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National Eyecare Group membership

There are no joining or subscription fees and no minimum spend, so if you’d like to find out more about the group, click the apply for membership button.

The National Eyecare Group is the largest purchasing group dedicated to supporting UK independent Opticians.

Established in 1979, the National Eyecare Group (NEG) has over 1000 members and is proud to be supporting the UK’s Independent Optical Market.

There are no joining or subscription fees and no minimum spend, so if you’d like to find out more about the group, including its IT division Optinet and the patient education software Rendia, please register your interest here.

If you are already a member, please log in, where you can catch up on the group's latest news and terms offered by our preferred suppliers.

Latest News From National Eyecare

Alcon® adds three new updates to digital platform InContact to benefit practices and patients
Alcon® adds three new updates to digital platform InContact to benefit practices and patients

Alcon, the global leader in eye care and a division of Novartis, has announced it will be adding three new features to its digital platform InContact. Aiming to help businesses grow their patient base and online presence, the update will add subscription benefits for both patients and practices


NEG announce content for the Independents’ Lounge for Optrafair 2018
NEG announce content for the Independents’ Lounge for Optrafair 2018

At this years Optrafair, being held at the NEC between the 14 & 16th April, the National Eyecare Group, with the support of Lloyds Bank, Specs network and VSP, are sponsoring a new feature area, The Independents' Lounge. The Lounge will be an area where Independent ECP's can grab a drink, mix with like minded professionals and talk business with a number of industry leaders. Over the three days of the show, three main topics will be covered in the lounge, adding...

April 2018

Members Magazine

Includes:

regular eyewear fashion and style features,

CET conference previews, and

the latest technological developments in the sector.

Optinet Flex Advanced Practice Management

Optinet Flex Advanced Practice Management

FLEX is the very latest software from Optinet, the IT Division of the National Eyecare Group.

The role based design makes FLEX easy to use for all staff members, comprehensive enough to meet your needs and affordable for even the smallest of practices.


Rendia - Taking patient communication to another level

Rendia - Taking patient communication to another level

As the industry leader in patient education software, Rendia (previously Eyemaginations) provides the most effective, complete software suite which helps eyecare professionals provide effective education to patients.

The National Eyecare Group are the UK agents for the Rendia patient education software which we believe offers independent practices a great opportunity to stand out from the competition.

Business Support

In addition to our services as a purchasing group, NEG work with a number of companies who help support your business, be that financially, marketing or education and training.

Business Listings

Business Listings

A service available to all Independent Opticians, our business listings are a low cost way of advertising your practice for sale or help you search for quality staff. You can also use them if you are looking to buy a practice or looking for your next position.

Training

Training

Well trained staff is an essential part of a modern independent practice, Positive Impact offer a range of training, delivered in your practice.

Financial

With our extensive list of contacts we have been providing a comprehensive financial service to Opticians for many years.

Marketing

Marketing your practice can be very difficult, taking up lots of your precious time and money, but in the current climate good marketing is essential, not only to attract new patients but to make sure you keep your current patients.

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