Primary Care Communications Toolkit

You can see here a communications toolkit which can be used by Optometry practices: (please note that a digital version will be available soon). Primary Care Communications Toolkit v1 Here you can also view the new film on Youtube which explains to patients how services are currently being provided: https://www.nhsinform.scot/communityhealth

Hot off the press

You can see coverage from Optician regarding Visibility Scotland and OS initiative ‘Ask the expert’ and a follow-up piece OS member and Independent representative Alistair Duff was invited to comment on for Optometry Today: https://www.opticianonline.net/news/eye-advice-service-provides-support-during-lockdown https://www.aop.org.uk/ot/in-practice/practitioner-stories/2020/11/04/i-wanted-to-do-more-to-help  

RNIB Support Services

Here you can find up to date information on current RNIB support services; RNIB Scotland’s Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) https://www.rnib.org.uk/sightlosssupportscotland] services in hospitals offer practical and emotional support to anyone affected by sight loss. Need to Talk Need to Talk booklet_A5 Scot 2019 telephone counselling service is also available to people resident in Dumfries