We've launched a self-advocacy initiative to help patients get timely follow-up appointments for their eye conditions, in partnership with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Macular Society and International Glaucoma Association (IGA).
On 24 May, we’ll be hosting a short event at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists annual congress in Birmingham. Got an appointment coming up at the eye clinic? Why not share details of the event with them so we can work together to secure the best care for patients!
In March, three Clinical Commissioning Groups which manage the budget for the local healthcare across Worcestershire announced that they were exploring plans to reduce costs in some treatment areas, including cataract surgery. Find out how to have your say.
A new opportunity has arisen with the Care Quality Commission who are looking for people with sensory loss to get involved in their inspections. Find out more!
In November 2015, South Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) which manages the budget for the local healthcare announced that second eye cataract surgery would be automatically rejected unless clinicians could demonstrate that an exception should be made.