Sight loss experts warn Edinburgh eye health being neglected

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans launch petition calling for new eye hospital in the capital.

Blind woman left traumatised after she feared falling in front of speeding train

A blind woman footballer from Edinburgh was left traumatised after she feared falling in front of a speeding train when rail staff never showed up to help her.

The National Treatment Centre-Highland

The National Treatment Centre-Highland opened its doors to patients in April 2023. At a cost of £48 million this represented a significant investment by the Scottish Government for the provision of modern eye care for the North of Scotland.

Sight loss charities appoint new director of operations

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans have appointed Gillian McDonald as their new Director of Operations.

Charities to launch new sight loss councils in Scotland

Sight Scotland, Sight Scotland Veterans and Visibility Scotland are delighted to announce that, in partnership with the Thomas Pocklington Trust, they are launching new Sight Loss Councils in Scotland.

Sight loss befriender offers 'life changing' support to Freda

Sight Scotland, Scotland’s largest sight loss organisation, is appealing for more volunteer befrienders to help battle loneliness and isolation.

Inequities in access to education for blind and partially sighted children

Leading Scottish vision impairment organisations call on Scottish Government to endorse new framework for vision impairment education.

Scotland's Bottle Deposit Return Scheme – have visually impaired people even been considered?

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans have welcomed the delay to the Bottle Deposit Return Scheme and are urging the Scottish Government to use this time to consider the implications it will have for visually impaired people.

Veterans with vision impairment deserve better public transport links says Paisley Councillor

Cllr Carolann Davidson, Labour & Cooperative Councillor for Paisley East and Central, recently visited Sight Scotland Veterans’ Hawkhead Centre to see first-hand the great work the charity does in supporting veterans with sight loss.

Kilt Walk Veteran says thank you to charity for life changing support

A veteran has led his ‘Daredevils’ team on a 22.7 mile walk to say thank-you to Sight Scotland Veterans for all the life changing support they provide.

CALA Homes donates white boards to help pupils at Royal Blind School

Homebuilder Cala Homes (East) has donated £3,130 to Sight Scotland for the purchase of two white boards to aid teaching at the Royal Blind School in Edinburgh.