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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

Many congratulations to Simon Brown on winning the Soldiering On: People’s Choice Award

28 March 2017

Many congratulations to Simon Brown of Blind Veterans UK who on Saturday 25 March won the Soldiering On: Peoples Choice Award

Upcoming Events

Guide Dogs: Action for Access Day!

Saturday 1 Apr 2017
Saturday 1st April is Action for Access Day! We will be taking to the streets across the country to collect signtaures for the Access All Areas petition - and we need your help!
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Podcasts

Latest Podcast:

John Welsman, Strategy and Research Policy Team, Guide Dogs, speaks to Carrie MacEwen, President, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists. Carrie gives listeners an understanding of Ophthalmology.

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

Recent Resources

21
Mar

Agenda items request for VISION 2020 UK Social Research Cmte, 19 April and docs

Can you please inform Tayyaba by the end of Friday 31 March of the following for the VISION 2020 UK Social Research Committee
21
Mar

Papers for VISION 2020 UK Public Affairs Cmte, 29 March

Papers for VISION 2020 UK Public Affairs Cmte, 29 March Date: 29 March 2017 Time: 1100 – 1300 Venue: Meeting Room 3, Pocklington
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Mar

Housing brokerage an effective tool to help younger adults with visual impairment find new homes

Housing brokerage is an effective method for assisting younger adults with visual impairment to find a new home, an evaluation

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