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Luxturna update

June 19, 2019

We are aware that there has been some recent publicity about the first American child to receive the new gene therapy Luxturna after its approval by the US Food & …

Research Study for the IRD Counts Consortium

April 2, 2019

We are excited to be able to let you know that there is an opportunity to take part in a research study for the IRD COUNTS consortium. The consortium is …

ELVis Vision Impairment Awareness Training

October 3, 2018

On Monday 21st May, I travelled to London with two of my fundraising colleagues, Leanne Thomas and Laura Conway, for vision impairment awareness training. Paula McGrath, who is soon to …

Hope to Seaview 2018

After years in the works, the inaugural ‘Hope to Seaview’ fundraising event took place on Sunday 10th June on the Isle of White and was a huge success! Organised by RP …

RPFB Annual Conference 2018, London

This weekend just passed saw the RP Fighting Blindness annual conference take place in London. This year, as last, we were hosted by One America Square in Tower Hill. We …

Charity Digital Conference, London

On Friday I attended the Charity Digital Conference, run by the Directory of Social Change, in Holloway, London. The charity digital conference is a one-day, intensive conference which gives attendees …

Fire Marshal Training

Yesterday I attended a training course with Fire Training Bucks & MK Ltd, to ensure that as one of our nominated Fire Marshals at head office, I am up to …

Sight Village Central

RP Fighting Blindness have again exhibited at Sight Village Central in Solihull.  The two day event organised by Queen Alexandra College is attended by hundreds of people from across the …

Leeds Information Day

On Friday RP Fighting Blindness hosted an Information Day in Leeds. It was a fun day with more than 80 people coming together to listen to our speakers and network. …

My experience of using mindfulness as a useful tool for life with inherited sight loss

Living life with a visual impairment can be hugely challenging in all sorts of different ways. I have sought support from a variety of counsellors over the years in my …

Falkirk Information Day, Scotland

We had an enjoyable and interesting day at the RPFB Falkirk Information Day on Monday. We wish to thank RNIB who invited us to host the event at Forth Valley …

Sight Village, Leeds

On Wednesday, I had the pleasure of exhibiting at Sight Village Leeds along with Paula McGrath, our Head of Development and Matthew Carr, Regional Services Manager for Central and Wales …