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Miriam sits in our patient support room at Gartnavel General Hospital. Miriam is wearing a blue Visibility Scotland fleece and t-shirt and is smiling.
Meet Miriam: Patient Support Worker
Miriam Carnan, Patient Support Worker Miriam joined our NHS GGC patient support team in  August.  Miriam shares her thoughts on
October 23, 2023
Adam stands in a lecture room in front of two people. Adam is explaining sighted guiding to them. The presentation slide projected on the wall explains how to guide someone when using stairs.
Meet Adam: our Training Development Worker
Adam Lodge, Training Development Worker Adam joined us as our new Training Development Worker back in June. We asked Adam
October 18, 2023
Erin sits at her desk in Mountainhall Treatment Centre. She is smiling while wearing a blue Visibility Scotland t-shirt and fleece
Meet Erin: our new Community Worker in Dumfries and Galloway
Erin Leslie, Community Worker We recently recruited a new Community Worker to work in our Community Sensory Support Service in
October 13, 2023
A robot head with human looking eyes smiles at the viewer. The background in blue and there are light coloured lines representing electrical paths going into the robot's head.
Unveiling the Potential: How AI and ChatGPT can empower the visually impaired community
Today we’re going to dive into the captivating world of artificial intelligence (AI) and how it intertwines with ChatGPT.  Intrigued?
July 19, 2023
A woman using a digital magnifier to read a newspaper.
Disability Awareness Day
Our Digital Advisor – Craig MacLagan – has written a blog to celebrate Disability Awareness Day. Image ID: Craig wearing
July 13, 2023
the staff team gathered outside Visibility Scotland's office. The team are smiling and wearing blue Visibility Scotland t-shirts
Staff team training day
We held our first in-person staff team training day in over three years on Wednesday!   Staff development is the
June 30, 2023
Jeni Queen, Trainee Visual rehabilitation specialist, smiles while wearing a blue Visibility Scotland t-shirt
A week in the life of Jeni Queen, Trainee Visual Rehabilitation Specialist
My week always starts with checking my trusty diary and I don’t mean my online calendar. I mean my old-fashioned,
May 22, 2023
The Visibility Scotland office at 2 Queen's Crescent
A special visit
Today, John and Lesley popped into our headquarters at 2 Queen’s Crescent, Glasgow. John and Lesley used to live in
May 12, 2023
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Equality Diversity and Human rights week
In celebration of Equality, Diversity, and Human Rights Week, we asked one of our amazing Right to Dream ambassadors to
May 11, 2023
Gina lying down on the grass with her tougue sticking out
A personal experience of having a guide dog by Emma McElwee
My name is Emma, and I have had my lovely Guide Dog, Gina, for seven years. Anyone who knows me
April 26, 2023
Claire MacLaverty smiling at her desk
A Personal experience of Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) by Claire MacLaverty
It’s like someone is slowly turning down the dimmer switch on my view of the world. That’s the easiest way
February 1, 2023
Alister Lees, patient support worker, sitting on a chair in the patient support room at Gartnavel Hospital.
A day in the life, Alister Lees, Patient Support Worker
My mornings start differently depending on what day of the week it is, as I have the potential to be
January 6, 2023
Seannie, Patient Support Worker at St. John's, sitting at her desk in the eye department working on her laptop.
A day in the life: Patient Support Service, St. Johns
It’s just over a month since we officially launched our Patient Support Service at St. John’s Hospital in Livingston, West
November 16, 2022
Callum wearing a Visibility Scotland t-shirt, standing next to a rack of information materials at the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion in Edinburgh.
Meet Callum, our new Patient Support Worker in Edinburgh
Our Patient Support team at Visibility Scotland has recently expanded! We were joined by two new members of staff in
November 4, 2022
Heather showing an EyeCan! participate safe chopping techniques.
World Occupational Therapy Day
To mark World Occupational Therapy Day (27 October), Visibility Scotland’s very own occupational therapist, Heather Hewitson, shares details of what
October 27, 2022
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