Save our sight news
In order to set their budgets, councils and local NHS commissioners need to predict where their money is going to be needed. Joint Strategic Needs Assessments assess the health needs of their local population so officers can plan ahead. We've been working to ensure these reflect eye health locally.
South Tyneside Council has launched a hard-hitting campaign linking smoking with blindness as part of National Eye Health Week to get people to give up the habit. The campaign is supported by RNIB.
We took your campaign messages to the Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Labour Party Conferences along with our amazing mechanical automaton to highlight some of the key challenges in eyecare today.
On 26 November 2014 we will be holding an ECLO event in Parliament.
Manchester City Council have included a "gold standard" sight loss chapter in their Joint Strategic Needs Assessment.