Vision UK Services, Support and Care Panel to step down

28 January 2020
Source: Vision UK Services Support and Care Panel

The members of the Vision UK Services, Support and Care Panel unanimously agreed to the proposal to step down the panel with an option to reconvene in the future if required (decision proposed November 2019 final agreement January 2020). With the panel stepping down, the strategic role of the panel will be split in the main to the Leadership Panel

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Macular Society: Are you a relative, partner, friend or carer of someone with a visual impairment?

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27 January 2020
Source: Macular Society

Researchers at City, University of London are working on a research study to explore whether family and friends of visually impaired people are receiving the right support, advice or information from healthcare professionals or charities. If you are a relative, partner, friend or carer of someone with a visual impairment, they would like to hear from you. As a volunteer

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Blind Veterans UK calls on relatives to look out for signs of sight loss in their loved ones this summer

27 July 2017
Source: Blind Veterans UK

As the summer holidays arrive, a national charity is calling on relatives visiting their loved ones to look out for indications that they may be struggling with sight loss. Blind Veterans UK often sees a spike in applications following holiday periods, which the charity attributes to referrals from relatives who have visited a grandparent or elderly relative and noticed a

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