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Eye Health Indicators – England

Public Health England (PHE) has updated the Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) Domain 4 “Preventable Sight Loss Indicator” (4.12i to 4.12iv) with April 2017 – March 2018 data.   The recent update applies to preventable sight loss indicators: 4.12i “age related macular degeneration (AMD)”, 4.12ii “glaucoma”, 4.12iii “diabetic eye disease”

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FODO refocuses on protecting and advancing eye care

The FODO Annual General Meeting took place in London on 14 May with Chair Lynda Oliver setting out how the organisation was successfully transitioning to a new operating model to scale up its strategic work in protecting and advancing eye care in the UK and Ireland, as well as supporting

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FODO AGM 2019

The FODO AGM 2019 will take place from 12.00 to 13.15 on Tuesday 14 May at 199 Gloucester Terrace London W2 6LD.   The AGM will be asked to approve a resolution updating the FODO Articles of Association Details of the proposed changes are here and you can access the articles

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CORU recruitment of assessors: Optometrist and Dispensing Optician

CORU, Ireland’s multi-profession health and social care regulator is actively recruiting assessors to review qualifications for recognition of Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians.   CORU is seeking educators and practitioners in both professions to apply and work with them as quickly as possible. If you would like to engage with fellow

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Transforming Ophthalmology – NHS England Open Webinar

NHS England’s Elective Care Transformation Programme (ECTP) has set up EyesWise a project to encourage new ways of working by eye services, primarily through the ECTP’s High Impact Interventions for Ophthalmology.   NHS England is running an introductory webinar for all-comers on Wednesday 24 April 2019 (13:00-14:30).   It will focus

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