Wales Council of the Blind, Roundup: Staying safe through the Coronavirus

23 March 2020
Source: Wales Council of the Blind

Wales Council of the Blind has joined other national disability organisations to raise concerns about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on disabled people living with pre-existing medical conditions. WCB have released the following statement: Disability Wales, All Wales People First, Wales Council of the Blind, All Wales Parents and Carers Forum, Learning Disability Wales and Mencap Cymru call on

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Wales Vision Strategy meeting 24/02/2020

24 February 2020
Source: Wales Vision Strategy

\Wales Vision Strategy Advisory Committee. BNIB Cymru, Cardiff, Conference room.  Monday 24 February 2020 Papers Attached

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Wales Vision Strategy Agenda 24 Feb 2020
Wales Vision Strategy Agenda 24 Feb 2020
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Update On Actions From The 17 June 2019  Version 2
Update On Actions From The 17 June 2019 Version 2
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WVS Paper 1  Minutes 16
WVS Paper 1 Minutes 16

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WVS Paper 2 Actions Update
WVS Paper 2 Actions Update
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WVS Paper 3  TFW Accessibility And Inclusion Transport Panel.
WVS Paper 3 TFW Accessibility And Inclusion Transport Panel.
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WVS Paper 4 Stagecoach
WVS Paper 4 Stagecoach
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WVS Paper 5  Bus Experience Survey.
WVS Paper 5 Bus Experience Survey.
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WVS Paper 6  The Work Of Transform Cymru.
WVS Paper 6 The Work Of Transform Cymru.
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WVS Paper 7  Making 2020 The Year Of Vision
WVS Paper 7 Making 2020 The Year Of Vision
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Wales Vision Strategy Advisory Committee Monday 16 September 2019 Minutes and actions

22 January 2020
Source: Wales Vision Strategy

Wales Vision Strategy Advisory Committee Monday 16 September 2019 Minutes and actions attached  

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WVS Minutes 16

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Update On Actions From The 17 June 2019  Version 2
Update On Actions From The 17 June 2019 Version 2
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BMC Psychiatry: How do community-based eye care practitioners approach depression in patients with low vision? A mixed methods study

6 January 2020

Claire Nollett, Rebecca Bartlett, Ryan Man, Timothy Pickles, Barbara Ryan & Jennifer H. Acton Background Clinically significant depressive symptoms are prevalent in people attending low vision clinics and often go undetected. The Low Vision Service Wales (LVSW) plans to introduce depression screening and management pathways. Prior to implementation there is an unmet need to understand how eye care practitioners providing

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General Election 2019 – RNIB Cymru launches manifesto

27 November 2019
Source: RNIB Cymru

In Wales, RNIB is asking the next Government to: Make sure employment and benefit support works for blind and partially sighted people in Wales by providing visual awareness training for Jobcentre Plus staff and ensuring the Department for Work and Pensions’ processes are fair and accessible. Make democracy accessible for all by ensuring that blind and partially sighted people can

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Welsh Government: Eye care measures for NHS outpatients: June 2019

23 August 2019
Source: Welsh Government

The Eyecare statistics for June have been published by Statistics Wales. Monthly data on ophthalmology outpatients who were waiting within their target date or within 25% beyond their target date at the end of June 2019.  Should their target data be missed, they are at risk of irreversible harm or significant adverse outcome (Health Risk Factor R1). Main points. 109,021

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Welsh Government Apprentices ‘Disability Confident’ interview scheme.

20 August 2019

Welsh Government will soon launch this years apprenticeship scheme. Apprenticeships are not just for school leavers, find out more about the apprenticeship Scheme here ‘Disability Confident’ interview scheme. As part of Welsh Governments commitment to encouraging disabled people to apply to the Welsh Government they will offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum requirements for the post.

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Welsh Goverment: Eye care measures for NHS outpatients: April 2019

17 June 2019
Source: Welsh Government

Monthly data on ophthalmology outpatients who were seen within their target date or within 25% beyond their target date for April 2019. Should their target data be missed, they are at risk of irreversible harm or significant adverse outcome (Health Risk Factor R1). Key points 100,223 patient pathways, where the patient was assessed as Health Risk Factor R1, were waiting

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Papers for the Wales Vision Strategy Committee Meeting 17/06/19

17 June 2019
Source: Wales Vision Strategy

Papers for the Wales Vision Strategy Committee Meeting at RNIB Cymru, Jones Court, Cardiff Monday 17 June  

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Wales Vision Strategy Advisory Committee Agenda 17 June 2019
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WVS Minutes 11 March 2019 V2
WVS Minutes 11 March 2019 V2
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WVS Progress Update June 2019
WVS Progress Update June 2019
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Sustainable Social Services Third Sector Grant 2020
Sustainable Social Services Third Sector Grant 2020
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State Of The Nation Research On Third Sector
State Of The Nation Research On Third Sector
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Regional Partnership Boards, WCVA Research
Regional Partnership Boards, WCVA Research
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Regional Partnership Boards WCVA Research Accessible Version
Regional Partnership Boards WCVA Research Accessible Version
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Update On Action Points From 11 March 2019
Update On Action Points From 11 March 2019
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