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    Vision UK

    We are excited to be working with the UK Vision Strategy and England Vision Strategy teams to form ‘Vision UK’, a new collaborative organisation to increase the work with partners from across the eye health and sight loss sectors and beyond.

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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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    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

Statement from the VISION 2020 UK Learning Disability Committee and Dementia and Sight Loss Committee on the updated Certificate of Vision Impairment

18 September 2017

As part of National Eye Health Week, the VISION 2020 UK Learning Disability committee and the Dementia and Sight Loss committee welcome the Department of Health’s recent launch of the updated Certificate of Vision Impairment

Upcoming Events

National Eye Health Week 2017

Monday 18 Sep 2017 - Sunday 24 Sep 2017
Eye Health UK announce that National Eye Health Week (NEHW) 2017 will take place 18 – 24 September.
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Podcasts

Latest Podcast:

John Welsman, Strategy and Research Policy Team, Guide Dogs, speaks to Sir Andrew Dillon, Chief Executive, The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Sir Andrew gives listeners an understanding of the work of NICE and their committees.

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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
86% of people in the UK value their eyesight above any other sense

Recent Resources

14
Sep

Shared Statistics 2017

Please find attached the sight loss statistics key messages postcard which has been reviewed by the VISION 2020 UK Social Research
13
Sep

Papers for the VISION 2020 UK Ophthalmic Public Health Committee Meeting 13 September 2017.

Papers for the VISION 2020 UK Ophthalmic Public Health Committee Meeting 13 September 2017.  
5
Sep

Papers for the VISION 2020 UK Learning Disabilities Committee Meeting 06/09/17

Papers for the VISION 2020 UK Learning Disabilities Committee Meeting 06/09/17 Please find attached the updated papers (minor change to Attachment

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