We work in partnership with stakeholder groups in the areas of health, science, industry and government to empower patients


Our Advocacy Work

Patient Empowerment

At Fighting Blindness, the empowerment of patients and their representatives has always been a central goal. We work in Ireland and on a global level to ensure the patients’ voice is heard in all decisions that affect us. ”Empowerment” is used in many different contexts and, depending on your work or lifestyle, can mean many ……

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Nothing About Us Without Us

The patients’ voice must be front and centre in the development of policy. This is vital in order to gain consensus on issues that will affect them, their families and their future. Fighting Blindness will continue to represent that voice in order to fulfil our vision of

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8 ways we can work together

There are so many ways we can work together! You could hold a Community Information Evening in your locality where key Fighting Blindness experts will come and talk with your community about our organisation, recent research…….

5 in 10,000 people

Rare and Inherited Disease

It is not rare to have a rare disease. As we enter our thirtieth year we have been reflecting on the various campaigns that aimed to enable a better quality of life for those affected by sight loss, be it brought on by age, associated disease or genetically inherited conditions.