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We know that people across Wales will be feeling anxious about visiting any healthcare setting.
But people should not have to risk losing their sight unnecessarily during the coronavirus crisis. Accidents still happen and acute conditions should be treated as an emergency.
Dr Inderpal Singh, 46, is a consultant physician working in Ystrad Mynach. On Tuesday May 19th he experienced a rapid deterioration in his sight while at work.
As coronavirus lockdown measures are slowly eased, Governments across the UK are planning to make dramatic changes to our streets. These new measures, some temporary, some permanent, are designed to enable safe social distancing and encourage a shift towards more sustainable active transport.
Our world has been turned upside down in the last few months and we have all had to adapt to different ways of doing things. What has not changed though is the dedication and passion of our volunteers, whose time, enthusiasm, skills and knowledge have been essential in helping us continue to support the blind and partially sighted community.
Coronavirus presents one of the greatest challenges in a generation.
We have all experienced some form of disruption in recent weeks and, while we are reportedly over the peak, it will likely be some time before things return to normal.
But where the impact of the pandemic is being felt hardest is our health and social care sectors. To help these vital services cope with the challenges of coronavirus, the Coronavirus Act 2020 was passed into UK law on 25 March.
Looking for something to do during lockdown? Never fear! RNIB has launched a new online library, offering people with sight loss instant access to thousands of free books in formats they can read.