Being there when it matters

Patient support services are left hanging by a thread with 9 out 10 posts in England facing extremely uncertain futures. Help is available if you have been diagnosed with sight loss

 

For the first time in months I had hope and a way of enabling me to do things independently

 
Across England there are established support services for patients, known as Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs), Vision Support Officers or sight loss advisers. Watch our TV advert to find out more
 
Short term and complex funding arrangements mean that many essential ECLO services are hanging by a thread. The removal of this vital service would deny patients access to support at their greatest time of need. Find out if your local service is under threat
 

Hanging by a thread...

Read our latest briefing ‘Hanging by a thread’ to find out more: 

Ask your MP to join us in parliament

We're holding an event in Parliament on 26 November to talk face to face with MPs about the importance of Sight loss advisors. We've sent them all invites, but they're busy people so please help us make sure they come!

Invite your MP