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VISION 2020 UK is the umbrella organisation which facilitates collaboration between organisations which focus on vision impairment
VISION 2020 UK is the umbrella organisation which facilitates collaboration between organisations which focus on vision impairment

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VISION 2020 UK, the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration in eye health and sight loss, has today launched a podcast. This new platform will look at the major topics of interest within the eye health and sight loss sector, with expert analysis, opinion and debate. The podcast is an educational forum for professionals, service users, carers as well as those with no knowledge of the topics.

Hosted by John Welsman, Guide Dogs Policy Business Partner, the podcasts will be released on a monthly basis and will focus on one topic or interview per episode, highlighting the work of the VISION 2020 UK Standing Committees, as well as discussions with leaders in the sector on topics such as rehabilitation, dementia, children and certification. http://www.vision2020uk.org.uk/vision-2020-uk-launches-eye-health-sight-loss-podcast/ 

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Seasons’ Greetings and a Happy New Year from VISION 2020 UK

The VISION 2020 UK team would like to wish you a happy holiday season and thank you for your support during the year.

We hope you have an enjoyable break and we look forward to working and collaborating with you again in 2017.
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VISION 2020 UK launches Starting Point – first steps for families of vision impaired children.

VISION 2020 UK, the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration in eye health and sight loss, has marked World Sight Day with a rollout of a national project, aimed at improving the information given to families at the point of diagnosis of their child’s vision impairment.



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We are proud to announce a new open access journal and call for applications for Editor-in-Chief with +SAGE Publications Ltd please do forward and let people know. 

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VISION 2020 UK call for nominations for the Astbury Award 2016.

VISION 2020 UK, the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration and co-operation between organisations with an interest in eye health and sight loss, are calling for nominations for the Astbury Award, named for former VISION 2020 UK Chair and inaugural recipient Nick Astbury.

The VISION 2020 UK Astbury Award is given in recognition of work that fosters excellence in collaboration within the eye health and sight loss sectors. 

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New President takes over the reigns of leading charity and the voice of blind people, the National Federation of the Blind of the UK (NFBUK)
At their AGM in Windermere, the NFBUK changed President. Outgoing President, Douglas Gilroy, said: “I congratulate Andrew on becoming my successor. We have a lot of challenges ahead of us in these tough financial times but I am sure Andrew and Executive Council colleagues will continue to campaign and work to limit the worst excesses of the current welfare reforms.” 
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