News and updates from London Vision
Bhavini Makwana and the new BAME Vision Committee
Bhavini Makwana' has been appointed Co Chair of the new BAME Vision Committee during National Eye Health Week 2020. Read on to learn more about what this entails.
National Eye Health Week 2020
As part of National Eye Health Week which runs from 21 to 27 September 2020, the BAME Vision Committee (of which London Vision’s Bhavini Makwana is the Chair) will be…
London Vision Charles Bonnet Syndrome support group
London Vision facilitates a Charles Bonnet Syndrome support group with CBS charity Esme's Umbrella, providing a space for discussion and support.
Sector advice on sighted guiding
RNIB, Guide Dogs and Thomas Pocklington Trust have published guidance on how to safely provide sighted guiding assistance for blind and partially sighted people. The principles are intended…
Travel confidence webinar
On 13 August London Vision hosted a travel confidence seminar. We were joined by a speakers from Transport for London to Transport for All, and covered all travel-related topics.
Advice for local authorities considering hosting e-scooter trials
If you would like to send this information on to your Local Authority, you can download a PDF of this document here. You may be considering running an…
Come As You Are – a missed opportunity for representation
Whenever a film or TV show comes along which centres on characters with disabilities, my ears prick up with both interest and apprehension. Will the actors involved possess…
E-scooters: London Vision’s response
London Vision is deeply concerned and disappointed to hear the announcements made regarding the legalisation of e-scooters from this weekend, Saturday 4 July. They represent a very real…
Advice for travelling on public transport
Please be aware that this travel advice has been collated from several sources, including Transport for London and National Rail. This advice was accurate at the time of…
Me and my mask – a hook up
I’ve always been wary of those around me who feel the need to gain attention by sharing their bodily fluids with anyone in the near vicinity; coughing and…