RNIB: New January update to the Sight Loss Data Tool v3.3

31 January 2017
Source: RNIB

The RNIB have updated some key local authority datasets in the January version of the Sight Loss Data Tool v3.3. This is the third update to version 3 of the tool which ensures all data is accurate and up to date. These updates include: Numbers and rates of NHS sight tests for 2015/16; Opthalmology appointment data for 2015/16; Updated ECLO location data for hospitals and

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Fight for Sight Vacancy: Research Information Officer

23 November 2016
Source: Fight for Sight

Location:               London E1    Salary:                     £29,000-31,000 Reporting to:         Director of Research Contract type:        12 months, full time (35 hours per week) Pension:                  Non-contributory (currently 10%) Holiday:                   25 days p/a + Bank Holidays Fight for Sight is the UK’s leading charity funding pioneering research to prevent sight loss and treat eye disease. Its vision is a future everyone can see.

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RNIB release New October update to the Sight Loss Data Tool v3.2

18 October 2016
Source: RNIB

The RNIB have released some substantial updates to the October version of the Sight Loss Data Tool v3.2 for the keen data users amongst you to get stuck into. This is the second update to version 3 of the tool which ensures all data is accurate and up to date. Some of the new datasets include: living with sight loss data estimates for 2016 based on revised

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Moorfields announces research partnership

7 July 2016
Source: Moorfields

Moorfields are excited to announce a new medical research partnership with DeepMind Health that could revolutionise the way professionals carry out eye tests and lead to earlier detection of common eye diseases. Two million people are living with sight loss in the UK, of whom around 360,000 are registered as blind or partially sighted. At the moment, eye health professionals

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APPG on Dementia report – ‘Dementia rarely travels alone: Living with dementia and other conditions’

4 May 2016
Source: All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia

All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia’s inquiry into dementia and comorbidities. The final report ‘Dementia rarely travels alone: Living with dementia and other conditions’ was launched in parliament last week, can be downloaded here: APPG on Dementia and Co-morbidities report This inquiry has brought to light the scale of difficulty faced by people living with dementia and other health conditions. Despite

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Macular Society: Research trials – participant sign up

6 April 2016
Source: Macular Society

There are many clinical trials and research studies looking at new treatments and ultimately   trying to find a cure for macular disease. The Macular Society are often approached to help find people to participate in clinical trials and research studies. Involvement can range from providing feedback on new developments, to undergoing treatment as part of a trial. The Macular

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