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    Vision UK

    Vision UK works in collaboration with partners across the eye health and sight loss sector to deliver positive change for blind and partially sighted people. To enable this we are setting up 4 Strategic Panels:

    • Epidemiology, evidence and statistics
    • Research, cures and treatments
    • Services, support and care
    • Public understanding of eye health and sight loss

    We visualise these panels to be senior people from inside and outside of the eye health and sight loss sector (including industry where appropriate). These panels will, via discussion and inquiry, set national strategic priorities and targets for the four headlines.

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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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    Portfolio of Indicators for Eye Health and Care

    Within the Vision UK Ophthalmic Public Health Committee leading clinical and patient organisations have come together to agree which outcomes and quality indicators should be used to measure and improve the performance of eye health services around the UK.

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Latest News

VICTA/RNIB Product Grant: Orbit Reader 20 now available in addition to the Apple iPad Air 2

20 November 2018

If you are under 18, registered blind or partially sighted and a UK resident you could be eligible.

Upcoming Events

World Childrens Day

Tuesday 20 Nov 2018
While we have good data on prevalence and causes of vision impairment in adults, the global prevalence and causes of childhood blindness remains out of our grasp
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Podcasts

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
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Recent Resources

16
Nov

Vision UK Counselling and Emotional Support Services Committee

Papers for the Vision UK Counselling and Emotional Support Services Committee, 27 November 2018 (Note: Attachment 7 to be supplied next
15
Nov

Key facts about vision impairment in children and young people

The key facts about vision impairment in children and young people has been reviewed and updated. A number of sight
7
Nov

University of Sheffield and Nystagmus Network: Nystagmus Information Pack

Information about nystagmus has been developed into a ‘Nystagmus Information Pack’ by a team at the Academic Unit of Ophthalmology

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