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What’s New?

Tue 15 October 19 | Free 6 Interactive point CET/CPD Seeing Beyond the Eyes Workshop - new dates announced
Seeing Beyond The Eyes free 6 Interactive point workshops are coming to Bristol, London, Croydon, Harrogate, Sheffield and Gloucester very soon, so if you haven't attended yet you can book here.


Tue 15 October 19 | Poor eyesight and hearing loss costs billions!

Source: UKNEHS

UK’s first vision and hearing survey aims to capture vital data on UK issues

A lack of accurate data is contributing to a £58billion bill for vision and hearing loss in the UK, according to a report published today that calls on the Government to support the first ever national survey of the UK population’s sensory needs. Read more......

https://www.visionuk.org.uk/poor-eyesight-and-hearing-loss-costs-billions/


Wed 02 October 19 | CET Event Basingstoke 23 October 2019

Hosted and Sponsored by Sight And Sound Technology "Technology Solutions In Practice"

 3 Interative CET Points What’s it about?: This is an introduction to the technological solutions available to blind and low vision patients. The C-71897 Competencies are covered in this course Professionals that CET is available to are listed below, but we welcome anyone who is a member of Hampshire LOC to this event to broaden their knowledge of blind and low vision solutions
  • Dispensing optician: Low Vision, Communication, Standards of Practice, Ocular Abnormalities, Optical Appliances
  • Optometrist: Optical Appliances, Communication, Standards of Practice, Ocular Disease
Sight and Sound Technology are the UK's leading provider of solutions to the blind, partially sighted and those with learning and reading difficulties. By working alongside private individuals, charitable organisations, educational establishments and commercial enterprises we help our users unleash their full potential. Venue for the CET  Evening Event 23 October 2019 Apollo Hotel, Aldermaston Roundabout, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 9NU Timings for the evenings: 18:15 - 19:00      Registration and networking/sandwiches 19:00 -  20:45      CET together with Q&A 20:45 - 21:00      Feedback and Close _______________________________________________________________________ Reply Slip Please reply by email to isilk@hampshireloc.org.uk no later than  Monday 14 October for the Basingstoke event on 23 October 2019  If you are replying by post please send to the following address by the respective due dates: Hampshire LOC Business Manager,c/o 5 Lily Walk, Durrington, Salisbury Wiltshire SP4 8ND. Please provide the following information to book your place. I would like to attend the Basingstoke CET event on 23 October 2019. Name: ………………………………GOC no ………………........      Practice:………………… Practice Address:……………………………………………………………………………………. Email address for confirmation of place: ………………………………………………………….. Special Dietary Requirements?........................................................................  

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Business Manager: Ian Silk (07808) 658143 | Postal Address: c/o 5 Lily Walk, Durrington, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP4 8ND