Sight loss charity urgently appeals for government support amid coronavirus crisis

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2 April 2020
Source: Macular Society

A charity supporting elderly people with macular disease is one of many urgently appealing to the Chancellor to provide financial support during the coronavirus crisis. The Macular Society, which provides practical and emotional support to tens of thousands of people with the most common form of blindness in the UK, says its income is threatened but it cannot abandon its

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Macular Society welcomes GMC decision to strike off high profile eye surgeon

20 September 2019
Source: The Macular Society

Leading eye charity the Macular Society has welcomed a decision to strike off high profile Harley Street ophthalmologist Bobby Qureshi for lying to patients about being able to restore their sight. Following a hearing by the Medical Practitioners’ Tribunal Service which ended this week, Mr Qureshi was banned by the General Medical Council (GMC) from practising as a doctor for

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Congratulations to Cathy Yelf on being appointed a trustee of the Association of Medical Charities (AMRC).

19 December 2017
Source: Macular Society

The chief executive of the Macular Society Cathy Yelf has been appointed a trustee of the Association of Medical Charities (AMRC). The AMRC is a national membership organisation of leading medical and health research charities. The organisation has 140 member charities, who spend over £1.6bn a year on research in the UK. The Macular Society became a member of the AMRC

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