! Featuring an outstanding conference programme, excellent line up of speakers and comprehensive exhibition Primary Care 2013 provides unrivalled learning and networking

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