The Wales Vision Strategy 2018

23 November 2018
Source: Wales Vision Strategy

The Wales Vision Strategy exists to deliver positive change for blind and partially sighted people in Wales, their communities and the general population including those at risk of sight loss. The Wales Vision Strategy reflects the priorities of blind and partially sighted people and has been developed in collaboration with stakeholder organisations. The Wales Vision Strategy is always open to

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BBC Wales: People ‘at risk’ over hospital outpatient delays

31 October 2018
Source: BBC Wales

The number of people waiting for follow-up outpatient appointments in hospitals has increased, according to the Auditor General for Wales. The average number of patients on the waiting list has increased by 12% in the last three years. Around 375,000 people are experiencing delays. Auditor General Adrian Crompton said “the worsening trend around delays” was putting patients at risk. The

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Happy Birthday to our friends and members RNIB: Celebrating 150 years of RNIB

16 October 2018
Source: RNIB

A Happy birthday to our friends at RNIB who are celebrating 150 years of breaking down barriers for blind and partially sighted people. #RNIB150 This year mark​s RNIB’s 150th anniversary. Since our launch in 1868, we’ve seen huge changes for blind and partially sighted people. Advances in technology and medicine, new laws and changing attitudes mean that life for blind

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Welsh Government: £4m investment to transform eye care in Wales

20 September 2018

Health Secretary, Vaughan Gething, has an announced a £4m investment as part of measures to transform eye care services across Wales. Speaking at the All Wales National Eye Care Conference in Cardiff today (17 September) Mr Gething said the money will transform services to ensure patients are diagnosed and treated more quickly. Decisions about exactly how the £4m will be

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Cambrian News: Health board slow to act over eye clinic issues

11 January 2018
Source: Cambrian News

THE TESTIMONY in letters to the Cambrian News is bad enough: Ceredigion patients with  serious eye problems tell of waiting between an extraordinary 10 months and a shocking year-and-a-half to see a consultant at Aberystwyth’s North Road eye clinic. But the story gets much worse: Wales’s healthcare inspectorate and the Royal National Institute for Blind People say some patients diagnosed with

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RNIB Cymru wins award from Welsh Government as part of the Get Creative project:

27 November 2017
Source: Wales Council of the Blind

Projects which Get Creative with Cymraeg announced £425,000 has been awarded to 26 innovative projects that promote Welsh in the community and Welsh language technology, the Minister for the Welsh Language and Lifelong learning, Eluned Morgan has announced The Cymraeg 2050 Grant is a key element of the Welsh language strategy, Cymraeg 2050: A million Welsh speakers. It will provide

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RNIB Cymru: Fears about declining numbers of teachers for children with vision impairment in Wales

22 March 2016
Source: RNIB Cymru

Research by RNIB Cymru has raised concerns about the declining numbers of Qualified Teachers for the Visually Impaired (QTVIs) in the country.  The finding reveal that the number of teachers holding the teaching qualification for this speciality has been slowly decreasing as teachers get closer to retirement age and are not replaced. In Wales there are nearly two thousand children

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VISION 2020 UK endorses RNIB Cymru’s response to the Welsh Government consultation on their Public Health Outcomes Framework

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8 February 2016
Source: RNIB

We welcome the Welsh Government’s aim to develop a set of national well-being indicators for Wales that are intended to measure progress in achieving a prosperous, resilient, more equal and healthier Wales.

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