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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

Blind Veterans UK: Royal Navy personnel and veterans join forces to mark 100 years of the Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS) and appeal for 2,500 Wrens to access support

22 May 2017
  Blind Veterans UK beneficiaries and former WRNS (Wrens), enjoyed a special lunch at the charity’s Brighton centre yesterday (18/05), as part of a week...

Upcoming Events

Royal College of Ophthalmologists Congress

Monday 22 May 2017 - Thursday 25 May 2017
Delegates will have a varied range of high quality topics from exceptional UK and Overseas speakers covering a comprehensive mix of clinical, academic research, education and personal development which will be of interest to clinician and allied health professionals at all stages of their career.
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Podcasts

Latest Podcast:

John Welsman, Strategy and Research Policy Team, Guide Dogs, speaks to Jenny Cook, Head of Strategy and Research, Guide Dogs & Chair VISION 2020 UK Children & Young People with a Vision Impairment Committee. Jenny gives listeners an understanding of the issues around Children with 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
Around 360,000 people in the UK are registered blind or partially sighted

Recent Resources

25
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
10
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  
4
Apr

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists publishes its suite of patient information documents and its ‘Professional Standards for Refractive Surgery’.

Experienced refractive surgeons collaborate to deliver new guidance and recommendations to improve refractive surgery standards and patient care High quality

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