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    Vision UK

    Preparations are under way for the official launch of Vision UK in 2018. 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.

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    Vision UK leads collaboration between organisations in the eye health and sight loss sector.

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Latest News

GOC: Education strategic review

17 November 2017

This consultation follows the GOC Call for Evidence and extensive engagement with a wide range of stakeholders from across the UK

Upcoming Events

NHS Wales ‘It makes sense’ – November is Sensory Loss Awareness Month

Wednesday 1 Nov 2017 - Thursday 30 Nov 2017
Health Boards and NHS Trusts will be planning local launches and activities to raise awareness of the Campaign messages with staff and patients.
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Latest Podcast:

John Welsman, Strategy and Research Policy Team, Guide Dogs, speaks to Sir Andrew Dillon, Chief Executive, The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Sir Andrew gives listeners an understanding of the work of NICE and their committees.

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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
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Recent Resources


Papers for the Vision UK Children & Young People with a Vision Impairment (CYPVI) Committee meeting

Papers for the Vision UK Children & Young People with a Vision Impairment (CYPVI) Committee meeting attached below    

Dept of Transport: Disabled people: attitudes towards travel

From:  Department for Transport Part of:Transport social research and evaluation and Accessible transport Published:13 November 2017 Findings and recommendations following

Public Health England: Improving the Health and Wellbeing of People with Learning Disabilities

Vision UK were very glad to see both Sight Loss and the work of SeeAbility included in this document. Guidance for

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