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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

Moorfields CEO appointed chairman of World Association of Eye Hospitals

22 June 2017

David Probert, chief executive at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has been appointed chairman of the World Association of Eye Hospitals (WAEH).

Upcoming Events

Learning Disability Week

Monday 19 Jun 2017 - Sunday 25 Jun 2017
Learning Disability Week 2017 will take place from 19 to 25 June. This year we are celebrating friendships and relationships.
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Podcasts

Latest Podcast:

John Welsman, Strategy and Research Policy Team, Guide Dogs, speaks to Rachel Pilling, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Bradford Teaching Hospitals/ VISION 2020 UK Learning Disability Committee. Rachel gives listeners an understanding of the issues around learning disability and vision impairment.

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

Recent Resources

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Jun

VISION 2020 UK – Pathway for Children and Young People (0 to 25 years) with Vision Impairment, and their Families

The VISION 2020 UK Pathway for Children and Young People with vision impairment is a best practice, generic pathway that
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Apr

VISION 2020 UK supports the SeeAbility response to Child Vision Screening resources consultation

VISION 2020 UK supports the SeeAbility response to Child Vision Screening resources consultation
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Apr

Notes and presentation from the Chairs of VISION 2020 UK Committees Meeting, 31/01/17

Notes and presentation from the Chairs of VISION 2020 UK Committees Meeting, 31/01/17  

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