News and events

Explore our collection of articles, stay ahead with upcoming events,
and read minutes from our previous meetings.

Meetings & events

APPG launches inquiry on employer attitudes and the employment of blind and partially sighted people

  • Tue, 30th Jan, 2024
  • 9:00 am

Employer Attitudes – Evidence Session, 1-3pm, Parliament (Lived Experience)

  • Tue, 6th Feb, 2024
  • 1:00 pm

Employer Attitudes – Evidence Session, 2-4pm, Parliament (Employers & Trade Unions)

  • Mon, 26th Feb, 2024
  • 2:00 pm

T* APPG Meeting (Eye Health) and AGM 2-4pm, Parliament

  • Tue, 19th Mar, 2024
  • 2:00 pm

Minutes of recent meetings

26th April 2023

The APPG session discussed the eye care workforce and explored current challenges, opportunities and recommendations for the eye care workforce needed now, and in the future.

22nd February 2023

The APPG session looked into employment and the Access to Work scheme. Panelists and attendees discussed the advantages of the Access to Work scheme when it was deployed efficiently and highlighted the impact of delayed assessments and implementation had on people with sight loss.