Archive for October, 2010

Diabetes in Wales on the rise

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Figures released by Diabetes UK Cymru have revealed that the number of people diagnosed with diabetes in Wales has risen by 7,000 in the past year. This is an astonishing figure. Through the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF), a process is in place which means patients in the very early stages of diseases are actively [...]

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GPC Wales News

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Read the latest GPC Wales newsletter for an update on: PE7 Appeals Enhanced Services Spend Access 8-8 End of Life Care Individual Health Record Optometry Read the newsletter here Share:

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The Welsh Eye Care Initiative

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Optometry Wales Chief Operating Officer Sali Davis writes about the Welsh Eye Care initiative:   Richard Lewis blogged last week about the recently published 4th annual report from the CMO.  The rhetoric in the report points to the need to look at what we do and how we do it and to make sure that [...]

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Regulations on Sunbeds Proposed

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

We have just received the consultation on the draft Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 (Wales) Regulations 2011.   The proposed Regulations will: •       require sunbed businesses to ensure the supervision of sunbed use; •       extend to businesses that operate from domestic premises the requirement that sunbeds are not used, or offered for use, to under 18s [...]

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