250 QFFD bicycles make sight saving care possible in rural Zambia

Sight-saving charity Orbis, is delivering a project in the Copperbelt province of Zambia, tackling the difficulties of delivering eye care in rural areas by providing 250 bikes to Community Eye Health Champions (CEHCs).

William’s Marathon Mission: Running for Sofie and Sight Scotland

William Oviatt is running the Edinburgh Marathon to raise money for Sight Scotland to say thank you for all the help and support the charity gave to his family when his daughter, Sofie, was diagnosed with retinal dystrophy.

Specsavers Launches brand new Roblox Obby

Specsavers has unveiled the ‘Specsavers Obby’, a new branded obstacle course game and virtual merchandise giveaway on Roblox, marking the high-street retailer’s commitment to educating younger generations and continued steps into the gaming space.

Animal antics for children with vision impairment

Nine families with children with vision impairment got up to some animal antics at a mini zoo in Perth, thanks to the charity RNIB.

Children and Young People’s Commissioner commends Sight Scotland for leading the way in inclusive education

Nicola Killean, Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, has praised Sight Scotland for not only upholding the rights of visually impaired children and young people, but also empowering them to know their own rights so they can shape their own educational journey.

Santa Claus comes to the RNIB

It’s nearly that time of year again when Santa Claus and his elves at the North Pole are busy getting ready to spread festive joy to all children.

Views invited on the future Special Schools Eye Care Service

NHS England are consulting on the current model of the Special Schools Eye Care service that is live in 83 schools across England.

Leading eyecare charity Orbis launches a research trial to identify link between vision loss and mental health in children

In 2022, leading eye care charity Orbis published research showing that children with poor vision are more likely to suffer with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and a reduced quality of life.

Orbis eye health programme integrated into school curriculum in Nepal

Leading eyecare charity Orbis and Nepal’s National Society of Comprehensive Eye Care (NNJS) have worked together since 2019 to implement a programme called REACH (Refractive Error Among Children) in Eastern Nepal.