On the Mend are recruiting blind and visually impaired volunteers for their design project ‘Fonts with Feelings’

10 April 2019
Source: On the Mend

In our everyday lives we rely on written text for communication, but often these are not visually accessible to those with vision impairments. Text relies heavily on visual styling through fonts, to convey different types of messages: For instance serif fonts tend to be more academic heavy and rounder fonts for public navigation. If it is possible to style written

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VISION 2020 UK call for nominations for the Astbury Award 2016

Rachel Pilling, Andy Cassels Brown

14 July 2016
Source: VISION 2020 UK

The VISION 2020 UK Astbury Award is given in recognition of work that fosters excellence in collaboration within the eye health and sight loss sectors.

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VISION 2020 UK Astbury Award Nomination Guidance Notes
VISION 2020 UK Astbury Award Nomination Guidance Notes
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VISION 2020 UK Astbury Award Nomination Form
VISION 2020 UK Astbury Award Nomination Form
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VISION 2020 UK hosts Integrated Care Event in collaboration with ADASS and NHS England

Peter Fahy

19 November 2015
Source: VISION 2020 UK

VISION 2020 UK, the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration and co-operation between organisations that focus on eye health and sight loss, has brought together senior representatives from health, social care and the voluntary sector at an event in London supported by Thomas Pocklington Trust. This round table event focussed exclusively on integrated care and was held in collaboration with ADASS

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Astbury Award Winners & Shortlist 2015

10 September 2015
Source: VISION 2020 UK

Winner of the Astbury Award 2015 Bradford learning disability eye service Rachel Pilling The Bradford Learning Disability Eye Service has brought together community health, hospital eye services, education, voluntary sector, patients and carers to improve access to eye health for adults and children with learning disability. The Nominatees for this project are: Bradford Learning Disability Eye Service represented by Rachel

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Invitation to this year’s Visionary Conference, co-hosted by Visionary and VISION 2020 UK.

21 August 2015

Dear Colleagues, We are delighted to invite you to this year’s Visionary Conference, co-hosted by Visionary and VISION 2020 UK on 20-21 October in Edinburgh. This year’s theme is ‘Leading for Change – Delivering the Future Together’ which is reflected throughout the 16 workshops on offer to delegates over the two-day programme.  The workshops will cover a range of topics

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Adult and Paediatric Anti -TNF policies for Severe Refractory Uveitis denied approval by NHS England

20 July 2015

The Royal College of Ophthalmology (RCOphth) and the Clinical Reference Group for specialised ophthalmology services (CRG) regret having to report that the Adult and Paediatric Anti -TNF policies for Severe Refractory Uveitis have not been approved for specialised commissioning.

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Fight for Sight Charity Golf Day Proves Tee-tastic

20 July 2015

On 1 July, golfers participated in a charity golf day raising vital funds for Fight for Sight, the main eye research charity, making the event a hole-in-one success. The 21st Annual Golf Day event organised by Warwickshire fundraiser, Debbie White, 50, took place at Stoneleigh Deer Park Golf Club and raised nearly £9,000. All of the 19 teams successfully completed

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