News & Events
Job satisfaction Index
After the crazy year we’ve just had this is a good time to pay some extra attention to the needs of your team. The NEG Business Club has just launched a brand-new tool that will help you to explore how your team feel about their jobs right now and we would love you to be a part of it. It consists of asking each team member to score their job satisfaction in ten different aspects of their employment with you
Stepper take responsibility seriously
Eyecare can no longer only consider its responsibility in terms of benefitting an individual’s vision needs. Throughout the supply chain it is crucial the industry is aware of its impact on environmental and social issues too, taking measures to deliver the best solutions wherever it can. STEPPER EYEWEAR is on a journey to improve its performance on wherever its impact is felt. This ranges from the use of recyclable materials, where beneficial, to the wellbeing of the communities within its sphere of influence.
HYGIENIC AND SUSTAINABLE – A WINNING COMBINATION FROM MENICON
“Wash your hands!” Most of us remember the reminder from parents to children the world over. But as we approach the first anniversary of the global pandemic, the importance of hygiene has never been more in focus. Hygiene compliance was a known issue pre-Covid with 49% admitting to not washing their hands before touching their lenses. Hopefully that figure has now dropped, given higher awareness levels about virus and bacteria transmission via touch. However, the good news is that Menicon has been at the forefront of hygiene innovation for decades. And this commitment is clearly evident in terms of its innovative packaging.
NEG announces launch of exclusive label contact lens portfolio: mediflex®
National Eye Care Group has secured an agreement with contact lens manufacturer CooperVision to offer NEG members access to a new and exclusive brand, mediflex®. The mediflex® portfolio includes CooperVision’s leading daily disposable lenses, monthly disposable lenses and lens care solutions, all designed to improve patient retention and build practice success. CooperVision’s research demonstrates that private label contact lenses encourage patient loyalty1, help drive spectacle sales2 and generate greater income for practices2. Additional research from the recent COVID lockdown of Spring 2020 highlighted a strong link between online patient loyalty and private label.3
NEG welcomes AOS as new supplier
Our latest preferred supplier is AOS, a revolutionary anterior imaging and grading software company who are transforming the eyecare sector. With the release of their latest version, they have created a software product which we very much consider to be in line with our focus for 2021 – it is a tool designed for successful patient and business outcomes.