Four days left, book now! Vision UK 2010, 15 June 2010 at the ICC Birmingham

1 June 2010

“Sharing the challenge, making it happen” Join us during National Eye Health Week (14 – 20 June) to learn about innovations in eye health and sight services. This unique conference offers the opportunity to network with your peers, to take part in interactive discussions and share examples of good practice. Listen to speakers such as Rt Hon David Blunkett MP,

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SeeAbility Press Release: Campaign Launched to Improve Sight

20 May 2010

The inaugural National Eye Health Week (June 14-20) will be highlighting the importance of regular sight tests. For the first time ever, the UK eyecare sector is joining forces with charities and healthcare professionals to launch the campaign. Sight is our key to learning, communication and movement and yet over 50% of sight loss could be prevented by having regular

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Guide Dogs Launches Technowatch

19 May 2010

An online resource showcasing the latest technology innovations to help blind and partially sighted people get about has been launched by Guide Dogs. Technowatch will help Guide Dogs meet its strategic aim to help more blind and partially sighted get about independently. It features products from around the world in four categories: Wayfinding and Orientation, Obstacle Detection, Remote Activated Signs

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IGA Press Release: National Glaucoma Awareness Week, 7th to 13th June 2010 – Only an eye test can detect glaucoma

18 May 2010

It is estimated that at least 1 in 50 people aged over 40 are at risk of having glaucoma, one of the leading causes of preventable blindness in the UK today. The shocking reality is that 50% of people with glaucoma are currently unaware of their condition. In other words, potentially, over 250,000 people in England and Wales could be

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NFB UK Press Release: Blind People Call For Freedom, Fairness and Responsibility

12 May 2010

The UK’s leading campaigning organisation of blind people welcomes the opportunity to engage with the new Government. Emily Brothers, President of The National Federation of the Blind said: “The principles of freedom, fairness and responsibility of the new coalition Government must meet the needs and aspirations of blind people.” “Our freedom of movement is threatened by growing numbers of shared

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Press Release: New confederation launched as a strong united voice for excellence in UK optics: OPTICAL CONFEDERATION – The Voice of UK Optics

29 April 2010

A new optical confederation has been launched to bring together the voices of the five representative bodies within the optical profession to speak with a united voice for patients, professionals and the sector. Launched on 29 April 2010, the OPTICAL CONFEDERATION – The Voice of UK Optics is committed to greater cohesion for the five optical bodies: the Association of

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SeeAbility Press Release: New Tool from SeeAbility offers Better Information on People with Learning Disabilities when they attend for a Sight Test

20 April 2010

SeeAbility’s eye 2 eye Campaign has created a new Functional Vision Assessment tool for supporters of people with learning disabilities. The easy to use tool makes it easier for supporters to understand how much a person can see and come to the eye examination with useful information for opticians. Vision is the key to learning, communication and movement. Around 1

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UK Optical Community Rallies to Launch Inaugural “National Eye Health Week”, Monday 14th – Sunday 20th June 2010

15 April 2010

For the first time ever, the UK eyecare sector is joining forces with charities and healthcare professionals to launch National Eye Health Week 2010. Under the banner “Vision Matters”, the campaign aims to communicate the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests to people from every walk of life. Organisations across the UK are staging a

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Vision UK 2010 Conference 15 June: ‘Sharing the challenge, making it happen’

12 April 2010

At the ICC Birmingham – Learn about innovative approaches to eye care and sight loss. – Listen to speakers such as Rt Hon David Blunkett MP. – Network with experts and peers. VISION 2020 UK annual Vision Strategy Conference hosted by RNIB and sponsored by Guide Dogs. Visit vision2020uk.org.uk/UKVisionstrategy to book your place or Tel. 0207 391 2157.

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