National Ophthalmology Database Audit: Year 3 Annual Report – The Second Prospective Report of the National Ophthalmology Database Audit – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) cataract audit to report on all NHS funded cataract surgery in England and Wales. Included in this second prospective report are operations undertaken between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017. For comparisons with results from the first year of

See the light: Improving capacity in NHS eye care in England – All-Party Parliamentary Group on Eye Health and Visual Impairment

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Eye Health and Visual Impairment report that calls for the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, NHS England, The Department of Health and Social Care, local authorities, commissioners, delivery bodies, NHS providers and sustainability  and transformation partnerships (STPs) to act now on eye health.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme North of Tyne & Gateshead – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of the NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme North of Tyne & Gateshead screening service held on 14 September 2017.  The QA visit team identified 1 high priority findings as

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme North and East Devon – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to North and East Devon held on 26 April 2017. The QA visit team identified 6 high priority issues as summarised below: low levels of reporting screening safety incidents identification and implementation of actions following

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme West Sussex – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to West Sussex held on 29 June 2017.  The QA visit team identified 6 high priority findings as summarised below: internal quality assurance oversight and reporting long term capacity and demand planning for screening and

Eye Health Needs Assessment of people in Lincolnshire, Rutland, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire – Public Health England

Good eye health will enable people to live as independently as possible, have a high quality of life and save the cost of avoidable visual loss. As well as providing an overview of population need in the region and eye

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme North West London – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to North West London Diabetic Eye Screening Programme held on 8 February 2017.  It makes one high priority recommendation: review the exclusions management process and ensure that the governance arrangements are explicit

Cataracts in adults: management: NICE guideline [NG77] – NICE

This guideline covers managing cataracts in adults aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care before, during and after cataract surgery by optimising service organisation, referral and surgical management, and reducing complications. It further aims to improve the availability

Older people’s experiences of sight loss in care homes – Thomas Pocklington Trust

This study aims to begin to address a gap in evidence by giving a voice to older care home residents with sight loss as well as exploring the perspectives of their relatives and care staff. It explores questions around how residents with

The Way Forward options to help meet demand for the current and future care of patients with eye disease: Cataract – Royal College of Ophthalmlologists

Report from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists to identify current methods of working and schemes devised by ophthalmology departments in the UK to help meet the increasing demand on ophthalmic services in terms of Cataract.  This report identifies good practice

The Way Forward options to help meet demand for the current and future care of patients with eye disease: Glaucoma – Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Report from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists to identify current methods of working and schemes devised by ophthalmology departments in the UK to help meet the increasing demand on ophthalmic services in terms of Glaucoma.  This report identifies good practice

The Way Forward options to help meet demand for the current and future care of patients with eye disease: Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy – Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Report from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists to identify current methods of working and schemes devised by ophthalmology departments in the UK to help meet the increasing demand on ophthalmic services in terms of Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy.

The Way Forward options to help meet demand for the current and future care of patients with eye disease: Emergency Eye Care – Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Report from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists to identify current methods of working and schemes devised by ophthalmology departments in the UK to help meet the increasing demand on ophthalmic services in terms of Emergency Eye Care.  This report identifies