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.Read more
Who are we?
Vision UK’s ambition is for the UK to be a nation where:Read more
• 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.
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.Read more
The survey comes in response to shocking findings that sight loss costs the UK over £28 billion each year, yet only 1% of funding for public services is spent on eye research.
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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.Read more
Every 5 seconds someone in the world goes blind