Charity Fight for Sight announces strategy to continue the eye research pipeline throughout covid-19 crisis and beyond

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6 April 2020
Source: Fight for Sight

Eye research charity Fight for Sight has announced its latest project funding and its plans for continuing its efforts to advance eye research in the current global health crisis and beyond. The charity is doing everything in its power to maintain business as usual during the Covid-19 pandemic and will continue to award research funding as planned over the next

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Eye health experts call for urgent action on hospital eyecare to reduce delays and improve patient safety

6 February 2020
Source: Association of Optometrists

  The Association of Optometrists (AOP), The College of Optometrists and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists have joined forces to issue a statement outlining steps to tackle increasing pressure on hospital eye departments in England. Calling on NHS England leaders, the optical bodies are urging that new models of eyecare with adequate funding, are introduced in a bid to protect

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Thomas Pocklington Trust awards Visionary £1.3m

19 January 2020
Source: Visionary

Visionary are thrilled to kick-off 2020 by sharing the news that Thomas Pocklington Trust have awarded Visionary funding of £1.3m as part of a three-year agreement. The agreement, which came into effect on 1 January 2020, includes funding and other resources for a three-year period, with a view to extension after this period subject to us successfully achieving the ambitious

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Fight for Sight Launches ‘20 Voices’ Campaign to Highlight Personal Impact of Sight Loss

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14 January 2020
Source: Fight for Sight

Eye research charity Fight for Sight is today launching the ’20 voices for 2020′ campaign, sharing the stories of 20 people whose lives have been impacted by sight loss. The campaign hopes to raise awareness of the personal impact of sight loss in the UK and the possibilities of science to make a difference. Fifteen-year-old Rose Roberts is lending her

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Macular Society: Join our call for more ophthalmologists

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28 March 2019
Source: Macular Society

The Macular Society has launched a petition today to stop people from needlessly losing their sight. Every day, around 300 people are diagnosed with macular disease. It’s the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK and many people are suffering permanent and severe sight loss because of hospital delays due to staff shortages and an increase in demand. Day after day we hear

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Fight for Sight and Diabetes UK announce new research partnership

19 February 2018
Source: Fight for Sight

          Additional funding made available for research into visual impairment associated with diabetes The leading eye research charity, Fight for Sight, has partnered with the leading UK charity for people affected by diabetes, Diabetes UK, to call for applications for a new jointly funded award. This is the first time the two organisations have joined forces.

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Fight for Sight announces 13 new awards to fund vital eye research

5 February 2018
Source: Fight for sight

Fight for Sight partners with nine different organisations to fund impactful and innovative research Fight for Sight, the leading eye research charity, has awarded grants totalling over £180,000 for thirteen vital research projects in partnership with nine different organisations. Fight for Sight has doubled its partnership working from the previous year, to further extend their impact and support for innovative

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