South east news
Campaigning news from the South east
We’re working alongside colleagues from Action for Blind People and Southampton Sight and Opensight to protect the local Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) service which has been removed due to budget cuts.
Go-Coach, the Sevenoaks based bus operator has become the latest operator to sign up to RNIB’s ‘We’re on board’ bus charter.
As part of RNIB’s “Stop for Me, Speak to Me” fortnight of action, blind and partially sighted people from across Southampton and surrounding areas took part in a Swap with Me event held in the city on 18 July.
Mike Weatherley, MP for Hove learnt more about the vital service that an Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) provides to patients on a visit to the Brighton Eye Hospital on 23 May.
The MP for Orpington, Jo Johnson, learnt more about the vital service that an Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) provides to patients on a visit to his local eye clinic on 24 January.
The ECLO at the Princess Royal Hospital in Orpington, Chris Wilson, is funded through charitable donations and managed by Kent Association for the Blind.