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Response to media coverage of pioneering treatment for macular degeneration

Macular degeneration is a very complex condition and presents itself in different ways. There are many variables that could affect the success, or otherwise, of implants being done.

We would encourage anyone considering taking part in any…

13 April 2017 09:00
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 Blind veteran Ray Hazan marching at Cenotaph on Remembrance Day

We thank inspirational President Ray Hazan OBE and welcome new President

Ray was the just fifth President in Blind Veterans UK’s 102-year-history and his role was the pinnacle of more than 40 years’ working with the charity.Colin has been involved with the charity for fifteen years and spoke of the “huge pride” he felt in…

3 February 2017 09:00
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Patrick Skilton with his Legion d'Honneur medal

Wiltshire WWII blind veteran receives medal for helping liberate France from the Nazis

Patrick Skilton, 94 and from Swindon, was presented with the honour by Madame Josette Lebrat from the French Consulate in a special ceremony on 28 April 2016 at his home. In attendance was his family, friends and representatives from military charit…

5 May 2016 15:57
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