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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

If disability is not on your board agenda, neither is diversity #Valuable500

17 May 2019

Whether you’re starting your disability inclusion journey, scaling up or leading the charge, join The Valuable 500 to show the world how it’s done.

Upcoming Events

Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress 2019

Monday 20 May 2019 - Thursday 23 May 2019
In 2019, the RCOphth Annual Congress will take place in Glasgow for the first time in 20 years
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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
Over one-third of older people with sight loss are also living with depression

Recent Resources

16
May

RNIB Employment Service factsheets

Attached below are 8 RNIB factsheets about different employment issues that they have prepared for blind and partially sighted customers.
15
May

WHO Guidelines: Risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia

The WHO Guidelines on risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia provide evidence-based recommendations on lifestyle behaviours and interventions to
15
May

Agenda for Vision UK Leadership Panel meeting, 22 May 2019

Agenda for Vision UK Leadership Panel meeting, 22 May 2019

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