Eye Care and The Equality Act

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10 March 2019
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Are your eye care services embracing The Equality Act? Are you doing everything you can to ensure that people with disabilities have the same access to your eye care services as people without disabilities?  What are your legal – not to mention moral – responsibilities when it comes to ensuring equality of access? Equality legislation and The Equality Act, 2010

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Guide Dogs Left Barking at the Door

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4 March 2019
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As someone with a severe visual impairment, my assistance dog is a vital part of my life, both as a guide and friend. We have a special bond that you will understand if you have seen the Sponsor a Guide Dog ads on TV. They show just how much assistance dogs give independent lives back to people with visual impairments,

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Making Optical Services Accessible to Low Vision Patients

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27 February 2019
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On a visit to the optician or the hospital eye clinic, you would think it would be a breeze for someone like myself, for whom even the phrase visual impairment could be a wild exaggeration. You wouldn’t expect me to have to worry too much about it being a bit of a bumbling experience, knocking things over as I go,

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Seeing Beyond the Eyes CET Roadshow launches – A Man on a Mission with Low Vision

29 May 2018
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A nationwide CET roadshow was launched 14th May to raise awareness of the difficulties faced by patients who are diagnosed with irreversible sight loss. Entrepreneur Dan Williams may be severely sight impaired, but he’s totally focussed on improving the skills of Britain’s optometrists and dispensing opticians to help the 2 Million or so patients that are living with sight loss,

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