Vision UK call for nominations for their four new thematic awards, the Astbury Award 2019 and The David Burt OBE Award 2019

5 August 2019
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK call for nominations for their four new thematic awards, the Astbury Award 2019 and the David Burt OBE Award 2019  Vision UK, are delighted to invite nominations for their four new thematic award and the Astbury Award, named for former VISION 2020 UK Chair and inaugural recipient Mr Nick Astbury. Thematic awards Vision UK’s new thematic awards will

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Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019
Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Form 2019
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Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Guidance Notes 2019
Vision UK Thematic And Astbury Award Nomination Guidance Notes 2019
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David Burt Award
David Burt Award
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ADASS endorses a Professional Register for Vision Rehabilitation Workers

15 July 2019
Source: ADASS

The ADASS physical & sensory impairment & HIV/AIDS network, the Rehab Workers professional network, Visionary and Vision UK have worked together to achieve the Endorsement of  ADASS for a Professional Register for Vision Rehabilitation Workers.     The professional body for Vision Rehabilitation Workers, the Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network (RWPN), has established a professional register which requires all members to

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Rehabilitaiton Registration Position Statement May 2019
Rehabilitaiton Registration Position Statement May 2019
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RWPN Professional Register Guidance Notes For Employers And Commissioners
RWPN Professional Register Guidance Notes For Employers And Commissioners
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Appendix 2 RWPN ROVI  Job Description
Appendix 2 RWPN ROVI Job Description
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Appendix 3 RWPN CPD Scheme Description Jan 2017
Appendix 3 RWPN CPD Scheme Description Jan 2017
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Book now for July 2019’s FREE Vision UK Counselling Accreditation Course

28 June 2019
Source: RNIB

Places are now available in London for the two-day Counselling Accreditation Scheme course for qualified counsellors in order to increase the capacity for counselling within the sight loss community.   Date: 25 – 26 July 2019 Time: 09:30 – 16:30 Venue: Room 4, RNIB, 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE Fee: Free Please complete the application form below and return to Maria

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Sight loss charities join forces to launch online advice hub

17 June 2019
Source: Sight Advice FAQ

  The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), Guide Dogs, Visionary, VICTA, Fight for Sight and Vision UK are working together to provide blind and partially sighted people with easy to access high-quality information about sight loss. Working in partnership, the sight loss charities have shared their expertise to create the new website, http://www.sightadvicefaq.org.uk which pulls together content from

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Vision UK CEO given the Freedom of the City of London

11 June 2019
Source: Vision UK

 Vision UK is the independent partnership organisation which works with organisations in the eye health, sight loss sector and beyond for the benefit of blind and partially sighted people, their communities and the general population including those at risk of sight loss. Matt Broom joined VISION 2020 UK on 2011 to implement the organisation’s strategic plans and operations. He was

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Book now for June 2019’s FREE Vision UK Counselling Accreditation Course

8 May 2019
Source: RNIB

Places are now available in Scotland for the two-day Counselling Accreditation Scheme course for qualified counsellors in order to increase the capacity for counselling within the sight loss community.   Date: 6 – 7 June 2019 Time: 09:30 – 16:30 Venue: RNIB, 12-14 Hillside Crescent, Edinburgh, EH7 5EA Fee: Free Please complete the application form below and return to Maria Bulgakova at maria.bulgakova@rnib.org.uk.

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Vision-UK-Counselling-Accreditation-Course-Application-Form
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Vision-UK-Counselling-Accreditation-Course-Information
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Save the date for Forward View: Vision and Eye Health The Vision UK and RSM conference

1 April 2019
Source: Vision UK and the Royal Society of Medicine

        In the spirit of collaboration and co-production Vision UK and the Royal Society of Medicine will be co-hosting Vision UK: A Forward View on the 9th October 2019. This national conference will be themed around the four strategic aims of Vision UK: • Evidence and statistics • Research, cures and treatments • Services, support and care

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Save The Date For The Vision UK Press Release
Save The Date For The Vision UK Press Release
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All at Vision UK terribly saddened to hear of the untimely death last week of John Thompson

18 March 2019
Source: Vision UK

All at Vision UK are terribly saddened to hear of the untimely death last week of John Thompson founding trustee of Vision UK and Chair of the England Vision Strategy. John was a wise, caring and passionate man who strove to make a difference to people’s lives. As well as Vision UK and the England Vision Strategy, John was heavily

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Papers for the Services support and care panel meeting 23/01/19

24 January 2019
Source: Vision UK Services Support and Care Panel

Papers for the Services support and care panel meeting 23/01/19 attached below  

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Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK SSC Panel 230119
Attach 1 - Agenda For Vision UK SSC Panel 230119
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Attach 2 - Strategic Panels And Leadership Panel, Dec 18
Attach 2 - Strategic Panels And Leadership Panel, Dec 18
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Attach 3 - Outcomes Framework Early Intervention
Attach 3 - Outcomes Framework Early Intervention
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Attach 4 - Vision UK Mental Health Cmte Work Plan 2019 V1
Attach 4 - Vision UK Mental Health Cmte Work Plan 2019 V1
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Attach 5 - Adult-UK-eye-health-&-sight-loss-pathway-with-charts-revised-Jan-2015 3
Attach 5 - Adult-UK-eye-health-&-sight-loss-pathway-with-charts-revised-Jan-2015 3
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Attach 6 - Pathway For CYP
Attach 6 - Pathway For CYP
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Attach 7 - SAFE
Attach 7 - SAFE
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Book now for March 2019’s FREE Vision UK Counselling Accreditation Course

16 January 2019
Source: RNIB

Following on from Vision UK’s successful pilot Counselling Accreditation Scheme course in June 2018 to increase the capacity for counselling within the sight loss community, places are now available for the next two-day course. Date: 14 – 15 March 2019 Time: 09:30 – 16:30 Venue: RNIB, 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE Fee: Free Please complete the application form below and return to

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