The latest news and developments in the eye health and sight loss sector.
A new Ophthalmology Common Clinical Competency Framework providing standards of knowledge and skill required for non-medical eye healthcare professionals to deliver patient care has today been launched.
The traditional eye health care team has changed and continues to develop to meet the demands on the hospital eye service due to an increase in successful, but recurrent, treatments and the increase in chronic disease management due to the aging population in the UK.
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has received a major five-year funding award for clinical research from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), recognising the world-leading excellence of our clinical research.
New research suggests patients who receive a single implant to treat diabetic eye disease can increase or sustain vision.
RNIB is encouraging GPs and other primary care professionals across the UK to sign up to its free GP Eye Health Network.
Children’s eye health should be the shared responsibility of all professionals working with children, says a new Green Paper by Boots Opticians.
As local council budgets begin to be set for the next financial year, RNIB calls on professionals to support the next phase of the vision rehabilitation campaign, See, Plan and Provide.
RNIB’s Sight Loss Data Tool has been updated with the latest key information, to help health professionals and local authorities improve and protect sight loss services.
A unique film showing how artificial and natural sight have been combined for the first time in history is revealed at Manchester Science Festival.
College of Optometrists warns of the dangers of wearing novelty contact lenses at Halloween
RNIB and Specsavers urge over 65s this World Sight Day to get their eyes tested