Being there when it matters
Only 30 per cent of eye clinics in the UK currently have some kind of qualified support in place, and many of these posts are under threat.
No one should have to face sight loss alone
We've made it easy for you to get in touch with your MP to demand change
Our new report highlights the huge impact sight loss has on people's lives
- Being there when it matters report (PDF, 579KB)
- Being there when it matters report (Accessible Word document, 171KB)
"No one contacted me, no one talked to me, no one came to the house and I was sort of there – out on my own.”
To get an idea of the desperate situation many people currently find themselves in after being diagnosed with sight loss read Keith's story.
Keith was left to cope on his own without any additional support. It was only after meeting with a sight loss adviser that he began to regain control of his life.
Want to do more?
Send a direct message to your MP and demand change now
It's really easy to send a direct message to your MP using our online form. You can help us make sure that no one has to face sight loss alone by taking action now.Contact your MP