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    Who are we?

    VISION 2020 UK leads collaboration between organisations in the eye health and sight loss sector.

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    What do we do?

    VISION 2020 UK provides a unified response on key issues affecting blind and partially sighted people.

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    Standing Committees

    VISION 2020 UK brings together decision makers in the eye health and sight loss sector.

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    What is the global initiative?

    VISION 2020 UK is part of the IAPB and WHO global initiative for the elimination of avoidable blindness.

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Latest News

OnMedica: GPs poorly informed about degenerative eye disease, survey suggests

24 February 2017

Patients with macular degeneration are not getting the help and support they need from their GPs to manage and treat their condition properly, suggests research* published in the online journal BMJ Open.

Upcoming Events

England Vision Strategy Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, BANES Event

Monday 27 Feb 2017
You are invited to attend the England Vision Strategy update for Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and BANES.
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Podcasts

Latest Podcast:

John Welsman speaks to Lord Chris Holmes MBE, a former Paralympian swimmer and life peer in the House of Lords.

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VISION 2020 UK provides a weekly newsletter to subscribers interested in eye health and sight loss issues. The newsletter covers topical news stories from VISION 2020 UK and our members, research, professional insight, events and vacancies within the sector.

Starting Point

A guide for parents and carers whose child has a vision impairment.

This information introduces you to the help and support you may want as the parents and carers of a child with a vision impairment.

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Starting Point
An estimated 25,000 children in Britain are blind or partially sighted

Recent Resources

21
Feb

‘The Effects of Sight Loss on Diabetic Patients in Accessing Information, Managing Diabetes and Adopting a Healthy Lifestyle’

Please find attached ‘The Effects of Sight Loss on Diabetic Patients in Accessing Information, Managing Diabetes and Adopting a Healthy
15
Feb

VISION 2020 UK response to the DOH and DWP: Improving lives: The Work, Health and Disability Green Paper Consultation

Attached is the VISION 2020 UK response to the  DOH and DWP: Improving lives: The Work, Health and Disability Green
8
Feb

European Council of Optometry and Optics: Consensus paper: Visual Standards for Driving in Europe

This paper is a consensus of opinion from the eye care sector across Europe in regard to driving and visual

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