Campaigning news

  • Do you find TV programme guides difficult to use? Take a few moments to have your say!

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    Communications regulator Ofcom wants to know whether TV manufacturers should do more to make TVs accessible to blind and partially sighted people. If it finds that they should, Ofcom can help make that happen.

  • New independent review of the WCA opens - and it's looking for your views!

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    Ever since the current form of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) has existed, the Government have been reviewing it through independent reviewers and the latest has now opened for evidence!

  • Essex campaigner tackles the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) in his area

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    Essex Volunteer Campaign Coordinator, Phil Lee decided that something had to be done when he discovered that eye health was not effectively covered in Essex County Council’s Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) early this year.

  • Changes to Disabled Student’s Allowance (DSA)

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    The Government has announced plans to modernise the disabled students’ allowance, they say that the current arrangements do not recognise technological advances, increases in use of technology nor the introduction of the Equality Act 2010.  

    The changes would come in to effect for new students in the academic year 2015/16.

  • NHS England wants to hear from you

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    NHS England is the body that aims to improve health outcomes for people in England. They have just launched a consultation on improving eye health and the provision of eye health services, as well as reducing avoidable sight loss.