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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

Royal Blind Group Appoints New Chief Executive

26 June 2017

Mark O’Donnell will take up the role of Chief Executive of Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded, which are together known as Royal Blind Group, at the end of July.

Upcoming Events

16th International Mobility Conference

Monday 26 Jun 2017 - Friday 30 Jun 2017
This conference represents excellent opportunity to present original research and case studies based on the conference these of 'Transitions: Moving On, Moving Out'.
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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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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
Every 5 seconds someone in the world goes blind

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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