Vision UK response to the Consultation on plans to cease NHS Digital General Ophthalmic Services Workforce and Activity publications.

29 November 2019
Source: Vision UK

NHS Digital collect and publish two data series relating to the General Ophthalmic Services (GOS) arrangements. These services include preventative and corrective eye care for children, people aged 60 and over, people on low incomes and those suffering from or pre-disposed to eye disease. The two ophthalmic data series published by NHS Digital are: 1. The General Ophthalmic Services: Workforce

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Vision UK Response Consultation On Plans To Cease NHS GOS Statistics
Vision UK Response Consultation On Plans To Cease NHS GOS Statistics
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Vision UK is seeking a BAME Working Group Chairperson

30 October 2019
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK are seeking someone who has a comprehensive understanding, and ideally lived experience, of BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) and eye health and sight loss issues to be Chairperson for a developing working group. The Vision UK BAME Working Group Chairperson has a strategic role to play in improving engagement of people from BAME backgrounds with regards eye

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Vision UK BAME Working Group Chair Role Description
Vision UK BAME Working Group Chair Role Description
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Report on the Vision UK and the Royal Society of Medicine GP with Primary Healthcare section’s Forward View: Eye health and sight loss conference’s main points and resources

28 October 2019
Source: Vision UK

The Forward View: Eye health and sight loss conference held on 9 October 2019 was a joint venture between the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) GP with Primary Health Care Section, Vision UK and in association with the RSM Ophthalmology Section and Digital Health Section for everyone involved in eye health and associated care. The day included interactive workshops with

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Conference Learning Outcomes Post Event  Resources Final2
Conference Learning Outcomes Post Event Resources Final2
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Vision UK Statement on the 2019 Spending Round

Vision UK logo

25 October 2019
Source: Vision UK

The 2019 Spending Round outlines the Government’s spending plans for 2020/21 by setting budgets for each central government department. Vision UK thinks the Spending Round is positive for social care and will help in the coming year. However, with people living longer, pressures will continue to rise. If people of all ages are to fulfil their potential, maximise their independence

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Spending Round Briefing
Spending Round Briefing
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Vision UK announces the winners of their new awards

15 October 2019
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK works in collaboration with partners across the eye health and sight loss sector to deliver positive change for blind and partially sighted people. They recently announced the winners for their three new thematic awards and the Astbury, and David Burt OBE Awards at the Forward View Eye Health and Sight Loss Conference held in collaboration with the Royal

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Vision UK and the Royal Society of Medicine GP with Primary Healthcare section celebrate a successful conference

11 October 2019

  Vision UK and the Royal Society of Medicine GP with Primary Healthcare section celebrate a successful conference on Wednesday 9 October, the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) hosted the Vision UK Forward view: Vision and eye health conference, a joint conference between the RSM General Practice (GP) with Primary Health Care Section, Vision UK and in association with the

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Seeing Beyond the Eyes project wins Vision UK John Thompson Award for Excellence in Services, Support and Care 2019

11 October 2019
Source: Visualise Training and Consultancy

Vision UK, the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration with partners across the eye health and sight loss sector recognised the ground-breaking work being done by the Seeing Beyond the Eyes team last night at their joint conference between the RSM GP with Primary Health Care Section, Vision UK and in association with the RSM Ophthalmology Section and Digital Health Section.

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Last day to book tickets for the Vision UK/RSM Forward view: Vision and eye health Conference

7 October 2019

This multidisciplinary conference will bring together health care professionals and vision experts to discuss, engage and create positive strategies for the vision sector. The conference will encompass interactive workshops with tangible takeaways, present new research and updates for all involved in eye health and associated care. This is a joint conference between the RSM GP with Primary Health Care Section,

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Vision UK thematic awards, Astbury Award 2019 and David Burt OBE Award 2019 shortlist

Forward View Vision and Eye Health logo

2 October 2019
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK, the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration with partners across the eye health and sight loss sector have shortlisted the nominations for four new thematic Awards and new David Burt OBE Award as well as the Astbury Award. The winners will be announced at the joint Vision UK and Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) GP with Primary Health Care

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3 Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019 Parul CCEHC
3 Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019 Parul CCEHC
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10 Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019 Irene Stratton
10 Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019 Irene Stratton
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12 Vision UK Thematic Award Services  Support And Care Nomination Form 2019-RAHI, Measuring
12 Vision UK Thematic Award Services Support And Care Nomination Form 2019-RAHI, Measuring
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14 Vision UK Thematic Award E&S Nomination Form 2019-RAHI Systematic Evidence Reviews
14 Vision UK Thematic Award E&S Nomination Form 2019-RAHI Systematic Evidence Reviews
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1 Vision-UK-thematic-&-Astbury-Award-Nomination-Form NHSE Special Schl Optical Svs WG
1 Vision-UK-thematic-&-Astbury-Award-Nomination-Form NHSE Special Schl Optical Svs WG
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4 Vision UK Thematic & Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019 Counselling For SL Crs
4 Vision UK Thematic & Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019 Counselling For SL Crs
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5 Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019 Starting Point
5 Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019 Starting Point
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7 Vision-UK-thematic-&-Astbury-Award-Nomination-Form-2019 - Devon In Sight
7 Vision-UK-thematic-&-Astbury-Award-Nomination-Form-2019 - Devon In Sight
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8 Vision UK Thematic Awards 2019 Entry (KV)
8 Vision UK Thematic Awards 2019 Entry (KV)
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6 Vision-UK-thematic-and-Astbury-Award-Nomination-Form-2019 Seeing Beyond The Eyes
6 Vision-UK-thematic-and-Astbury-Award-Nomination-Form-2019 Seeing Beyond The Eyes
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13 Vision-UK-thematic-RC&T Nomination-Form-2019-RAHI Intraocular Lens Implant
13 Vision-UK-thematic-RC&T Nomination-Form-2019-RAHI Intraocular Lens Implant
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16 Nomination For David Burt Award, Suthar S
16 Nomination For David Burt Award, Suthar S
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2 Vision-UK-thematic-and-Astbury-Award-Nomination-Form-2019 - Simon Labbett
2 Vision-UK-thematic-and-Astbury-Award-Nomination-Form-2019 - Simon Labbett
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3 Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019 Parul CCEHC
3 Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019 Parul CCEHC
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10 Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019 Irene Stratton
10 Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019 Irene Stratton
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11 Vision-UK-Astbury-Award-Nomination-Form-2019 RAHI Career Contrbn
11 Vision-UK-Astbury-Award-Nomination-Form-2019 RAHI Career Contrbn
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Vacancy: Vision UK and RSM: Forward View Conference Volunteers, 9 October 2019

Forward View Vision and Eye Health logo

20 September 2019
Source: Vision UK

Conference: Forward View: vision and eye health conference Date: 9 October 2019 Hours: 08:00 – 17:30 Location: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE (5 minutes walk from Bond Street station and 7 minutes walk from Oxford Circus station) Closing date: 30 September 2019, 17:00 Note: This role does not require a criminal record check. Are you

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