Archive for the ‘Eye Care’ Category

A Stitch In Time – Simon Lucas thinks the NHS is invaluable!

In Simon Lucas’s opinion, criticism of the NHS in unfair. He has nothing but praise for the Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre after receiving treatment for an eye injury: According to some, the NHS is an ageing concern, lumbering along with endless waiting lists and the possibility of coming out far worse than when you […]

An HSJ webinar: Achieving QIPP With Clinical Decision Support

Today’s clinicians are bursting with knowledge, whether it’s updated information from the latest journal or data they read 30 years ago in a university classroom. These clinicians have to filter through their own knowledge base and continually tailor each decision they make to provide the best possible solution for every unique patient. It can be […]

What to expect from laser eye surgery

If you wear glasses or contact lenses, it’s likely you’ve heard about laser eye surgery – a common medical procedure to correct vision in one or both eyes. Laser (or LASIK, short for laser-assisted in situ keratomiluesis) treatment has become popular in recent years as it offers a convenient, relatively painless procedure that can reduce […]

HPC changes name to HCPC

On Wednesday 1 August 2012 the Health Professions Council (HPC) changed their name to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The decision to change the name was made by government and is being brought about by the Health and Social Care Act 2012, which will also see the HCPC taking on the regulation of […]

Eye Care Basics When Buying Contact Lenses Online

Vision is widely regarded as one of the most important senses, and yet it can so easily be taken for granted. This is often the case even with those who have already experienced medical intervention of some kind or another when it comes to eye care. In younger years, the vast majority of treatments involve […]