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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 around 950 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 it’s IT division Optinet and the patient education software ECHO, 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

Clearlab become group supplier
Clearlab become group supplier

We all know how competitive the CL market is in the UK, so as a group we are always working to obtain the best terms that we can for our members. We are therefore pleased to announce that we have been able to negotiate preferred terms with Clearlab contact lenses.


Optrafair 2015
Optrafair 2015

In addition to the exhibition there will be plenty of CET and networking opportunities, so make sure you put the 18th to 20th April 2015 in your diary and join us for the event of the year. For further information and to register for your place visit www.optrafair.co.uk

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.


Echo is here

Echo is here

As the industry leader in patient education software, Eyemaginations provides the most effective, complete software suite called ECHO which helps eyecare professionals provide effective education to patients.

The National Eyecare Group are the UK agents for the Eyemaginations patient education and we believe it 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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