Campaigning news

  • Rotherham Councillor takes part in a blindfold walk

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    On 18 March, Councillor Ken Wyatt participated in a blindfold walk around Rotherham with local blind resident and RNIB volunteer campaigner Sally Wilkinson.

  • The Eye pod visits Barnsley

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    On 13 March 2014 we took the Eye Pod to a meeting of the Governing Body for Barnsley NHS Clinical Commissioning Group.

  • Norman Lamb MP visits local rehabilitation service

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    Norman Lamb, MP for North Norfolk and Minister of State for Care and Support, visited the rehabilitation service provided by Norfolk County Council on 21 February as part of our care campaign.

  • Local campaigner meets with Paul Burstow MP on the Care Bill

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    Campaigner Erica Grimsey met MP for Sutton and Cheam, Paul Burstow on 1 March to discuss her concerns about the Care Bill as part of our care campaign.

  • Top tips for healthcare professionals

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    People with sight loss regularly share their concerns with RNIB about the care environment and lack of disability awareness among care staff. We know that people with sight loss are a third more likely to experience difficulties in accessing care services than non-disabled people.

    We have taken all the feedback that we have received and, together with our supporters, have created some "top tips" for healthcare professionals to help all care staff improve the accessibility of their services.