NICE stroke rehabilitation - second guideline consultation - information required

7 January 2013

NICE is currently consulting on a second guideline for the rehabilitation of people who have suffered a stroke.

We believe the profession is already involved in the rehabilitation of stroke victims with a visual impairment but this work is not recognised.  In order to respond to the key question ‘How should people with visual impairment including diplopia be best managed after a stroke?’ LOCSU and the Optical Confederation need to get an idea of the number of contactors who routinely see stroke patients in their practices.

This consultation is a good opportunity (if numbers can be established) to demonstrate the profession’s involvement. We can then propose that in the rehabilitation process optical practices could provide a useful alternative route to hospitals for monitoring field defects and ensuring optimal visual correction, with training where appropriate. A LOCSU pathway will be developed in due course.

Please take a few moments of your time to answer this survey by 31st January 2013.
 

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Suffolk LOC's AGM

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2018-10-02 18:30:00 - 2018-10-02 21:00:00

Contact name: Liz Mears

Contact email: sec@suffolkloc.org.uk

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St John's Hotel, 651 Warwick Rd, Solihull B91 1AT

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2018-10-03 19:00:00 - 2018-10-03 21:30:00

Contact name: Cathy Pike

Contact email: solihull.loc@hotmail.co.uk

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Chesford Grange hotel, Nr Kenilworth, Warwick CV8 2LD

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2018-11-14 17:00:00 - 2018-11-15 17:30:00

Contact email: info@locsu.co.uk

Contact telephone number: 020 7549 2051

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Village Hotel, Henry Boot Way, Hull HU4 7DY

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2018-11-19 18:30:00 - 2018-11-19 21:00:00

Contact name: Ean Blair

Contact email: ean@optometrics.co.uk

Contact telephone number: 07768 492806

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