Volunteers' Week 2019

It's Volunteers' Week! In this blog, Arif Adam, our Volunteering Manager, writes about how much of an impact of volunteers make, and how much we appreciate everything they do! Read more

How Barnet Borough Sight Impaired informed my work for London Vision West

Beverley Duguid writes about meeting with Barnet Borough Sight Impaired and the subsequent influence they've had on her career path. Read more

London Vision pledges support for the Inclusive Transport campaign

London Vision has pledged to work collaboratively with governing bodies, other charity sectors and Transport for London to improve services across London, in line with our wider objectives. Read more

What are your rights if you need to take over the counter medications that are no longer routinely prescribed?

Have you been affected by the NHS' recent changes to routine prescriptions? In this new blog, Masuma Ali, details her own experience, and explains the rules around repeat prescriptions. Read more

Priority Seating Week 2019

23-28 April is Priority Seating Week, and we've been learning more about the blue badge scheme, which helps alert passengers to hidden disabilities. Read more

The stress of travelling to work as a blind person

April is Stress Awareness Month, and Hassan Khan, London Vision's Project Coordinator has written about the stress of his every day commute to work, and what helps him manage it. Read more

Being a culture vulture in an increasingly accessible London

Today is Disabled Access Day, and Glen Turner (member of London Vision East) has written a blog for us, looking at the increasing accessibility of London. Read more

National No Smoking Day: The links between smoking and eye health

March 13 is National No Smoking Day, and there's no better time to think about quitting! Read this blog to learn more about the links between smoking and eye diseases. Read more

Living with Stargardt's disease: highlighting rare diseases on 28 February

28 February is Rare Disease Day, and we're focussing on Stargardt's disease. Hear from our Head of London Vision South East, Odette Battarel, about her personal experience of the disease. Read more

Keeping Lord’s World Class Tour with London Vision South East

On 29 January, London Vision South East took a group of blind and partially sighted people on a special tour of the legendary Lord’s Cricket Ground which was made possible by funding from The Primary Club. Read more

Time to Talk Day 2019

For Time to Talk Day 2019, London Vision's Digital Communication Coordinator Raymond Calamaan reflects on his experience dealing with his sight loss for the first time and how speaking about his sight loss helped him improve his well-being. Read more

Travel Confidence and Information Day at London Vision East

On 21 January, London Vision East held a Travel Confidence and Information Day for their members at their offices in Leyton. Guest speakers including Transport for London and Guide Dogs attended and talked about their services specifically aimed at helping blind and partially sighted people travel with confidence. Read more