Royal recognition for Guide Dogs for work with volunteers

17 December 2012

Royal recognition for Guide Dogs for work with volunteers Guide Dogs has been given Royal recognition for our work with our amazing volunteers. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award celebrates the vital contribution made by volunteers from 60 organisations across Britain. Guide Dogs joins the household names whose work with volunteers has been honoured. Chief Executive Richard Leaman said: “This is

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The RPFB Research Innovation Award

13 December 2012

The RPFB Research Innovation Award (up to £150,000 over three years) A call for research proposals by RP Fighting Blindness The Charity Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of hereditary diseases that affect the retina, resulting in a progressive loss of sight and blindness. RP affects around 25,000 people across the UK and many more globally. There is currently no

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Vision UK 2013 conference announced

13 December 2012

The Vision UK conference will be back for its fifth year in 2013, and will be held at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London on Tuesday 11 June. Vision UK 2013, the leading eye health and sight loss sector conference, will focus on the theme ‘‘Progress through partnership’’ and will feature the launch of the refreshed UK Vision

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Macular Disease Society Professionals Survey

8 December 2012

The Macular Disease Society is a national charity dedicated to the support of people with all forms of macular disease, the most common being age-related macular degeneration. We are launching a professional membership scheme next year and would like to know what eye care professionals would value from such a scheme. We would be very grateful if you could spare

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The SeeAbility Garden, Supported by Coutts, is Selected For the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013

30 November 2012

The SeeAbility Garden, Supported by Coutts, is Selected For the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013 Coutts, the private bank and wealth manager, will be supporting its first ever Chelsea garden in the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show 2013 on behalf of leading eye care charity SeeAbility. Coutts, established more than 300 years ago has a long tradition of supporting

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RNIB – Temporary Eye Health Development Advisor (London) – Ref 6313

29 November 2012

Salary: £40,914 – £54,759 pro rata including London Weighting Hours: 21.6 per week Location: London Closing date for applications: 5 December 2012 2pm Interview date: 17 December 2012 This is an exciting opportunity to provide sabbatical cover for the RNIB’s Eye Health Advisor for a six month period. Working in support of RNIB’s Prevention of Avoidable Sight Loss Programme, your

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John Stewart is appointed as the new Chairman of Guide Dogs

29 November 2012

John Stewart, the Chairman of Legal & General, has been appointed the new Chairman of Guide Dogs in the UK (www.guidedogs.org.uk) and will take up his appointment on Wednesday 21 November 2012. John comes to Guide Dogs with a wealth of senior management and business experience across a range of FTSE 100 companies and has the drive and passion to

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Letter of interest for potential Birmingham City University Rehabilitation Work (Visual Impairment) Courses

23 November 2012

Dear potential Rehabilitation Work Students, Due to the current uncertainty and volatility that our partners in local authorities and in other agencies are experiencing in relation to educational funding, the University has agreed not to recruit to the Rehabilitation programme in the current 2012/13 academic year. During this time the University will undertake a review of its provision and will

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Eye Health Indicator confirmed and details announced – eye health sector response

20 November 2012

The eye health sector has welcomed the announcement of details of how the first ever Public Health Indicator for preventable sight loss will be measured. From April 2013 this Indicator will be introduced as part of the public Health Outcomes Framework in England and will monitor the major causes of preventable sight loss in adults. Public Health England, the organisation

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SeeAbility CEO David Scott-Ralphs appointed Vision Aid Overseas Chairman

15 November 2012

David Scott-Ralphs, VAO’s new Chairman, has been a key figure in the sight loss sector for a number of years, since becoming CEO 9 years ago of SeeAbility. David is also currently Vice Chairman of VISION 2020 UK and was part of the team that developed the UK Vision Strategy, the UK’s response to the WHO goal of eradicating avoidable

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