Gloucestershire Virtual VI forum: Have your say on Health and Social Care services for blind and partially-sighted people

Tuesday 23 November 11:00am - 1:00pm

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Are you a person with a visual impairment from Gloucestershire?

Join our Gloucestershire Sight Loss Council Virtual VI forum on 23rd November via Zoom. Put your questions about Health and Social Care to our panel of experts.

We are delighted to have a panel of health and social care experts taking your questions on hospitals, general practice, optometrists, opticians and social services in Gloucestershire.


Introducing our panel

  • Professor Andrew McNaught, Head of Ophthalmology at Cheltenham, and Gloucester hospitals
  • Graham Mennie, GP and chair of the Clinical Commissioning Group Eye Health Programme Group
  • Alvaro Borges, Gloucestershire Local Optical committee, representing opticians and optometrists
  • Sue King, Gloucestershire County Council, Sensory Lead for the Adult Social Care Sensory Team.


You need to book to attend the event. Places are limited, so please sign up as soon as you can!

Either email or ring Alun Davies on 07779 169019.

You will be asked if you would like to submit a question to the panel in advance. A selection of questions will be used at the event. Anyone whose question is not dealt with at the event will get an answer in writing from the relevant speaker after the meeting.

Booking for the event closes at 5.00 pm on Tuesday 16th November.

Sight Loss Councils are groups of people who are blind or partially-sighted who have volunteered to come together to work for positive change in the lives of people with a visual impairment in the county.

For more information about the Sight Loss Council please use the following link or ring Alun Davies on 07779 169019.


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