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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Vision UK response to the Public Health England consultation relating to the Public Health Outcomes Framework.

20 February 2019
Source: Vision UK

Attached is the Vision UK response to the Public Health England consultation relating to the Public Health Outcomes Framework. The deadline for the consultation is 11.45pm Friday 22 February. The consultation can be found here We have worked with colleagues at the Clinical Council for Eye Health Commissioning, England Vision Strategy and CVIC (Certificate of Vision Impairment Committee) who are

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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: Current and future state of nation’s health revealed

12 September 2018
Source: Public Health England

PHE has published a new Health Profile for England report giving the most comprehensive picture of the health of England today and into the future. The Health Profile for England report covers life expectancy; major causes of death; mortality trends; child health; inequality in health; wider determinants of health; and current health protection issues. Data and evidence contained in Health

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RCOphth Response to the BBC features on Children’s Eye Testing/Vision Screening (22 August 2018)

3 September 2018
Source: Royal College of Ophthalmologists

In October 2017, Public Health England released new guidance for local authorities (LA) to support vision screening testing for all children aged 4-5 years (https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-guidance-to-improve-vision-screening-for-young-children). The supporting documents, available online, include parent information leaflets, with a link to the NHS choices web pages on childhood vision testing (https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/eye-tests-in-children/). These resources were developed by a multi-disciplinary group, including representatives from the

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Public Health England Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) eye health indicator, April 2016 – March 2017 CVI data published on 1 May 2018

20 August 2018
Source: Certifications (CVIs) Office

Public Health England Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) eye health indicator, April 2016 – March 2017 CVI data was published on 1 May 2018 https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/public-health-outcomes-framework/data#gid/1000044/pat/6/ati/102/page/0/nn//par/E12000004/are/E06000015 The CVI office aims to respond on all CVI related enquiries and requests to the CVI data which are not in the public domain as well as ecvi website (“Electronic news from the Certifications (CVIs)

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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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April 2016–March 2017 CVI data for the Public Health Outcomes Framework sight loss indicator published

9 May 2018
Source: Public Health England

This is to inform you that on the 1st May 2018 Public Health England Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) eye health indicator figures have been updated with April 2016 – March 2017 CVI data: https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/public-health-outcomes-framework/data#gid/1000044/pat/6/ati/102/page/0/nn//par/E12000004/are/E06000015 4.12i – Preventable sight loss – age related macular degeneration (AMD) 4.12ii – Preventable sight loss – glaucoma 4.12iii – Preventable sight loss – diabetic

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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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