Ben Bradshaw, MP for Exeter, met the sight loss adviser at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital on 6 April, to learn about her vital role for people experiencing sight loss.
Torbay MP, Kevin Foster, visited the sight loss adviser at Torbay Hospital on 12 February to learn more about the vital role of a sight loss adviser.
RNIB and Action for Blind People held a successful roundtable event in Bath on Friday 22 January to promote the campaign to secure more sight loss adviser posts across the country.
We’ve been working with staff at Kingston Hospital, Action for Blind People and Thomas Pocklington Trust to get a sight loss adviser in place at the eye department at Kingston Hospital.
Hospital trusts across the UK are increasingly seeing the benefit of having a sight loss adviser, also known as an ECLO (Eye Clinic Liaison Officer) integrated within the eye department as part of a core service provision for patients.