Vision UK 2013 speakers announced

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The Vision UK 2013 conference, on the 11 June, has confirmed several key speakers, announced the UK Vision Strategy.

The Vision UK 2013 conference, on the 11 June, has confirmed several key speakers, announced the UK Vision Strategy.

The speakers include UK experts in eye health, social care and sight loss, as well as directors of leading sight loss charities. Notable speakers will be Dr Clare Gerada, Chair for the Royal College of General Practitioners, Lesley-Anne Alexander CBE, the Chief Executive RNIB and Chair of UK Vision Strategy and Parul Desai from Moorfields Eye Hospital.

Anna Lightstone, UK Vision Strategy Programme Director and VISION 2020 UK Interim Chief Operations Officer, stated, "Vision UK 2013 is about 'progress through partnership'– working with our partners and supporters to make real changes with eye care and sight loss across the UK. Our partners have been central to the development of the refreshed Strategy and now we would like their help in turning it into a reality over the next five years."

The conference is expected to play host to over 400 delegates from across the UK health, social care and voluntary sectors and will launch the refreshed UK Vision Strategy for 2013-2018.

Please visit the Vision 2020 UK website for more details.

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