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Ophthalmic Public Health Network

Bringing together and providing a ready means of communication for all those working on or interested in ophthalmic public health/ eye health. If you have any content that you would like to upload then please send it to Chris McGachy, Network Administrator at CMcGachy@locsu.co.uk
Bringing together and providing a ready means of communication for all those working on or interested in ophthalmic public health/ eye health. If you have any content that you would like to upload then please send it to Chris McGachy, Network Administrator at CMcGachy@locsu.co.uk (less...)

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Higher levels of poor eye health among the homeless, study reveals
New study results shows a clear need for the provision of eye tests and spectacles to tackle the issues and prevent visual impairment among the homeless.
17:41 - Mon 24 Apr 2017
Improving eye health through community optical practices
New briefing from the OC, LOCSU and the Local Government Association highlights the role community optical practices can play in improving eye health and general health and wellbeing
15:08 - Mon 03 Oct 2016
PHE bulletin: 29 September 2016
Highlights of the latest bulletin from Public Health England are new diabetes prevalence data, cancer data, and figures for Men B vaccination.
15:03 - Mon 03 Oct 2016
Health Select Committee report: public health post 2013 – structures, organisation, funding and delivery
The Health Select Committee published their second report of the second session of this parliament on Thursday 1st September. The report, Public health post 2013 – structures, organisation, funding and...
16:32 - Tue 06 Sep 2016
East and north Hertfordshire diabetic eye screening programme
East and north Hertfordshire diabetic eye screening programme Public Health England has published an executive summary of the quality assurance visit report for the diabetic eye screening programme in east...
16:21 - Tue 06 Sep 2016
Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Action
The government’s plan for action to significantly reduce childhood obesity by supporting healthier choices.
11:31 - Fri 19 Aug 2016
Public Health England publishes a revised Public health skills and knowledge framework
Public Health England has published its revised Public health skills and knowledge framework. The revised framework includes a technical section on evaluating evidence and designing interventions, a policy section on...
11:35 - Mon 15 Aug 2016
People with sight loss face increased risk of depression
People with visual impairment have an increased risk of depression but more training for support staff is needed to ensure signs of depression are recognised and treatment is accessed, according...
18:14 - Thu 30 Jun 2016
Call to action on prevention
All Our Health is a call to action to healthcare professionals working with patients and the population to prevent illness, protect health and promote wellbeing.
10:14 - Mon 13 Jun 2016
PHE has published Fit for the Future – Public Health People
Public Health England (PHE) publishes a review of the public health workforce future capabilities and skills.
10:33 - Mon 23 May 2016