9 August 2017
Vision rehabilitation services are crucial to ensuring blind and partially sighted people remain as independent as possible. Now, new independent research commissioned by RNIB, with support from the Department of Health, has identified that the cost of providing vision rehabilitation services is dwarfed by the financial benefits. Independent research by the Office for Public Management (OPM) and based on a
Read more RNIB: Demonstrating the impact and value of vision rehabilitation
3 August 2017
Source: TImes/Sunday Times
Location London (Central), London (Greater) Salary £150,000 per annum Posted 01 Aug 2017 Closes 11 Sep 2017 Job Function Chief Executive Officer RNIB is changing. A movement of people living with sight loss is forming; standing together to be seen and have their voices heard. We’re working alongside a diverse community of 30,000 people living with sight loss, directly supporting
Read more RNIB Vacancy: Chief Executive
27 July 2017
Source: RNIB and Westmister University
This survey is the fundamental data source for a Research Dissertation which forms part of an MSc in Transport Planning and Management. The research will collect data on collisions/personal injuries and near misses encountered while travelling, particularly by those who are partially sighted or blind. The aim is to make comparisons between experiences captured across different locations. The Survey is available online: HERE
Read more Westminster University and RNIB travel survey
26 July 2017
Many congratulations to Ellie Southwood, current Vice Chair of RNIB, who is to become the organisation’s next Chair The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has announced the appointment of the next Chair of the charity. At its meeting last Thursday (20 July 2017), the RNIB Board of Trustees appointed Ellie Southwood. Ellie is currently Vice Chair of the Board
Read more RNIB appoints next Chair Ellie Southwood
28 June 2017
Milton Keynes Council Councillor Mick Legg, Cabinet Member for Customer Services, took part in a blindfold walk in Milton Keynes on Saturday (24 June 2017).
Read more Milton Keynes Councillor Mick Legg attends a ‘blindfold’ walk to highlight how pavement parking affects blind and partially sighted people
16 June 2017
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council Councillor Roy Miller, Cabinet Spokesperson for Places took part in a ‘blindfold’ walk around Barnsley town centre on Thursday (15 June 2017). The walk highlighted the challenges blind and partially sighted people face navigating the area.
Read more Barnsley Councillor Roy Miller goes on a ‘blindfold’ walk to highlight how street clutter affects blind and partially sighted people
12 April 2017
A celebration marking the successes of RNIB’s (Royal National Institute of Blind People) Optimeyes project took place at the Royal Station Hotel Hull on Friday 31 March 2017.
Read more Project to improve the lives of blind and partially sighted people in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire celebrates two years of success