Pupils at a South Lanarkshire school experienced the challenges voters with sight loss face when casting their ballots

The mock election, which was held at Uddingston Grammar School on Friday 24 November, was organised by RNIB Scotland, in collaboration with South Lanarkshire Council and Haggeye, RNIB Scotland's award-winning youth forum.

Fife councillors experience street obstacles wearing sight loss simulation-spectacles

A cross-party group of Dunfermline Councillors tried to navigate around obstacles and clutter on the streets of Dunfermline on the morning of Friday, November 24th wearing spectacles that mimic different sight loss conditions.

DVSA misses opportunity to improve sight standards for motorists, warns AOP

The Association of Optometrists welcomes the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s latest plans to review how sight tests are administered but urges the implementation of fail-safe visual assessment methods.

World leading ophthalmology experts join line-up at free optometry summit in Bristol

Up to 12 CPD points on offer as SpaMedica hosts its 2023 Optometry Conference at The Bristol Pavilion on 26 November.

Glaucoma UK’s Road Safety Week campaign encourages people to keep their vision road-ready

Road Safety Week will run from 19-25 November 2023 and Glaucoma UK, a registered charity that provides support for everyone living with glaucoma is encouraging people to keep their vision road-ready.

ABDO College releases new annual report

ABDO College has published its Annual Report for 2022, providing a pictorial overview of activities as well as detailing ABDO College's financial status.

My Trip to London - A UKISCRS 47th Annual Meeting Review

Arriving in London on a wet Tuesday evening, I disembarked the train and began my expedition through the torrential rain, my drenched suit bag in one hand and my precious poster packaged and clutched to my chest in the other.

90% of NHS trusts now have electronic patient records

The NHS has met the government’s target for 90% of trusts adopting electronic patient records (EPR) in hospitals ahead of schedule.

RNIB Scotland launch Glasgow drop-in sessions

Blind and partially sighted Glasgow residents will be able to get in-person support and advice at their local library, thanks to new sessions organised by a national sight loss charity.

Pioneering Moorfields and Guy’s and St Thomas’ study tackles visual snow

A new study by a team from Moorfields Eye Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas’ will examine the role of mindfulness in potentially helping people who have visual snow syndrome.

Leading North London eye clinic appoints retina expert to treat growing ‘epidemic’ of patients living with myopia

Leading independent eye hospital based in Finchley, My-iClinic, has welcomed Consultant Ophthalmologist, Ms Yvonne Luo, to its growing team of specialists.

World-class Health Innovation Hub to be built in Govan

The University of Glasgow and Kadans Science Partner, supported by Scottish Enterprise, are delighted to announce the construction of a new Health Innovation Hub in Govan, setting the stage for a thriving life sciences cluster in the area.