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.
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Latest News From National Eyecare
Heidelberg support industry with education at 100% Optical
Heidelberg Engineering will once again be taking a leading roll in the education on offer at this years 100% Optical, being held at the Excel centre on the 4th to 6th February. There will be sessions on the Saturday and Sunday, with a number of CET points available. In addition to the CET Heidelberg Engineering will be giving away free hard copies of the OCT Atlas book by Yoshimura and Hangai, worth £145.00, with every demonstration of the SPECTRALIS Imaging Platform! Simply...
A BEACON FOR THE INDEPENDENT SECTOR - NEG and PTR combined conferences hailed a success
The National Eyecare Group (NEG) has hailed the success of its first joint venture conference date with Independents Day (iDay), the annual conference organised by Proven Track Record (PTR). Speaking after the events, held at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Birmingham on 6 and 7 November, NEG Director of Business Development, Phil Mullins, said: “There is always a worry when you start out on a new venture: is it the right move? Will it be successful? Well, we needn’t have worried;...
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.
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.
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.
Well trained staff is an essential part of a modern independent practice, Positive Impact offer a range of training, delivered in your practice.
With our extensive list of contacts we have been providing a comprehensive financial service to Opticians for many years.
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.