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Vote For Glasgow goalball!

 Glasgow goalball has been selected to try and receive support from the aviva community fund. We need a 1000 votes to be in for a shout to be awarded some funding, we would be grateful for your support Vote for Glasgow goalball by visiting aviva community fund.  

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Novelty contact lenses ‘can cause sight loss’

Eye experts are warning of the risks of wearing novelty contact lenses at Halloween, saying they can cause nasty infections and scratches to the eyes.Cosmetic contact lenses are often sold in joke and fancy-dress shops and on websites, but they come without instructions on safe use.Eye-health professionals say novelty lenses should never be shared, stored […]

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New care home opening in October 2017

Jenny’s Well is a new care home in Paisley, Renfrewshire, that is currently being constructed by Scottish charity Royal Blind. Jenny’s Well will offer nursing care to older people with visual impairment, including those that may have other medical needs such as dementia.¬† Jenny’s Well will welcome residents who are funded privately as well as […]

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World Sight Day

World Sight Day is the most important advocacy and communications event on the eye health calendar. It is a great time to engage with the world at large ‚Äď a patient‚Äôs family, those who seldom get an eye exam, diabetics. This year, let us ensure that we pay attention to eye care issues that impact […]

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Job VACANCy : The Alliance, Sensory Impairment Strategy Co-ordinator

Currently The Alliance ¬†have a rare opportunity to recruit a suitably experienced and qualified individual to join their team based in Glasgow.Sensory Impairment Strategy Co-ordinator Full time fixed-term contract until end of June 2019 Starting salary in the region of ¬£35,000 per annum, depending on experienceBased in Glasgow with regular travel throughout Scotland.The main focus […]

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World Sight Day Photo Competition

World Sight Day 2017 will be on 12 October 2017 . This year‚Äôs call to action: Make Vision Count. As part of the events leading up to World Sight Day the IAPB has launched a Photo Competition. This year too, IAPB and Bayer are encouraging amateur and professional photographers from around the world to take […]

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