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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

Results of the College of Optometrists’ Council election are announced

19 January 2017

The College of Optometrists has today announced the names of its newest Council members.

Upcoming Events

Science Museum: Next VIscovery day: 21 January 2017

Saturday 21 Jan 2017
The Science Museum is holding a VIscovery day on Saturday 21st January 2017 where events shall be held for families with members who are visually impaired, partially sighted or blind. You can find out more here: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/visitmuseum/Plan_your_visit/events/events_for_people_with_visual_impairments
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Featured Member

WESC Foundation

WESC FoundationThe WESC Foundation is a specialist day and residential centre offering a unique experience for young people and adults with visual impairment including complex needs.

email: info@wescfoundation.ac.uk
web: www.wescfoundation.ac.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.

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
Over one-third of older people with sight loss are also living with depression

Recent Resources


Tennis Foundation: step-by-step guide to VI Tennis

In this guide you will find information on: How you can get involved Sight classifications Rules (including court and net

Sight Cymru: MegaFOCUS report 2015 – 2016

The cost of visual impairment in the UK is substantial with the direct medical cost estimated at £2.14billion in 2008

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