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  • Diary of a vision rehabilitation officer

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    Monday, 7 November 2016
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    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.

  • Be your own advocate, get the cataract surgery you need

    Posted: 
    Friday, 7 October 2016
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    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.

  • New Treatment for 13,000 Eye Patients!

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    Monday, 19 September 2016
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    Jess Hall, our Assistant Policy and Campaigns Officer for Access to Treatment, shares some great news about a new eye treatment.

  • From failing school...to having three degrees: why vision rehabilitation matters

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    Friday, 2 September 2016
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    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.

  • Losing My Sight Magazine

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    Thursday, 1 September 2016
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    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.

  • Kept in the dark

    Posted: 
    Thursday, 25 August 2016
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    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.

  • Accessing independence

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 23 August 2016
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    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.

  • Keep chasing pavements

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 16 August 2016
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    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.

  • Why I campaign

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 2 August 2016
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    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.

  • Get the picture

    Posted: 
    Wednesday, 20 July 2016
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    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.

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