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Presentations from the Annual Wales Eyecare Conference 2018

The presentation files and the first batch of audio recordings of the talks from this year's Eyecare Conference have been uploaded to the site.

Go to Eyecare conference downloads page.

NHS to save 'hundreds of millions' in landmark drug ruling

NHS groups in the North of England were offering patients a choice between Lucentis and Eylea - drugs licensed for eye treatment - and the far cheaper drug Avastin, which is recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for treating eyes, but only licensed for cancer treatment in the UK.

Full story at BBC News page

SE Wales Regional Forum - CANCELLED

Our next event due to take place on Wednesday, 26th September 2018 at The Riverfront, Newport, NP20 1HG has been cancelled. We have been experiencing technical problems with our telecoms systems which has resulted in delegates being unable to inform us of their attendance. We sincerely apologise for any convenience caused and we will re-schedule the event as soon as we can resolve this issue.

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