Vision UK 2009 conference


About the event

Over 450 people attended the Vision UK 2009 conference on 4 June 2009.

Hosted by RNIB and supported by the Department of Health, the conference included many entertaining and informative speeches as well as real stories about people whose lives have been changed through the successful integration of eye care and social care services.

Conference report

The Vision UK 2009 Conference report can be downloaded below. 


Listen or watch clips of speeches given at the event:

From strategy to reality - keynote address

Leslie-Anne Alexander, Chief Executive of RNIB and Chair of Strategic Advisory group

Future Sight Loss UK - launch of research

Lynne Pezzullo, Director - Access Economics

Henry Cutler, Senior Economist, Access Economics

Angela Reidy, Department of Applied Social Studies, London Metropolitan University, EpiVision

Developing a national plan - the Scottish experience

John Legg, Director, RNIB Scotland

Making the strategy happen - the Leeds experience

Mick Ward, Head of Strategic Partnership and Development (Older People and Disabled People) - NHS Leeds/Leeds City Council

James Woodhead, Strategic Partnership and Service Development Manager (Older People and Disabled People) - NHS Leeds/Leeds City Council

World Class Commissioning - latest developments

Ben Dyson, Director of Primary Care, Department of Health

See it my way

Peter White MBE, broadcaster and author

Key priorities for 2009/10

Anita Lightstone, Programme Director, UK Vision Strategy

Vision UK 2009 conference report

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