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currently has 150 members from all over the South-West ranging from Devon, Cornwall,Wiltshire, Wales and Gloucestershire.
They have an AGM once a year on the second Saturday in May.
All nurses, members or not are invited to attend. They don't have to work within an Ophthalmology department so long as they are interested in Ophthalmology.
The host location organises a range of speakers giving presentations on all things Ophthamological ranging from:-
Guide dogs for the blind,
Laser pdt treatment,
Incidence of trauma to uniocular people,
Volunteer service for visually impaired people,
Guided tour of the new eye unit at Newport Hospital.
The Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group
The Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group (CEVG) is an international network of individuals, who prepare, maintain and promote access to systematic reviews of all the interventions used to prevent or treat eye diseases and/or visual impairment.
The work of the CEVG is carried out by over 200 members from 30 different countries around the world. Members contribute to the Group in many different ways: preparing systematic reviews; peer reviewing; manually searching journals; translating articles. We welcome new members at any time.
See the CEVG website www.cochraneeyes.org for a current list of priority titles in need of authors or co-authors and visit The Cochrane Library for copies of completed reviews: www.thecochranelibrary.com