Videos of the presentations from the VISION 2020 UK Dementia and Sight loss Day 19/07/16

22 August 2016
Source: VISION 2020 UK

The Videos of the presentations from the VISION 2020 UK Dementia and Sight loss Day in collaboration with Health Education England in the West Midlands, NHS England West Midlands Local Eye Health Network and Sight Village 19/07/16 are now available. Links to the Videos are below Matt Broom, What is VISION 2020 UK: https://youtu.be/hTemX2CiQAs Gemma Jolly, Alzheimers Society.  Dementia and

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NHS England Specialised Commissioning Recruitment information for applicants to the following post: NHS England Specialised Commissioning Recruitment information for applicants to the following post: Clinical Reference Group Patient and Public Member

16 June 2016
Source: NHS Englanfd

NHS England is seeking to appoint three patient/public members to each of the 42 Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs) in Specialised Commissioning (126 posts in total). CRGs, which are grouped within six Programmes of Care bring together groups of clinicians, commissioners, public health experts, patients and carers. They use their specific knowledge and expertise to advise NHS England on the provision

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NHS England: Patient and Public Voice opportunity to join the NHS England, Specialised Commissioning Quality Assurance Implementation Programme Board

7 June 2016
Source: NHS England

  Please see below information on a PPV opportunity in Specialised Commissioning, NHS England.  The opportunity is available to apply from today, with a closing date of noon on Friday 17 June.  An outline of the role is provided below.  Further information on the role can be found on the following link to the job pack and application form – https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/application/sc-qa-imp-prog-board

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NHS England Specialised Commissioning: Recruiting for Clinical Reference Group Patient and Public Member

31 May 2016
Source: NHS England Specialised Commissioning

Recruitment information for applicants to the following post:  Clinical Reference Group Patient and Public Member         NHS England is seeking to appoint three patient/public members to each of the 42 Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs) in Specialised Commissioning (126 posts in total). CRGs, which are grouped within six Programmes of Care bring together groups of clinicians, commissioners, public health experts, patients

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NHS England introduces new software to improve website accessibility

19 May 2016
Source: NHS England

Marking Global Accessibility Awareness Day, NHS England has announced the addition of new software to its website to open it up to more people. The NHS England website now features Texthelp’s ‘Browsealoud’ – an innovative and free-to-use support tool which will read aloud and translate webpage content to users, allowing for a better and easier overall visitor experience. As a

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Update from NHS England on the Accessible Information Standard

17 May 2016
Source: NHS England

1.     Overview The Accessible Information Standard was published by NHS England, following approval as a new ‘information standard’ for the NHS and adult social care system, in July 2015. Officially called SCCI1605 Accessible Information, the Accessible Information Standard (‘the Standard’) directs and defines a specific, consistent approach to identifying, recording, flagging, sharing and meeting individuals’ information and communication support needs,

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Dementia and Sight Loss Day at Sight Village. 19/06/2015 Programme for the Day

5 May 2016
Source: VISION 2020 UK Dementia and Sight Loss Committee

VISION 2020 UK, Health Education England in the West Midlands, NHS England West Midlands Local Eye Health Network and Sight Village are pleased to invite you to a Dementia and Sight Loss day at Sight Village Birmingham on Tuesday 19th July 2016 New Bingley Hall, Hockley Circus, Birmingham B18 5PP The event is free and tickets are available here: To book

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NHS England: Accessible Information Standard Update

20 April 2016
Source: NHS England

Webpage Link    Please note that the link to the Accessible Information Standard (AIS) webpages has been  changed to https://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/patients/accessibleinfo/ The NHS England digital team will redesign the AIS webpages to improve the “look and feel” of the content, following a consultation with web users, which will conclude in the next few weeks.  In the meantime, AIS Webpages have been

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VISION 2020 UK hosts Integrated Care Event in collaboration with ADASS and NHS England

Peter Fahy

19 November 2015
Source: VISION 2020 UK

VISION 2020 UK, the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration and co-operation between organisations that focus on eye health and sight loss, has brought together senior representatives from health, social care and the voluntary sector at an event in London supported by Thomas Pocklington Trust. This round table event focussed exclusively on integrated care and was held in collaboration with ADASS

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