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Sight loss due to delays in eye care

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has revealed the “devastating” impact of delays and pressure on national glaucoma services. In ...
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FODO issues guide to help optical businesses meet new GOC standards

A new guide produced by FODO highlights key standards in new General Optical Council (GOC) Standards for Optical Businesses that ...
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Spending Round 2019

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid has announced the government’s spending plans for 2020-21 in the Spending Round on ...
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Optical Confederation Updates Safeguarding and Prevent Guidance for Optical Practices and Practitioners in the UK

The Optical Confederation has today published updated Guidance on Safeguarding, Mental Capacity, Deprivation of Liberties and the Prevent Strategy - ...
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NHS England issues new guidance on Integrated Care Providers and CCGs

NHS England has now published a suite of documents about how CCGs will continue in the new world of the ...
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@hsib_org highlights “devastating” impact of delays and pressure on NHS glaucoma services, causing avoidable #sightloss @TweetIGA @VisionUKGB. At last NHS and public health is waking up to the devastating impacts of avoidable sight loss

@hsib_org highlights “devastating” impact of delays and pressure on NHS glaucoma services, causing avoidable #sightloss and calls for action on the capacity crisis. FODO fully supports this long overdue call to action to prevent avoidable sight loss.

Don’t let eye disease steal your sight. Book an #eyetest with a registered eye health professional this #WorldSightDay and put your #VisionFirst.

Try to kick smoking this #EyeWeek. It causes eye damage as well as heart and lung disease and cancer. NHS 'quit smoking' service is free, non-judgemental and there to help. Give it a try for your eye sight's sake. #VisionMatters #eyehealth #VisionUK

Healthy eyes last a lifetime. For good #eyehealth, children should be outside in natural daylight and have regular free NHS #sighttests. They should also wear good quality sunglasses in bright sunshine to protect against UV. #EyeWeek #VisionMatters #VisionUK

This #EyeWeek, ask your employer about a free #sighttest. If you use a computer screen at work your employer should fund it and encourage breaks to rest your eyes. Remember to keep blinking and look away from the screen every 20 minutes or so. #VisionMatters #eyetests #VisionUK