Family Practitioner Services (FPS) Statistics for Northern Ireland Quarterly Series – Q2 19/20

29 November 2019
Source: Business Services Organisation

This quarterly series is a subset of the FPS annual statistical publication with data provided for selected key tables. The quarterly updates within a year should be treated as provisional and may be revised when figures are finalised to produce the end of year annual report. Section 3 are the Ophthalmic Statistics This publication can be accessed on the BSO

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Macular Society receives £400,000 Lottery grant for Northern Ireland

17 October 2019
Source: Macular Society

Leading sight loss charity the Macular Society is set to significantly expand its services in Northern Ireland after receiving a £400,000 grant from the National Lottery. The Society has been awarded the funding from the National Lottery Community Fund Northern Ireland to help it support people with macular disease all over the country for the next five years. The grant

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Funding boost for Macular Society in Northern Ireland

3 October 2018
Source: Macular Society in Northern Ireland

Leading sight loss charity the Macular Society has been boosted by a grant from Big Lottery  Fund, which will support its work across Northern Ireland for the next 12 months. The charity has been awarded £50,000 of continuation funding from Big Lottery Fund Northern Ireland’s ‘Reaching Out – Connecting Older People’ programme to help it deliver vital services to people

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Dept of Health, Social Services and Public Safety: Developing Eye Care Partnerships: Improving the Commissioning and Provision of Eyecare Services in Northern Ireland

7 February 2018
Source: Dept of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

This document sets out the strategic direction for eyecare services in Northern Ireland for the next five years. It builds on the consultation document Developing Eyecare Partnerships – Improving Eyecare provision in Northern Ireland which was published for consultation in July 2011. One hundred consultation responses were received. Developing Eye Care Partnerships document attached below:    

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Dept of Health Northern Ireland: Health and Wellbeing 2026 – Delivering Together

27 October 2016

Health and Wellbeing 2026: Delivering Together, is the outworking of the Expert Panel’s recommendations. Health Minister Michelle O’Neill sets out a commitment to tackle the issues faced in our Health and Social Care system through decisive political leadership. To read the report click here

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Save the Date Conference and training day on Diabetic Eye Screening in Northern Ireland Thursday 13th October 2016

16 September 2016

The NIDESP, in partnership with QUB, will be marking World Sight Day 2016 with a conference on Diabetic Eye Screening in Northern Ireland. Speakers on the day will include: Dr Michael Quinn, BHSCT – Clinical Lead for DESP Professor Tunde Peto Professor Jonathan Jackson Professor Nathan Congdon Please place a marker in your diary for Thursday 13th October 2016 A full programme

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RSM: Developing eye care partnerships in Northern Ireland

26 August 2015
Source: Royal Society of Medicine

Raymond Curran discusses eye care partnerships in Northern Ireland. He explains how the Health and Social Care Board has identified barriers to change within eye care, and developed a structured approach to developing a new system. This lecture was part of an event called ‘National diabetic eye screening conference 2014: integration, where do I fit in?’ at The Royal Society of

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