News and updates from London Vision

Here you can read the latest news, responses and press releases from across London Vision.
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Greenwich Transport Forum
We held the first Greenwich transport forum on 8 June at the Clockhouse, and were joined by representatives from TfL and Greenwich Council. Read this piece to learn about the concerns that were raised during the meeting.
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    Vision Buddy – new tech from Sight and Sound Technology

    We've got our hands on the Vision Buddy, a new bit of wearable tech that can help partially sighted people make the most of their remaining sight.

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    Greenwich Transport Forum

    We held the first Greenwich transport forum on 8 June at the Clockhouse, and were joined by representatives from TfL and Greenwich Council. Read this piece to learn about the concerns that were raised during the meeting.

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    London Vision community engagement survey

    London Vision wants to understand the eye health situation in your local area better to help improve the provision of community information in your community and share knowledge about services and support.

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    Blind in Greenwich – local community organisation

    London Vision is excited to be working closer with groups like Blind in Greenwich, a peer support and social activity group for blind and partially sighted people and others affected by vision loss, based in Greenwich.

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    Blind Ambition takes over the Working Age Forum (WAF)

    Blind Ambition is pleased to announce that it will be taking over the running of the Working Age Forum (WAF) going forward.

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    London Vision Information Day in Woolwich

    London Vision held its first Information Day on 13 April 2022, at the Clockhouse Community Centre in Woolwich. Read this piece to find out which organisations were there and future plans!

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    The stress of travelling to work as a blind person

    April is Stress Awareness Month, and Hassan Khan has written about the stress of his everyday commute to work, and what helps him manage it.

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    Former intern Renu Walia becomes RNIB’s 100th ECLO

    Former London Vision intern Renu Walia recently become the RNIB's 100th Eye Clinic Liaison Officer. Learn more about how the internship helped her secure this role in this new piece.

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    Retinitis Pigmentosa Awareness Month – Bhavini’s story

    Bhavini Makwana was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at 17, and she draws on her lived experience of the condition in her work and volunteering.

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    Retinitis Pigmentosa and data visualisation – Ashfaq’s experience

    February is Retinitis Pigmentosa Awareness Month, and Ashfaq Azim has written a blog for us exploring his career and life with RP.