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New GMC guidance outlines clear steps to better support disabled doctors

Disabled doctors and medical students can expect greater support to pursue their careers, following new guidance published by the General Medical Council (GMC). The regulator has advised medical schools and training providers of the steps they should put in place to make sure all students and trainee doctors, including those with disabilities, are able fulfil

SeeAbility provides framework for provision of eye care in special schools in England

SeeAbility have worked with the Association of British Dispensing Opticians, the British and Irish Orthoptic Society, the College of Optometrists, the Local Optical Committee Support Unit (LOCSU) and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists with support and advice from the Children’s Vision Service Advisory Group in Wales to provide a framework whereby all children and young people in special schools in England gain equitable

Quality Standards for Services for Patients with Learning Disabilities

There are numerous personal accounts nationwide of ways in which ophthalmologists have been able to enhance the quality of life of people with learning disability. The impact of an intervention to improve sight should not be underestimated. In 2011 The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, with the support of SeeAbility, VISION 2020 UK and the RNIB,