Vision UK 2012 Conference
Date and Time: Tuesday 12 June 2012, 09.00 ? 17.30
Venue: Queen Elizabeth II conference centre, Westminster, London
Bookings for the Vision UK 2012 conference have opened and early bird rates are available until 30th March 2012 at 2011 prices. This year's conference called 'Improving outcomes, increasing value' takes place on Tuesday 12th June at the Queen Elizabeth II conference centre, Westminster, London.
Vision UK 2012 is the only conference in the UK which offers the opportunity to engage with the whole eye health and sight loss sector. Key topics will include preventable sight loss as a public health priority, improving community eye care and sight services and the launch of 'seeing it my way - a quality and outcomes framework for blind and partially sighted people'.
Confirmed speakers include:
? Nick Astbury, Chair of VISION 2020 UK
? Dr Clare Gerada, Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners
? Dr Selwyn Hodge, Chair of Council for the Royal Society of Public Health
? Stephen Remington, Chief Executive of Action for Blind People
? David Scott Ralphs, Chief Executive of Seeability
? Steve Winyard, Head of Policy and Campaigns at Royal National Institute of Blind People
Who should attend?
? Heads of commissioning, directors of commissioning
? GPs and GP consortia, Primary Care managers
? Directors of Public Health, Public Health Professionals and local authority representatives
? Heads of optometry, consultant ophthalmologists, orthoptists
? Hospital and community optometrists
? Eye health liaison officers, health professionals
? Chief executives, chief operating officers across PCTs, SHAs, NHS Trusts
? Adult social services directors and socialcare directors
? Third sector professionals
? Heads of assistive technology
Delegates will have the chance to share and learn from examples of good practice and innovation as well as debate the wider social and economic issues around sight services.
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