Welcome to Croydon Vision…
supporting people with sight loss.
The Croydon Talking Newspaper is a weekly audio version of the Croydon Advertiser edited and read by Roger Bing. It is also accompanied by a local audio magazine read by a rota of presenters. The link will take you to a player that will allow you to listen to both parts.
The NHS eye care system is currently failing patients, service provision is not keeping pace with demand, meaning that hospitals are delaying and cancelling appointments, resulting in people losing sight.
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Eye Health and Visual Impairment (APPG) held an inquiry in to this problem and on June 6 will release its findings at a report launch event.
Ask your MP to attend the event and help to stop people losing sight due to delayed and cancelled appointments. You can either use the template letter attached and send it to your MP or take RNIB’s simple online action which will send the letter to your MP for you. Visit https://e-activist.com/page/22972/action/1
Firstly may I introduce myself, my name is Janet Mundy and I am the Finance Officer here at Croydon Vision. I joined here in October last year; you may have seen me around probably making myself a cup of tea!
Usually I am tucked away in an office counting money and paying bills but for the last few weeks I have had the opportunity to work on the front reception desk. This has been an invaluable experience as I have been able to see what really goes on at the centre and of course have met some wonderful people who participate in the various activities that go on each day. This has helped me in my finance role as I have some background to every transaction which somehow makes my job more fulfilling. (more…)
It has been an eventful few weeks engaging with members, volunteers, staffs and external bodies
Huge thanks to all group leaders’ your passion and desire for Croydon Vision is admirable. A special thanks to Rachel
(Volunteer Coordinator), for organising leaders meetings over the past few weeks. Things discussed included, open days, fundraising for specific equipment’s, Promoting awareness of Croydon Vision within the community.
Please inform your group leaders of any matter you would like raised at our quarterly meetings or use the suggestion boxes; located at reception and another at Bedford Hall.
From April’s newsletter you will hear from other staff members, the great work they do at Croydon Vision. I will still be involved having a page titled; “Members suggest; my response”
We are currently reviewing systems to comply with GDPR
(General Data Protection Regulation), taking effect May 2018, this regulation will see the bar set higher for charities in terms of how we obtain and manage data. Thank you for your cooperation throughout this process. (more…)