Welcome to the November/December 2014 edition of NB, the magazine for eye health and sight loss professionals.

View from the top 

Rehabs United

A new professional body for rehabs

Politics 

Get ready for election fever!

Helen Dearman looks at the forthcoming general election

Analysis 

Could a colour test detect AMD?

Researchers hope a simple colour test could detect a form of AMD.

Travel

Taxi drivers who make a difference

How a pioneering training scheme has opened up taxi travel to blind and partially sighted people

People

People say the funniest things

Prepare to read the funniest, and most ridiculous, things said to people with sight loss. 

Campaign

The big picture on sight loss

We take a look at RNIB Scotland's Vision Champion projects.

Support in your time of need

RNIB's campaign to ensure ECLOs are available in every eye department in the UK 

Christmas Resources

Christmas is coming...

NB and Action for Blind People presents your ultimate Christmas survival guide. 

Eye Health

Making eye health a priority

GPs are busy promoting eye health in older people.

Focus on Coats' disease

The little-known eye condition that can have life-changing consequences for people.

Your NB

You read all about it!

We look at some of the important issues NB has covered over the years.

Research

Clinical round-up

Get to grips with the interesting research exploring the causes of myopia and cataracts.

Innovation 

Read with your fingers

Read about a pioneering device that reads back text, and discover other exciting innovations.

Careers 

Time to change?

Is it time to rethink current orientation and mobility techniques?

Workplace dilemma

Our panel helps solve the question of what to do if a client gives you the "run around".

Products

All I want for Xmas...

Great gifts and useful stocking fillers for the festive period.

End of year review

That was the year that was

We look back at some of the key issues and talking points of the last 12 months.

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