Campaigning news

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

    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

    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.

  • Jason McCartney MP visits the Huddersfield Eye Clinic Liaison Officer

    MP for Colne Valley, Jason McCartney, learnt about the vital role that Eye Clinic Liaison Officers provide on a visit to the Huddersfield Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) service on 28 February.

  • Blindfold walk with Greater London Authority Transport Committee

    Following our evidence session at the Greater London Authority's Transport Committee inquiry into the safety of pedestrians, we visited Oxford Circus with members of the Transport Committee to look at crossings and the provisions for blind and partially sighted people.

  • Briefing MPs for the WoW Petition debate in parliament

    Over 100,000 people called on parliament in 2013 to hold this debate through the "War on Welfare" or "WoW" petition. Ahead of the debate we briefed MPs about the issues that we felt needed to be addressed.