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    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

The College of Optometrists’ patient materials to be distributed through all Specsavers stores

24 October 2017

From this month, the extensive range of patient leaflets, eye drop instillation sheets and children’s activity packs and stickers developed by the College, will be co-branded for all Specsavers stores.

Upcoming Events

Westminster Health Forum Keynote Seminar: Next steps for eye health and visual impairment

Tuesday 24 Oct 2017
Attendees will discuss the delivery of Sustainability and Transformation Plans and their impact on eye health
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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
An estimated 25,000 children in Britain are blind or partially sighted

Recent Resources


Wales Eyecare Conference 2017 – presentations now available

The presentations from the Wales Eyecare Conference on 20th September 2017 are now available. You can access them on the

Shared Statistics 2017

Please find attached the sight loss statistics key messages postcard which has been reviewed by the VISION 2020 UK Social Research

Papers for the VISION 2020 UK Ophthalmic Public Health Committee Meeting 13 September 2017.

Papers for the VISION 2020 UK Ophthalmic Public Health Committee Meeting 13 September 2017.  

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