Professionals like you, who work across eye health are key to helping people newly diagnosed or living with sight loss to come to terms with their condition and help improve their quality of life.
Information and resources for health professionals
This section offers information and resources that can help you improve your knowledge about the issues faced by people with sight loss. We also provide access to resources that can help you improve your services for those newly diagnosed or facing every day with an eye health condition.
- Working in an eye clinic? Find out about the support we can offer eye clinic staff.
- GPs can access accredited eye health modules designed to help them better support patients with eye health conditions.
- Public health professionals can find out about the Public Health Outcomes Framework in England, the sight loss prevention indicator and access guidance developed with our partners in the UK Vision Strategy to support the inclusion of eye health in joint strategic needs assessments (JSNAs). We also offer a guide introducing optometrists and ophthalmologists to RNIB's services.
Eye clinic staff
We can help professionals in the Eye Clinic understand more about how to offer the best possible support to blind and partially sighted people.
Public health professionals
As a professional in public health, you are in a key position to help prevent avoidable sight loss, by commissioning effective eye health services.
As a commissioner of local health services, the decisions you make can directly affect blind and partially sighted people.
Optometrists have an important role to play in preventing people from losing their sight.
Right now we can only reach one in three of the people who need our help most. Please make a donation and help us support more blind and partially sighted people.Donate now