NICE: Draft guideline on Macular degeneration

13 July 2017
Source: NICE

This draft guideline and its supporting evidence are now out for consultation. VISION 2020 UK is looking to submit comments on the draft guideline; it is a valuable opportunity to ensure that the guideline considers issues important to our members please do send any comments to m.broom@VISION2020UK.org.uk. The consultation page has all the information and documents.  We would very much appreciate

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VISION 2020 UK response to the DOH and DWP: Improving lives: The Work, Health and Disability Green Paper Consultation

15 February 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK

Attached is the VISION 2020 UK response to the  DOH and DWP: Improving lives: The Work, Health and Disability Green Paper Consultation.  This is for reference  The closing date for this was the 17th of February  

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NHS England Accessible information Standard Consultation reminder

2 February 2017
Source: NHS England

From 1st August 2016 onwards, all organisations that provide NHS care or adult social care are legally required to follow the Accessible Information Standard. The standard aims to make sure that people who have a disability, impairment or sensory loss are provided with information that they can easily read or understand and with support so they can communicate effectively with

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CQC: launch a formal consultation on the next phase of regulation

20 December 2016
Source: CQC

The consultation document, ‘Our next phase of regulation: A more targeted, responsive and collaborative approach’, follows our strategy for 2016 to 2021(Available on our website at http://www.cqc.org.uk/content/our-strategy-2016-2021), published in May 2016, which sets out an ambitious vision for a more targeted, responsive and collaborative approach to regulation, so that more people get high-quality care. We want your views on a

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VISION 2020 UK Response to ‘National tariff payment system 2017/18 to 2018/19: a consultation’ 

1 December 2016
Source: VISION 2020 UK

NHS Improvement and NHS England have put forward proposals for the 2017/19 national tariff payment system. Their main stated objective for the 2017 to 2019 national tariff is to support providers of NHS care and commissioners to deliver sustainable, high quality care. In response to feedback from the NHS, they are proposing to set the tariff for two years: 2017/18

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Dept of Health: Open consultation on the Updated CVI form and explanatory notes

23 November 2016
Source: Dept of Health

The Department of Health is seeking views on the revised Certificate of Vision Impairment (CVI) and the explanatory notes for ophthalmologists and hospital clinic staff. Consultation Closes: 3 January 2017 11:45pm The CVI and the ‘Explanatory notes for consultant ophthalmologists and hospital eye clinic staff in England’ (ENs) have been revised with a group of stakeholders led by the Department

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Department of Health: Improving lives: work, health and disability green paper. Consultation

23 November 2016
Source: Dept of Health

This government wants to help everyone to be able to enjoy the independence, security and good health that being in work can bring. We know that the right type of work is good for an individual’s physical and mental health. Work can bring other benefits – introduce a sense of purpose, raise self-esteem, and allow people to build relationships. Many

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UK Government consultation: Work, health and disability

3 November 2016
Source: Wales Council for the Blind

The UK Government has announced a consultation to look at how disabled people and those with long-term health conditions can be given more support to find and retain work. Fewer than 5 in 10 disabled people are in employment and the consultation will look for ways to close this ’employment gap’. Comments are invited from disabled people, organisations which support

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Consultation on changes to NHS Digital Statistics 2016/17 – 2018/19. Consultation Response

26 October 2016
Source: NHS Digital

NHS Digital (HSCIC as was)  have now published their response to the consultation which includes a summary of what they were told us and the actions they are taking as a result. As stated in the original consultation, they have also published  all consultation responses  with contact details removed. If you would like to know more about the consultation or if you have

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HSCIC: Consultation on changes to HSCIC Statistics 2016/17 – 2018/19

19 May 2016

VISION 2020 UK are making people aware of the HSCIC consultation on statistics here: http://www.hscic.gov.uk/article/7041  The word version of the consultation is attached. The sections to look at a re: Annex D, D1 Registered Blind and Partially Sighted People  which the HSCIC re proposing to stop collecting data on. There is also Annex C, C5 General Ophthalmic Services activity statistics, selected statistics

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