The call to action aims to focus on taking a more preventative approach to eye care, with early detection by primary care services and effective management in the community.
In formulating the IGA response, we will be seeking the view of our group of trustees which includes ophthalmologists, opticians, ophthalmic nurses and most importantly people with glaucoma.
NHS England wants to hear from the public, patients and professionals before 12 September. Everyone is entitled to provide a response and can do so by completing the online survey or by printing off the accessible form. https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/consultation/895da3ca
Local events will be taking place around the country to encourage everyone to become involved. A full list of these, together with links to other information is available on the Local Optical Committee Support Unit website. http://www.locsu.co.uk/communications/calltoaction
The results of the Call to Action will be used to decide the future development of eye health services, and represents a significant opportunity for people with glaucoma and the professionals who manage them to provide a strong, coherent response to achieving the best possible patient centred care.
For further information about the IGA response and activity to support this consultation please contact: email@example.com http://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/qual-clin-lead/calltoaction/eye-cta/
Glaucoma UK’s Board of Trustees is considering changing the charity’s membership model. The result would be that the trustees would become the only voting members.
The Board would continue to draw trustees from our membership and the people we support, and the charity would continue to provide opportunities for the people who use our services to influence how we deliver them.
We would welcome your views.Read More