News and Events

15th November 2023

New Eye Care Support Pathway Launched

Senior leaders from the NHS, social care and the Third Sector have developed a UK wide Eye Care Support Pathway. The Pathway is a new framework to ensure patients have timely access to information, advice and support throughout their eye care journey.

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1st November 2023

Rail Ticket Office Closures Scrapped in Government U-turn as Charity Calls for National Railway Accessibility Strategy

National sight loss charity Thomas Pocklington Trust, today, is calling for publication of a national government strategy to address inaccessible rail travel, following issues raised in the ticket office closure consultation.

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27th July 2023

Celebrating One Year of Eye Care & You

In July 2023 we celebrated one year of Eye Care and You webinars. These webinars were developed to provide information on eye health in an accessible format.

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26th July 2023

The Government’s New Disability Action Plan: What it Means for You

The government has launched a new Disability Action Plan consultation. We look at what it means for blind and partially sighted people and how you can give your feedback.

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24th July 2023

The Student Support Service Attend Sight Village Central 2023

Last week, three members of our Education team attended Sight Village Central at Eastside Rooms in Birmingham.

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19th July 2023

Minister Faces Criticism on Rail Ticket Office Closures

Rail Minister Huw Merriman MP and the UK's Rail Delivery Group (RDG) faced criticism in a meeting this week over the proposed closure of nearly 1,000 rail ticket offices.

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