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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Public Health England and the British and Irish Orthoptic Society launch e-learning module for child vision screening

24 April 2019
Source: Public Health England/BIOS

PHE and the British and Irish Orthoptic Society today launch e-learning module for child vision screening The Child Vision Screening e-learning module aims of this resource are to assist child vision screeners carry out their roles. It: • is used as part of the initial training if they are new to this role • enables child vision screeners to meet

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RNIB is raising concerns with Public Health England because their new report fails to highlight eye health.

9 April 2019
Source: NHS Networks

RNIB is raising concerns with Public Health England because their new report: A Menu of Interventions for Productive Healthy Ageing For pharmacy teams working in different settings makes no mention of eye health. Helen Lee, Policy and Campaigns Manager, is calling on the eye health sector to raise their concerns. Vision UK support this call and is very concerned about

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Public Health England: Health Profile for England: the health of England today and into the future

27 September 2018
Source: Public Health England

We have now published the first update to our Health Profile for England, a report which gives the most comprehensive picture of the health of the population. When we published last year’s report, it was the first time we had presented our population health data in a way that told a story. Now, just over a year on, we have

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Public Health England: Guidance: People with dementia and learning disabilities: reasonable adjustments

9 July 2018
Source: Public Health England

Information on the importance of meeting the needs of people with dementia and learning disabilities. This guide aims to help staff in public health, health services and social care to provide services that are accessible to people with learning disabilities that have or are at risk of developing dementia. Additionally, this guide is also intended to be of use to

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Public Health England: Improving the Health and Wellbeing of People with Learning Disabilities

9 November 2017

Vision UK were very glad to see both Sight Loss and the work of SeeAbility included in this document. Guidance for social care providers and commissioners (to support implementation of the health charter) People with learning disabilities have poorer health than the general population, much of which is avoidable. This means that people with learning disabilities experience health inequalities, often starting

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Public Health England publish Child vision screening resources

24 October 2017
Source: Public Health England

A set of resources to support the commissioning and delivery of child vision screening. Includes a service specification, competencies, leaflets and template letters. Screening for reduced vision in children aged 4 to 5 years is primarily undertaken to detect children with amblyopia, a form of abnormal vision system development. The most common predisposing conditions are strabismus (squint) and refractive error (focusing

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Public Health England: Falls and fracture consensus statement Supporting commissioning for prevention

6 February 2017
Source: Public Health England

Produced by Public Health England with the National Falls Prevention Coordination Group member organisations. January 2017. The National Falls Prevention Coordination Group (NFPCG) is made up of organisations involved in the prevention of falls, care for falls-related injuries and the promotion of healthy ageing. It was formed with the aim of coordinating and supporting falls prevention activity in England. At

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