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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 four Strategic Panels:

    • Evidence and statistics
    • Research, cures and treatments
    • Services, support and care
    • Public perception of sight loss

    Panel members will include senior people from inside and outside the eye health and sight loss sector (including industry where appropriate). The panels will, via discussion and inquiry, set national strategic priorities and targets.

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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

Registration now open for Visionary annual conference 2019

19 June 2019

This year’s theme – Make it happen: Make it matter – is all about action.

Upcoming Events

Glaucoma Awareness Week 2019: Sightseeing or sight loss?

Monday 17 Jun 2019 - Sunday 23 Jun 2019
The focus of this year's campaign is holidays!
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Podcasts

Latest Podcast:

John Welsman in conversation with Matt Broom, CEO Vision UK, on the changes in Vision UK and plans for the future

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Vision UK provides a monthly newsletter to subscribers interested in eye health and sight loss issues, covering news, 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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Sight Advice FAQ

The Sight Advice FAQ answers questions about living with sight loss, eye health or being newly diagnosed with a sight condition.
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Sight Advice FAQ

Around 360,000 people in the UK are registered blind or partially sighted

Recent Resources

19
Jun

College of Optometrists: Report: Focus on Falls

Poor balance can be caused by reduced central and/or peripheral vision or eye movement disorders. Poor central and/or peripheral vision
19
Jun

Public Health England: Public Health Outcomes Framework “Preventable Sight Loss Indicator” (4.12i – 4.12iv) has been refreshed and updated

Public Health England (PHE) Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) Domain 4 “Preventable Sight Loss Indicator” (4.12i – 4.12iv) has been
17
Jun

Welsh Goverment: Eye care measures for NHS outpatients: April 2019

Monthly data on ophthalmology outpatients who were seen within their target date or within 25% beyond their target date for

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