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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

RNIB Scotland: How does a blind person who uses braille (the system of raised dots felt by fingertip) interact with today’s online world of bytes and pixels?

8 December 2016

Modern braille-writing equipment can connect seamlessly with personal computers and mobile devices like tablets and smartphones, while text-reading software can vocalise back to you what you've inputted.

Upcoming Events

2Eqipp: Collaborative and placed based working in STPs: Learning with and from Nuka Healthcare System

Friday 9 Dec 2016
The next class in the year long In-Conversation Masterclass series will focus on "Collaborative and placed based working in STPs: Learning with and from NUKA healthcare system".
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Featured Member

WESC Foundation

WESC FoundationThe WESC Foundation is a specialist day and residential centre offering a unique experience for young people and adults with visual impairment including complex needs.

email: info@wescfoundation.ac.uk
web: www.wescfoundation.ac.uk/

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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
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Recent Resources


The Lancet: Vision impairment and risk of frailty: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

Age-related vision impairment has been associated with comorbidities, current disability, and poor quality of life. However, it is unclear whether

VISION 2020 UK Response to ‘National tariff payment system 2017/18 to 2018/19: a consultation’ 

NHS Improvement and NHS England have put forward proposals for the 2017/19 national tariff payment system. Their main stated objective

ADASS and Younifi: Keep Calm and Make It Personal

New Dialogues is a series of think pieces supported by the partners of ADASS. The first thought piece, ‘Let’s Get

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