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    Who are we?

    VISION 2020 UK (Charity No.1146746) is the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration and co-operation between organisations with an interest in eye health and sight loss.

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    What do we do?

    VISION 2020 UK looks to provide 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 VISION 2020?

    VISION 2020 UK was established in 2002 as part of the VISION 2020 global initiative for the elimination of avoidable blindness.

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Latest News

Thomas Pocklington Trust-Assistive and Inclusive: Home Technology Guide Launched for People with Sight Loss

27 July 2016

A new Guide on Assistive and Inclusive Home Technology claims that recent technological advances are creating solutions to everyday challenges for people with sight loss.

Upcoming Events

Dementia Scotland 2016 - A Human Rights Based Approach to Care

Wednesday 14 Sep 2016
this conference will provide a platform for the leaders of all Scotland's key dementia projects and many others to showcase their achievements and ambitions and provide insight on evidence based research and innovations to the leading health and care professionals from across all areas Scotland
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Featured Member

National Eye Research Centre

National Eye Research CentreNational Eye Research Centre funds research into the causes and treatments of eye disease, sight loss and blindness. The results of that research are published in order to stimulate further research advances in ophthalmology.

email: info@nerc.co.uk
web: www.nerc-charity.org.uk/

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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.

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Recent Resources


RNIB: ‘See, Plan and Provide’ report released

The RNIB launched their new report ‘See, plan and provide’ on 20/07/16. The report can be downloaded at http://www.rnib.org.uk/seeandplan There is a

Thomas Pocklington Trust: Access to psychological therapies for people with sight loss and depression: what is the evidence?

New research published by the Thomas Pocklington Trust has found that people with sight loss have an increased risk of depression. A

VISION 2020 UK call for nominations for the Astbury Award 2016

The VISION 2020 UK Astbury Award is given in recognition of work that fosters excellence in collaboration within the eye

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