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Read the latest news announcements from Primary Eyecare.

SeeAbility marathon runner

Primary Eyecare Takes On the 2024 London Marathon to Raise Money for SeeAbility

Five brave Primary Eyecare employees are getting their running shoes at the ready ahead of taking part in the 2024 London Marathon.

13 November 2023

Maximising Use of Independent Prescribers in Community Urgent Eye Care Services

The Community Urgent Eye Care (CUES) service specification, published by NHS England in April 2020, includes a pathway for use by Independent Prescribing Optometrists, widening the scope of previous Minor Eye Conditions Services (MECS).

10 November 2023

Black History Month 2023

October is Black History Month

As October begins, so does Black History Month – the annual global tribute to the work and achievements of remarkable black individuals throughout history all over the world.

1 October 2023


Smoking and Sight Loss

Sunday 24 September is the last day of the 2023 National Eye Health Campaign and is dedicated to a crucial message – smoking carries adverse risks to sight.

24 September 2023

Eat well, see well

Live Well, See Well

Making subtle changes to lifestyle habits can help improve your eye health and minimise the risk of developing common eye conditions in older age such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataracts.

22 September 2023

Digital Eye Care

Today’s National Eye Health Week theme is Digital Eye Care – the aim of the day is to encourage people to be aware of how they can prevent eye strain and screen fatigue when spending long hours at a time looking at a computer, laptop or tv.

20 September 2023

Delivering NHS Eye Care and Support

National Eye Health Week starts today, Monday 23 September. The theme for the first day of the 2023 campaign is NHS Eye Care and Support.

18 September 2023

National Eye Health Week launches today!

National Eye Health Week was first launched in the UK in 2009. It is a UK-based annual public awareness campaign dedicated to promoting eye health and the importance of regular eye examinations.

18 September 2023