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OFCOM Publishes First Access and Inclusion Report

Ofcom has just published its first Access and Inclusion report, which examines whether the communications market is delivering for vulnerable consumers.  The report finds that older people, and those with disabilities, or low incomes, are still using communications services less than others.  However, the gap is narrowing as these groups make greater use of computers, smartphones […]

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Hospital In The Sky

Orbis, one of the world’s leading eye charities has reached a major milestone in patient care, delivering over 10 million treatments in a single year, its highest figure in 5 years  . Orbis’s new ‘third generation’ link Flying Eye Hospital , a unique aircraft that plays a vital role in the fight against avoidable blindness, landed in […]

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Why bono Wears Sunglasses

Last week was World Glaucoma Awareness Week and we at SITE have highlighted the need for everyone to receive regular eye examinations. Bono, the U2 frontman, stated a while ago he has suffered from glaucoma for around two decades, prompting ever-present dark glasses Many people had assumed his ever-present sunglasses – even indoors – were […]

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World Glaucoma Week 2017 – Should I have an eye test?

      Sight test appointments usually last 30 to 40 minutes. Your optometrist will tailor the examination according to your individual circumstance, taking into account your age, medical history and lifestyle. We recommend that everyone over the age of 40 should see an optician (optometrist) or medical specialist for an eye test every two […]

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World Glaucoma Week, 12-18 March 2017

        Next week will see the launch of a health information campaign to raise awareness of glaucoma and encourage people to have regular eye examinations.Glaucoma – often described as the ‘silent thief of sight’ due to its gradual onset – causes damage to the optic nerve. It affects 600,000 people in the […]

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