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NHS England

Special Schools Eye Care Programme seeks assistance in mapping existing schemes

NHS England have made a commitment in the NHS Long Term Plan to commission an in-school visual assessment for all children in special schools in England. This will allow visual assessment, refraction and dispensing of spectacles (where appropriate). The Special Schools Eye Care Programme team are keen to hear from ophthalmologists with existing Special Schools

RCOphth response to NHS England’s Call to Action

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists recommends consultant ophthalmologist-led eye health services to overcome capacity issues and reduce sight loss A response to NHS England’s Call to Action – ‘Improving eye health and reducing sight loss’ The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is the professional body that represents ophthalmologists, who are medically qualified eye doctors in the