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The importance of an eye health check

It’s often said that eyes are the window to the soul, but they are also a window to your health. A thorough eye health check can pick up on conditions that can lead to sight loss. Over 50 per cent of sight loss can be avoided by attending regular eye health checks. Sight loss can…

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Baby sensory in York

Baby Sensory sessions for babies and infants (from birth to 3 years) with disabilities including autism, learning disabilities and sight loss. During Baby Sensory the children can appreciate the sights, sounds, smells and tactile nature of the multi-sensory room. From tactile balls and toys to relaxing lights and music there is plenty for babies and…

Exciting new IT support role

The Wilberforce Trust are seeking someone to fill their new IT support role. Working as a part time IT Technical Support/Trainer at the head offices in Huntington. This role involves working with the visual impairment services team to support people with a visual impairment use technology. Helping them to develop their IT knowledge and keep…

Concerned about eye health come and see us!

As part of National Eye Health week our Low vision team will be at York Hospital and York Explore next week focusing on eye health and offering advice for anyone with concerns about their eyes. Come and see us at the following times: 21st September York Hospital: 10am – 1pm 22nd September York Explore: 11am…

National Eye Health Week 2015 – Healthy Eyes message

The sixth annual National Eye Health Week (NEHW) takes place 21 – 27 September 2015. Eye care charities, Local Authorities and health professionals from across the UK are joining together to promote the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all. This year members of the Vision Team in Health…