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  • Paul Maynard MP visits sight loss adviser at Blackpool Victoria Hospital


    On 21 November, Paul Maynard, MP for Blackpool North and Cleveleys paid a visit to the sight loss adviser service at Blackpool Victoria Hospital in order to learn more about the vital role sight loss advisers play in supporting people who have been told that they are losing their sight.

  • Steve Rotheram MP visits ECLO at Aintree Hospital


    On 17 October, Steve Rotheram, MP for Liverpool Walton, joined us alongside Bradbury Fields, who deliver services for blind and partially sighted people across Merseyside, to talk about the need for people to be given support when diagnosed with a sight condition.

  • MP learns of difficulties faced by people with sight loss in Sale


    RNIB campaigner, Nick Goodwin invited his local MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East, local councillors and Police Officers to take part in a blindfold walk around Sale on 12 September.

  • Sight loss chapter to be included in Manchester JSNA


    Manchester City Council have included a "gold standard" sight loss chapter in their Joint Strategic Needs Assessment.

  • Improving access to Police services in Greater Manchester


    On 19 May, more than 20 blind and partially sighted people from across the North West attended a conference hosted by the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Greater Manchester.

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