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
Conference booking goes live
You can now book your place at this years NEG Building for Success / iDay 17 conference, which for the first time is being held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. The conference is being held on Sunday the 5th and Monday the 6th November and is the second time these two events have come together to create a not to be missed celebration of all things Independent. As previously the Sunday programme is free to attend for all independents regardless if you...
Xact exclusive for NEG members
As you will know Xact offer members a free web service, with comprehensive information about all aspects of human resources and health & safety. Members have been able to upgrade this service by adding options at £300 per module. But exclusively for NEG members Xact are offering the two most popular modules at just £300 + VAT per year
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.