Useful links


White Stick Guide - Tom Lorimer's guide is a compendium of very useful sites at www.whitestick.co.uk


Other local organisations (by area) supporting those with sight loss

East Suffolk www.esab.org.uk

Cambridge www.camsight.org.uk

Norfolk www.nnab.org.uk

Southend and Basildon www.basissouthessex.org.uk

Essex www.essexblind.co.uk

Sensing Change (was Suffolk Social Services) www.sensingchange.org.uk/


Local hospitals with eye clinics

West Suffolk Hospital www.wsh.nhs.uk/Services-A-Z/Ophthalmology/Ophthalmology.aspx

Addenbrooke's Hospital www.cuh.nhs.uk/addenbrookes/services/clinical/ophthalmology/ophthalmology_index.html

Ipswich Hospital www.ipswichhospital.nhs.uk/eye/the-eye-clinic.htm


Media and Talking Book Services

St Edmundsbury Newstalk (local) www.stedmundsburynewstalk.org.uk/

Calibre Audio Library www.calibre.org.uk/

RNIB Newsagent (formerly National Talking Newspapers) www.rnib.org.uk/newsagent

Torch Trust (faith based) www.torchtrust.org/

ClearVision (children's talking books) www.clearvisionproject.org/

Infosound www.infosound.org.uk/

Telephones for the Blind www.tftb.org.uk/

BBC In Touch www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qxww


Eye Health and Conditions

The Eyecare Trust - an independent source of information on all eye-related issues including a wealth of information on specific eye conditions. www.eyecaretrust.org.uk/index.php

Moorfields Eye Hospital - the major eye hospital in the UK. Details of a variety of eye conditions and possible treatments. www.moorfields.nhs.uk/

A-Z of Eye Conditions (RNIB) www.rnib.org.uk/eye-health/eye-conditions

RP Fighting Blindness (formerly the British Retinitis Pigmentosa Society) www.rpfightingblindness.org.uk/home.php?home=yes

Nystagmus Network http://nystagmusnetwork.org/

Retinopathy - Diabetes UK (important information for all diabetics) www.diabetes.org.uk/guide-to-diabetes/complications/retinopathy
Esme's Umbrella - Charles Bonnet Syndrome www.charlesbonnetsyndrome.uk/


National Sight Loss Organisations

RNIB www.rnib.org.uk/

Guide Dogs for the Blind www.guidedogs.org.uk/

The Macular Society www.macularsociety.org/

Royal Society for Blind Children www.rsbc.org.uk/

The Deaf Blind Association https://deafblind.org.uk/


Armed Forces Organisations

Blind Veterans UK www.blindveterans.org.uk/

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) www.ssafa.org.uk/

The British Legion www.britishlegion.org.uk/


Other Organisations

The Stroke Association www.stroke.org.uk/

Age UK www.ageuk.org.uk/

Suffolk Constabulary www.suffolk.police.uk/

DisabledGo www.disabledgo.com/

Suffolk on Board (Suffolk passenger transport) www.suffolkonboard.com/


Educational

Royal National College for the Blind www.rnc.ac.uk/