Social care news

  • RNIB research boosts case for vision rehab investment in Essex


    New RNIB research into the benefits of vision rehabilitation launched earlier in 2017, is already helping to boost local services across the country. Mike Bell, Policy and Campaigns Officer, tells us about the benefits for Essex.

  • Good things come to those who won’t wait


    Last year, Volunteer Campaign Coordinator Julia Kirkham alerted us to the long wait that blind and partially sighted people were facing for vision rehabilitation services in West Sussex.

  • Picture shows view of Parliament from across Westminster Bridge

    RNIB joins call for cross party strategy on health and social care funding


    We're one of 75 organisations to sign an open letter to the Prime Minister, calling for an urgent cross party review on health and social care funding.

  • Action needed on mental health


    Richard Holmes, our Regional Campaigns Officer for London, spoke at an inquiry on Thursday 12 January, explaining how levels of mental ill health among blind and partially sighted people could be reduced.

  • New study shows importance of vision rehabilitation


    Cardiff University has carried out a study which demonstrates the difference that tailored vision rehabilitation services can make to the lives of blind or partially sighted people.

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