RNIB introduces ground-breaking framework for Low Vision care

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is launching the development of a landmark set of guidelines and framework to help low vision clinics provide best practice care, which it will unveil today at a launch event at its state-of-the-art Low Vision Centre in the charity’s headquarters in London.

£1 million boost for wireless innovations to improve patient care

Trials of new wireless technologies to help improve patient care and strengthen connectivity in A&Es and ambulance bays are set to launch across seven NHS trusts, following new funding from NHS England.

AOP welcomes report calling for redirection of future funding from secondary to primary and community services

The King’s Fund says a shift in focus away from hospital care in England’s ‘failing health and care system’ is essential.

CHEC celebrates surgeon’s 1000th cataract surgery

Community healthcare provider marks Lancashire surgeon’s major milestone.

Glaucoma UK and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists announce research award 2024

Glaucoma UK and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists are collaborating to run this prestigious award which has previously funded a range of research topics from prospective stem cell treatments to the use of big data in patient risk stratification.

100% Ophthalmology Programme Insights

We spoke to some of the Eye News family about their upcoming presentations at 100% Opthalmology, 24–26 February 2024, ExCeL London, UK.

CooperVision announces ‘Fresh Start’ the next phase of its ‘Fresh Thinking’ campaign at 100% Optical 2024

Leading manufacturer continues conversation with eyecare professionals on shaping the future of the contact lens patient fitting journey.

Orbis and FundamentalVR to talk at 100% Optical

The health care technology company teams up with the global non-profit to showcase how simulation, telemedicine and virtual reality (VR) are changing the landscape of cataract surgery education.

Ophthalmic Aid to Eastern Europe (OAEE) Bursaries 2024

OAEE assists young eye doctors from Eastern Europe to attend as observers in specialist clinics in the UK where a fee for observerships is charged. It also helps fund teaching visits by UK ophthalmologists to Eastern Europe and gives travel bursaries to ophthalmologists and orthoptists wishing to present papers at national and international eye congresses in the region.

Don’t miss Optometry Tomorrow 2024

There is still time to register for the College of Optometrists’ flagship event, Optometry Tomorrow.

WATCH EPISODE 9: Beyond 2020 with the Andean Medical Mission

Welcome to the 9th episode of Beyond 2020, the series that looks at strategies to eliminate avoidable blindness in countries with developing eyecare services and shares ideas and solutions to common difficulties in working abroad.

“She’s the Lewis Capaldi of the art world”: the young visually impaired artist transforming creativity

Hannah Evans (17) from Linlithgow, has been creating art since she was three years old and has three group exhibitions and three large solo shows under her belt. She is also partially sighted, autistic, and has specific learning and communication disabilities.