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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

College of Optometrists: Consensus Statement Myopia Management

20 February 2019

This consensus statement represents an overview of collective analysis, evaluation, and opinion based on input from the eye health sector clinicians, researchers and lead organisations listed at the end of this statement.

Upcoming Events

VICTA Activity Youth Break for 14 to 17 years at RNC 2019

Tuesday 19 Feb 2019 - Friday 22 Feb 2019
VICTA and RNC are hosting a youth trip in February at the RNC campus in Hereford. The trip will combine outdoor activities with cultural and social experiences.
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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 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

20
Feb

Vision UK response to the Public Health England consultation relating to the Public Health Outcomes Framework.

Attached is the Vision UK response to the Public Health England consultation relating to the Public Health Outcomes Framework. The
20
Feb

College of Optometrists: Consensus Statement Myopia Management

Myopia is a global problem. The rising prevalence and the risks of sight-threatening ocular pathology associated with myopia are well
12
Feb

Papers for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 15/02/19

Papers for the ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network meeting 15/02/19  To be held on 15/02/19, 11.00am – 3.00pm

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