8 November 2018
Source: Visualise Training and Consultancy
By Daniel Williams, Founder of Visualise Training and Consultancy – A Man on a Mission with Low Vision Business always has a bottom line. You may enthusiastically get your start-up launched with a view to helping a few people, but if you’re not making enough money to pay your rent, staff, suppliers and yourself then you soon find your ‘bottom
Read more Seven Ways to Make Low Vision Services Pay
23 July 2018
Source: University of Birmingham
Scientists at the University of Birmingham are one step closer to developing an eye drop that could revolutionise treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is the leading cause of blindness in the developed world. Its prevalence is increasing dramatically as the population ages and it is estimated that, by 2020, there will be about 200 million people worldwide with
Read more Researchers are one step closer to developing eye drops to treat common sight loss condition
24 June 2018
Source: Fight for Sight
Eye research charity Fight for Sight has today announced funding for a research project that could help see an end to eye injections for patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The charity, which has made the announcement at the start of Macular Week 2018, will be funding researchers at the Universities of Birmingham and Bristol to develop medicines that
Read more Fight for Sight research could see an end to eye injections for patients with macular degeneration
6 February 2018
Source: England Vision Strategy
Final presentations from the EVS Dorset event that took place Tuesday 30th January.
Read more Final presentations from the England Vision Strategy Dorset event 30/01/18
25 January 2018
Source: Health Inspectorate Wales
Even though their statutory role does not routinely include investigating individual concerns or complaints or the particular circumstances of a patient’s care and treatment, they would still like to hear from you if you have concerns about healthcare services. They keep a record of all the concerns and complaints reported to them and regularly monitor this information so they can
Read more Health Inspectorate Wales: Provide feedback about a healthcare service
22 December 2017
Source: Vision UK
We would like to wish a very Merry Christmas to all.
Read more A very Merry Christmas from Vision UK
13 June 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK
The VISION 2020 UK Pathway for Children and Young People with vision impairment is a best practice, generic pathway that requires health, social care, education and the voluntary sector to work collaboratively to meet the needs of the child / young person and family.
Read more VISION 2020 UK – Pathway for Children and Young People (0 to 25 years) with Vision Impairment, and their Families
25 April 2017
13 March 2017
Source: Thomas Pocklington Trust
On Monday 6th March, leading sensory loss charities Thomas Pocklington Trust, Sense and Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) hosted an event in the Houses of Parliament to launch their report entitled “Experiences of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for People with Sensory Loss”.
Read more Leading charities launch report in parliament to improve the lives of people with sensory loss