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Support groups for blind or visually impaired people and support groups for specific conditions

International Glaucoma Association
The IGA is a patient-based organisation which works to prevent glaucoma blindness by providing information, literature and advice.

Royal National Institute for Blind People
The RNIB offers practical support and advice to anyone with a sight problem.

Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Medical college charged with maintaining standards for the benefit of patients.
Is a comprehensive online guide created by eye care professionals to provide information for patients and parents of patients with strabismus

General and NHS sites

Department of Health
Main website of the Department of Health in England.

London Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Website of the London Ambulance service which provides an accident and emergency service to respond to 999 calls and the Patient Transport Service, which takes patients to and from their hospital appointments.

NHS in England
Portal site providing access to information and services about the NHS in England.

NHS Direct
Website of the national free NHS helpline service.

NHS health encyclopedia
An A-to-Z listing featuring information about a range of health conditions, including eye conditions.

NHS Blood and Transplant
Encourages people to donate blood, organs and tissues.

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