Cross professional collaboration study to investigate the value of monitoring chronic eye care conditions in the community.

We are delighted to announce that a multidisciplinary team have won a substantial Research for Patient and Public Benefit (RfPPB) grant from Health and Care Research Wales (HCRW) to investigate the “value” of monitoring chronic (long standing) sight threatening conditions in the community. Over recent years the workload on the hospital eye service in the […]

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Lockdown Life and Me: A Collection of Poetry

My Poor Wife by Ojo Taiye for couples who died due to complications from Covid-19 do you think time will heal all wounds? what if our wounds do really heal? unspool a ribbon of air—my wife’s last breath. i just can’t go home when i am sober. i keep pressing the doorbell even though no […]

Free Virtual Awareness Sessions for Eye Health Week

Did you know? 2 million people in the UK are living with sight loss that is severe enough to have a significant impact on their daily lives. Half of this sight loss is avoidable A sight test can detect early signs of conditions like glaucoma, which can be treated if found early enough During a […]

‘Lockdown Life and Me’- Poetry Competition

  Competition time! We would like to invite you to take part in our very first poetry competition, in which we would like to hear about your experiences and feelings during lockdown.  It sure has been a roller coaster hasn’t it?  Bringing changes, both good and bad, for many of us. And although we were […]

4413 Ft to Support People with Sight Loss

On 15th August 2020 a team from Morrisons Utility Services  found themselves in Scotland ready to take on all 4,413 Ft of Ben Nevis in order to raise funds to support people with sight loss in Wales. Headed up by Gareth Rowles the team comprised of 26 members. Comprised of mixed ages, fitness levels and […]

How saddling- up can help to support people with sight loss

With our usual fundraising events ‘out of the window’, as they say,  for this year we wanted to create an event that can still give our supporters a chance to get involved with the charity and help us to support people with sight loss in Wales. The lockdown has been tough on us all, but […]