Stepper comes to the support of VCHP once again

STEPPER EYEWEAR has generously pledged to support VCHP again – marking the fifth year of engagement with the charity. This year’s £11,000 donation will be used towards the running costs of the Birmingham clinic, which runs every Monday at SIFA Fireside.

Glaucoma UK announces United Kingdom & Eire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS) Research Award 2024

Glaucoma UK is delighted to announce that this year’s UKEGS Research Award is now open to UKEGS members. The award, funded by Glaucoma UK and UKEGS, offers up to £50,000 for projects aimed at impacting patient care, scientific advancement, or understanding of glaucoma.

Glaucoma UK launches the Pitts Crick Career Development Fellowship in celebration of its golden jubilee anniversary

Glaucoma UK is a leading charity dedicated to supporting those affected by glaucoma. The charity is proud to announce the establishment of the Pitts Crick Career Development Fellowship, a three-year post-doctoral research fellowship awarded to help mark the charity’s golden jubilee anniversary. The fellowship will support a rising star within glaucoma research, who the charity hopes will go on to play a pivotal role in transforming glaucoma diagnosis or treatment into the future.

£1 million boost for wireless innovations to improve patient care

Trials of new wireless technologies to help improve patient care and strengthen connectivity in A&Es and ambulance bays are set to launch across seven NHS trusts, following new funding from NHS England.

AOP welcomes report calling for redirection of future funding from secondary to primary and community services

The King’s Fund says a shift in focus away from hospital care in England’s ‘failing health and care system’ is essential.

Glaucoma UK and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists announce research award 2024

Glaucoma UK and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists are collaborating to run this prestigious award which has previously funded a range of research topics from prospective stem cell treatments to the use of big data in patient risk stratification.

Orbis named winner of 2023 Amazon Web Services IMAGINE grant for non-profits

Orbis will work with Amazon's cloud computing arm to expand access to artificial intelligence-assisted eye screenings in Asia and Africa.

New funding will support development of wearable diagnostics for neuromuscular diseases

A researcher from the University of Glasgow has received an EPSRC Open Fellowship to develop new wearable technology capable of measuring the progress of neuromuscular diseases.

New Opportunity for Glaucoma Researchers: Apply Now for Glaucoma UK's Open Call Research Award

Glaucoma UK announces the Open Call Research Award 2023, offering up to £50,000 in funding for glaucoma-related research.