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Looking Ahead Archive

Looking Ahead is a newsletter that has been created to provide information and updates on the Eye Care Transformation Programme in West Yorkshire. This is a new platform where everyone can contribute and share information on the innovative and partnership working being implemented across the region to provide high quality of care and experience to our patients.
The aim will be to cover topics such as inequalities and to promote the delivery of equitable access to eye care, improve clinical outcomes and achieve system wide efficiencies which will help meet the demand and support the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will need. You can read the latest or previous versions by clicking the appropriate links below.

Issue 7 August 2022  
In this months issue there's an appeal for volunteers from the eye care network to produce podcasts across a range of eye care conditions, action cards for the PIFU network, Eye Care Modelling in West Yorkshire and the bringing of Eye Care Diagnostic Centres to West Yorkshire.
Issue 6 July 2022  
This summer edition takes a look at the new ICB website, the new suspect WET AMD referral system and there's an article about WLOC's very own Bobby Fida!
Issue 5 June 2022  
Included is an article about Henry Coleman who is a Project Manager with the eye care programme team, Steve Clarks appointment as the NE&Y Regional Clinical Lead for Eyecare, and a case study about Eyecare Liason Officers.
Issue 4 May 2022  
In the fourth edition there's an eERS update, an article on Ocular TB Awareness, information on National Eye Health Week, and an Anterior segment imaging pilot update.
Issue 3 April 2022  
Includes : New biological medicines for the treatment of 'wet' or neovascular AMD, The role of the Eye Care Liaison Officer, A change in NICE Guidance, and an eERS update
Issue 2 March 2022  
Includes : Cataract contract specification (Mr Bernie Chang), Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (Mr Omar Rafiq), Optimising primary care within West Yorkshire and a delivery plan for tackling the COVID-19 backlog of elective care.
Issue 1 February 2022  
The first addition includes articles on the new wAMD rapid access form, Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine monitoring, an article on e-ERS, and the new Healthcare Professionals' Platform.