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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

MiYOSMART Round Table Event and Year 3 Results
MiYOSMART Round Table Event and Year 3 Results

Sandi Charlesworth reports on the MiYOSMART event which was chaired by Andy Sanders, the Professional Services Director for Hoya Lens UK. There were lectures from Professor Bruce Evans (speaking as a clinician treating myopia) and Professor Carly Lam (whose research and design led to MiYOSMART) followed by a Round Table discussion of academics and ECPs working in this area. Research papers show that slowing myopia by 1D reduces the likelihood of developing conditions such as myopic maculopathy by 40% in later...


INTRODUCING YALEA     The all-female eyewear brand  With Cindy Crawford and Bianca Balti as Ambassad
INTRODUCING YALEA   The all-female eyewear brand With Cindy Crawford and Bianca Balti as Ambassad

De Rigo, a key preferred supplier to NEG members has announced the arrival of its fourth and new house brand. An important project that has taken shape over the course of the last few months, intended to enrich the Group’s portfolio with a 100%-female brand, designed and produced with women in mind.

July 2021

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.


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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