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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Certificates of Visual Impairment (CVI) and accompanying guidance have been updated by DHSC

21 November 2018
Source: The Department of Health and Social Care

The Department of Health and Social Care launch a more interactive CVI form.  The update includes the replaced the pdf of the Certificate of Vision Impairment form with a version that can be completed on screen. Also an OpenDocument Text version of the form has been added.  Vision UK hopes that this will increase the usability of the form and

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CVI Update ENGLAND November 2018 RNIB
CVI Update ENGLAND November 2018 RNIB
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Department of Health launches the updated Certificate of Vision Impairment Form and Explanatory Notes. With Key messages for different audiences

17 August 2017
Source: Department of Health

Background When a person’s sight loss reaches certain levels they are entitled, if consenting, to be certified as severely sight impaired or sight impaired by a Consultant Ophthalmologist. Certification should be seen as an opportunity for the patient to access support and services and not an end point. Certification of Visual Impairment became an NHS outcome measure/public health indicator for

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