Key facts about vision impairment in children and young people

15 November 2018
Source: Vision UK Social Research Committee and Vision UK Children and Young People with a Vision Impairment Committee

The key statistics about vision impairment in children and young people has been reviewed and updated by researchers at RNIB, Guide Dogs and Royal London Society for the Blind. This has been endorsed by the Vision UK Children & Young People with a Vision Impairment Committee and can be used to: help plan the work of your service; give evidence

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Sight Loss Statistics For CYP 2018 FINAL
Sight Loss Statistics For CYP 2018 FINAL
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Sight Loss Statistics For CYP 2018 FINAL
Sight Loss Statistics For CYP 2018 FINAL
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Vision UK Announce the chairs for two of their strategic transformational panels

28 August 2018
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK are delighted to announce that the we have recruited joint chairs for both the Vision UK Research, Cures and Treatments panel and the Vision UK Services, Support and Care panel. Vision UK’s mission is to improve lives by raising the priority given to eye health and sight loss. We will involve private, public and voluntary organisations to: improve

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Direction of Vision UK

26 July 2018
Source: Vision UK

The direction of the future work of Vision UK will be the continued formation of the infrastructure organisation which facilitates and encourages partnership and collaborative work while allowing and encouraging members and associates to undertake projects under our aegis or independently. Future of Vision UK document attached below

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Eye health sector launches new SAFE approach to assist in improving the systems around the delivery of eye health and sight loss services in England

10 April 2018
Source: Clinical Council for Eye Health Commissioning

The Clinical Council for Eye Health Commissioning (CCEHC), which represents the leading clinical professions and sight loss charity organisations in the eye-care sector, has launched a new Systems and Assurance Framework for Eye-health (SAFE)1. Increasing demands on eye health services due to the ageing population and the availability of new treatments continue to create capacity issues within the hospital eye

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Children’s Eye Care – Reinforcing National Guidelines for Vision Screening in Schools for all 4-5 year olds

15 February 2018
Source: BIOS/Royal College of Ophthalmologists

3 September 2015 The British and Irish Orthoptic Society (BIOS) supports the evidence-based national screening guidelines aimed at the early detection of vision defects in children, at the appropriate age, through clinical examinations by appropriately trained staff. Detection of eye problems in the very young and pre-school child requires expert clinical examination. If a parent or carer has concern about

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Shared Statistics 2017

14 September 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK Social Research Committee/RNIB

Please find attached the sight loss statistics key messages postcard which has been reviewed by the VISION 2020 UK Social Research Committee.  Please feel free to use these updated statistics so that we are all speaking as one voice.   

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APDF-ENG170302 VISION 2020 UK Postcard-v01
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VISION 2020 UK Shared Stats Postcard
VISION 2020 UK Shared Stats Postcard
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CCEHC – Low vision, habilitation and rehabilitation framework for adults and children

9 August 2017
Source: CCEHC

Please find attached the Low vision, habilitation and rehabilitation framework for adults and children. It has been sent to all CCG Chairs, STP leads, LEHN Chairs and NHS England. It will be also sent to all local authorities in England. Also attached are the Primary eye care framework and the Community ophthalmology framework, together with a quick summary of all

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STP CCEHC Frameworks 2017 Summary
STP CCEHC Frameworks 2017 Summary
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Community Ophthalmology Framework
Community Ophthalmology Framework
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Low Vision Framework Final June 2017
Low Vision Framework Final June 2017
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Primary Eye Care Framework Final 1.0
Primary Eye Care Framework Final 1.0

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Vision UK Ophthalmic Public Health Committee: Portfolio of Indicators for Eye Health and Care

28 October 2015
Source: Vision UK

Please find attached the definitive final version of the Portfolio of Indicators for Eye Health and Care

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Lay Description VISION 2020 UK Ophthalmic Public Health Committee Portfolio Of Indicators 2016
Lay Description VISION 2020 UK Ophthalmic Public Health Committee Portfolio Of Indicators 2016
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Portfolio Of Indicators For Eye Health And Care-Draft 2018
Portfolio Of Indicators For Eye Health And Care-Draft 2018
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Adult UK eye health and sight loss pathway revised January 2015

25 March 2015

Adult UK eye health and sight loss pathway revised January 2015 Versions with and without Charts attached and in PDF format if you have any issues opening these please do come back to me. Matt Broom UK Operations Manager VISION 2020 UK m.broom@vision2020uk.org.uk

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Adult UK Eye Health And Sight Loss Pathway Word Described Version No Charts Revised January 2015
Adult UK Eye Health And Sight Loss Pathway Word Described Version No Charts Revised January 2015
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Adult UK Eye Health And Sight Loss Pathway Word With Charts Revised January 2015
Adult UK Eye Health And Sight Loss Pathway Word With Charts Revised January 2015
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Adult UK Eye Health And Sight Loss Pathway Word With Charts Revised January 2015
Adult UK Eye Health And Sight Loss Pathway Word With Charts Revised January 2015
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