News & Events
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.
New Date for conference
With the on going uncertainty around Covid-19, we are moving our "Building for Success" members conference from the end of May to the 26th & 27th September 2021. It will be at the DeVere Staverton park Estate near Daventry, which offers great space and good transport links for all members to attend. Although many events have moved online, we strongly feel that its important to meet together, share our experiences and celebrate everything that is good about independent practice.
Menicon launches its first daily disposable toric contact lens in the UK
Menicon Ltd has unveiled a toric version of its award-nominated Miru 1day Flat Pack contact lens – its first daily disposable toric lens for the UK market. This popular lens, with its combination of all-day comfort, hygienic handling and convenience, can now be offered to more of your customers.
NEG 2021 Members conference
We're excited to confirm the dates for our 2021 Building for Success Conference as being on 23 and 24 May. The venue will be the superb DeVere Hotel Staverton Park, Daventry, with excellent accessibility for both road and rail. The theme of the two-day event for members – to be filled with CET, business discussion, socialising and more – is 'The tools for success'. Phil Mullins, NEG operations director, said: "Over the course of two packed days of learning, networking and business-building, we aim to share with members the most valuable tools that they require in their toolbox to develop their business, succeed in an ever-changing world, and help promote a strong independent sector in the UK. "Stay tuned to your inbox, Vision Now and our social media channels for all the latest conference updates as we announce them," added Phil.
Optinet rolls out eGOS in England
Optinet has supported five independentpractices in England this month to become early adopters of electronic General Ophthalmic Services (eGOS) GOS1 and GOS3 form submissions – with full integration to the company's flagship FLEX practice management system (PMS). The IT division of the National Eyecare Group (NEG), Optinet was the first to offer eGOS integration to Scottish practices in 2018. It is now rolling out its eGOS programme across England, as Primary Care Support England commences acceptance of e-submissions from the end of October.