“My ophthalmologist said she would have me sterilised” Vision UK’s chief executive Keith Valentine shared his “brutal” diagnosis with retinitis pigmentosa at the age of 11 while addressing the National Optical Conference

15 November 2017
Source: Optometry Today

The importance of working in a “small, smart and useful” way was highlighted by Vision UK’s chief executive at the National Optical Conference (Chesford Grange, 8-9 November). Delivering his keynote address, Keith Valentine explained that Vision UK brings together the work of several organisations with a similar focus, including the UK Vision Strategy and VISION 2020 UK. He emphasised that

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LOCSU: Health Minister will meet optical sector ‘with its sleeves rolled up’ at NOC 2016

27 May 2016
Source: LOCSU

Health minister, Alistair Burt, is to attend this year’s National Optical Conference as a headline speaker. The Minister for Community and Social Care who is responsible for all primary care, including ophthalmic services – will be speaking at the flagship optical event, taking place 10-11 November 2016. Announcing the news, LOCSU MD, Katrina Venerus, said: “Mr Burt outlined his intention

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