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    Vision UK

    Vision UK will work in collaboration with partners across the eye health and sight loss sector to deliver positive change for blind and partially sighted people.

    Priority area 1: Improve the nation’s eye health and end sight loss

    Priority area 2: Improve support across eye health and social care services

    Priority area 3: Improve awareness of sight loss and create an inclusive society for all

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    Who are we?

    Vision UK’s ambition is for the UK to be a nation where:
    • Everyone looks after their sight.
    • People’s eye conditions are identified early, treated and, where possible, cured.
    • People obtain services which are person centred, joined- up and good quality.
    • People with sight loss live the lives they choose.

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Latest News

The Royal College of Occupational Therapists – Revision of ‘Minor Adaptations Without Delay’ to insure UK wide applicability

20 February 2018

The Royal College of Occupational Therapists has commissioned the Housing Learning Information Network to conduct an evaluation of the Minor Adaptations Without Delay with the aim of establish if and how the document needs to be revised.

Upcoming Events

RCOphth: National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit Workshop

Wednesday 21 Feb 2018
National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit Workshop Chaired by Professor John Sparrow, Ophthalmologist and NOD Audit Clinical Lead.
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Latest Podcast:

John Welsman, Strategy and Research Policy Team, Guide Dogs, speaks Matt Broom and Keith Valentine discuss the legacies from VISION 2020 UK and the future strategy and work which Vision UK will undertake.

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Vision UK provides a weekly newsletter to subscribers interested in eye health and sight loss issues. The newsletter covers topical news stories from Vision UK and our members, research, professional insight, events and vacancies within the sector.

Starting Point

A guide for parents and carers whose child has a vision impairment.

This information introduces you to the help and support you may want as the parents and carers of a child with a vision impairment.

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Starting Point
86% of people in the UK value their eyesight above any other sense

Recent Resources


Children’s Eye Care – Reinforcing National Guidelines for Vision Screening in Schools for all 4-5 year olds

3 September 2015 The British and Irish Orthoptic Society (BIOS) supports the evidence-based national screening guidelines aimed at the early

Agenda and information for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 16/02/18

Agenda for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 16/02/18  and the word version of the presentation

England Vision Strategy Priorities

In England, over 1.5 million people are living with sight loss, yet public health messages rarely discuss eye health. Health

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