Useful links and contacts for blind and partially sighted people in Scotland.
Our helpline can be contacted on 0303 123 9999 from 8am to 8pm on weekdays and from 9am to 1pm on Saturdays.
The newly launched Scottish Government website Eyes.Scot shares useful information about eye health for individuals and professionals.
NHS Scotland has lots of information on the coronavirus vaccine, how it works and what to do if you experience side effects.
NHS Inform has leaflets explaining why the coronavirus vaccine is being offered and how, when and where it'll be given.
The Scottish Government's web page on coronavirus.
Latest guidance from NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government, including physical distancing measures and advice for infected households.
Some people, including those self-isolating, need extra support to access essentials such as food and medicine. This Helpline can be reached on 0800 111 4000 (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm) for those who can't leave their home or get help online.
NHS Inform page giving details of how to protect against diabetic retinopathy and information about routine screening.
Accessible information about the coronavirus is available on the NHS Inform website. This includes translations, audio files and easy read versions.
The COVID-19 section on the Sight Advice FAQ website has answers to frequently asked questions around the current coronavirus situation by blind and partially sighted people, their family, friends and carers.