Being a vision rehabilitation officer is a varied job, you have to think on your feet, make instant decisions and respond to the different needs of very different people. In this diary, a vision rehabilitation officer, shares a snippet of a day in their life for one week.
Peter from Nottingham got in touch with us when he was struggling to get access to cataract surgery earlier this year. Peter tells us about his journey getting the surgery he needed and why the new cataract toolkit will help people get the care they need.
Jess Hall, our Assistant Policy and Campaigns Officer for Access to Treatment, shares some great news about a new eye treatment.
Vicky, one of our fantastic Volunteer Campaign Coordinators, shares her personal journey of living with sight loss. Vicky tells us just why vision rehabilitation support is so important and why everyone should get involved with this campaign.
David Taylor, Editor of Losing My Sight Magazine, sits down to tell us how losing his job as a result of sight loss inspired him to start the magazine, and why he’s looking for people to join the project.
Stacy Rowe shares her very personal account of how inaccessible health information made an already unpleasant situation much worse for her this year. And her hopes that NHS England’s new Accessible Information Standard will help prevent the same thing happening to others.
Our Campaigns Manager for Accessible Information – and regular NHS user – Hugh Huddy sat down to talk with us about his experience campaigning for the new NHS England Accessible Information Standard that came into force on 31 July.
Siobhan Meade our Stevenage Volunteer Campaigns Coordinator has blogged all about how she’s used a video and social media to help keep the pavements in her area, clear of clutter.
One of our West Midlands Volunteer Campaign Coordinators, Victoria Richards has blogged about why she got involved in campaigning with us and what it means to her.
Alba De Toro Nozal, a member of our young people's campaigns network, shares her tips for taking good quality photos when you are blind or partially sighted.