RNIB Press Office
14 November 2019 | Update from RNIB CEO, Matt Stringer
11 November 2019 | As the UK’s biggest retailers prepare to launch their much-anticipated Christmas TV adverts, RNIB are urging them not to exclude blind and partially sighted people.
22 October 2019 | Thousands of children and young people with vision impairment are being failed by underfunded local authorities accross England.
07 October 2019 | John Clark has travelled more than 24,000 miles around the North East in his role as a Sooty box collector for RNIB.
07 October 2019 | Mark Rogerson has set himself the challenge of completing the world's biggest marathons to raise money for RNIB.
03 October 2019 | HRH The Countess of Wessex visited the Royal Eye Unit at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
23 September 2019 | It's National Eye Health Week and RNIB has created a list of less conventional tips for keeping your eyes healthy.
14 August 2019 | RNIB has been working closely with HMRC to provide the best support for people with sight loss.
08 August 2019 | RNIB has launched a new event to recognise and celebrate outstanding work to support people wth sight loss.
05 July 2019 | A blind man from Clitheroe is taking legal action against East Lancashire Hospitals Trust after it repeatedly failed to send him communication in a format that he could read.
24 June 2019 | The sight loss advice line run by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is set to see a 240 per cent increase in calls about emotional support from 2016 to 2019.
17 June 2019 | RNIB, Guide Dogs, Visionary, VICTA, Fight for Sight and Vision UK are working together to provide blind and partially sighted people with easy to access high-quality information about sight loss.
13 June 2019 | RNIB and Guide Dogs collaborate in a new effort to fight guide dog access refusals.
15 May 2019 | Gatwick is trialling an on-demand support initiative for passengers with sight loss, with the support of RNIB.
14 May 2019 | Statement from Stephen Weymouth, RNIB Network Manager for the South West.
10 May 2019 | The Royal National Institute of Blind People’s (RNIB) Employment team has been shortlisted as a finalist for the ERSA Employability Awards 2019 in the Team of the Year category.
03 May 2019 | Statement from Richard Holmes, Public Affairs Manager at RNIB.
25 April 2019 | RNIB has appointed Matt Stringer as its permanent Chief Executive.
24 April 2019 | LEGO announces educational braille brick concept, developed with the assistance of RNIB.
18 April 2019 | Statement from Sarah Lambert, Head of Social Change at RNIB.
18 April 2019 | RNIB has been invited to review proposed changes to the UK's flagship shared space scheme after road safety concerns.
28 March 2019 | Statement from Sarah Lambert, Head of Social Change at RNIB.
25 March 2019 | Statement from Sarah Lambert, Head of Social Change at RNIB.
5 March 2019 | Research published in the BMJ Open has shown that hospital eye clinics benefit from the presence of Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs).
13 February 2019 | RNIB has been confirmed as a Level 3 Disability Confident employer by AdviserPlus.
13 February 2019 | Jenny Molineux, an Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) at Blackburn and Burnley Hospitals, is backing RNIB's campaign to ensure support for patients losing their sight.
28 January 2019 | Statement from David Clarke, Director of Services at RNIB.
21 January 2019 | RNIB has become the latest charity to receive £1m in funding from People’s Postcode Lottery.
21 January 2019 | RNIB and The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, with support from Sight Loss Shropshire, have launched a new service.
15 January 2019 | We have issued an update on RNIB in Bristol.
7 January 2019 | Statement from Helen Lee, Eye Health Policy Manager at RNIB.
6 December 2018 | Statement from Sarah Lambert, Head of Social Change at RNIB.
7 November 2018 | Sarah Lambert, former Head of Policy, Public Affairs and Volunteering at the National Autistic Society, joins RNIB.
16 October 2018 | Research carried out amongst blind and partially sighted people has today revealed that other people’s limited knowledge and understanding of sight loss is the biggest barrier they face in their everyday lives.
2 October 2018 | We have issued an update on RNIB in Bristol.
24 September 2018 | The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has worked in partnership with the UK Ophthalmology Alliance (UKOA) to develop a set of patient standards designed to improve care for eye clinic patients.
10 September 2018 | Leading sight loss charity urges people to see differently.
4 September 2018 | Eleanor Southwood, Chair of RNIB, has issued a statement about RNIB Pears Centre.
23 August 2018 | We have issued an update on RNIB in Bristol.
14 August 2018 | RNIB's latest film highlights the dangers of shared space.
27 July 2018 | We have issued an update on RNIB's Independent Review.
25 July 2018 | RNIB response to DfT Inclusive Transport Strategy.
20 July 2018 | RNIB and the Work and Health Programme.
18 July 2018 | Statement about RNIB Three Spires School.
16 July 2018 | The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is supporting a high profile advertising campaign aimed at helping people to use audio description on their televisions.
6 June 2018 | The current eye health system is failing patients on a grand scale, according to a new report released today.
6 June 2018 | The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) will be exhibiting at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show this summer to coincide with the charity’s 150th anniversary.
6 June 2018 | Nick Apetroaie, Keith Valentine and David Clarke join leading sight loss charity
23 May 2018 | Update about RNIB's Bristol premises
11 May 2018 | Eleanor Southwood, Chair of RNIB has issued an update about RNIB Pears Centre.