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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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RNIB Social care professionals resources

23 March 2017

If you work in social care with blind and partially sighted people, you can find resources to help you in your role at RNIB's website.

Upcoming Events

‘Networks and Partnerships: Wales Collaborating for Health’ conference

Monday 27 Mar 2017
The conference will focus on examining ways to maximise the benefits of national and international collaboration opportunities such as the World Health Organisation Europe’s Healthy Cities Network and Regions for Health Network
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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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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
Two-thirds of registered blind and partially sighted people of working age are not in paid employment

Recent Resources


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

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

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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