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.
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