Celebrate World Health Day at Vista

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Celebrate World Health Day with us and other health-related charities to discover top tips for looking after your eyes and get any questions you have answered.

Some of the companies confirmed for our event so far are; 

Macular SocietyDiabetes UKHealthwatch Leicester and Healthwatch LeicestershireWood Street OpticalGlaucoma UK,  SenseCHEC Healthcare and Vita Health group.

Macular Society

Macular Society's vision is to end macular disease. Their mission is to beat the fear and isolation of macular disease with world-class research, and the best advice and support to make it happen by showing they care and knowing their stuff.

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is leading the fight against diabetes in the UK, sharing knowledge and has a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

Glaucoma UK

Glaucoma UK wants to end preventable glaucoma sight loss. Over 700,000 people in the UK have glaucoma and half of them don’t know they have it.


Sense has almost seventy years of experience supporting people who are deafblind or have complex disabilities. They believe everyone should be able to take part in life, no matter their disability and empower thousands of people who are deafblind or have complex disabilities to communicate, experience the world and fulfil their potential.

CHEC Healthcare

CHEC Healthcare was founded in 2012 and worked in partnership with thousands of optometrists to deliver their shared care partnership model. They are one of the largest providers of community-based ophthalmology services in the UK.

Vita Health Group

Vita Health Group aims to improve lives physically and mentally. They work in partnership with the NHS to provide mental and physical health services, work with the UK’s largest companies to help support their workforce and provide a full range of physiotherapy services to private customers.

Wood Street Optical

Wood Street Opticians will be offering:

- a pre-screening eye  test

- a quick hearing test

- vouchers for £19 Eye Exams and 15% off when shopping at the practice

- a selection of frames

- sunglasses offers

- corporate scheme offers

- home visit offers

Healthwatch Leicester and Healthwatch Leicestershire

Healthwatch is your health and social care champion. If you use health services or need care, they want to hear about your experiences. Sharing the collective power of people's experiences has the power to make sure NHS leaders and other decision-makers listen and improve standards of care. They can also help you to find reliable and trustworthy advice and information.

Last year they helped over one and a half million people to have their say and get the support they need.

You can let us know you're coming by completing our form or contact Vanisha for more information on Vanisha on 07715078811 or by emailing us at info@vistablind.org.uk.

Let us know you're coming

Join in-person

Join us in person at Vista’s Community Room: 3rd Floor, Provincial House, 37 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 6TE. 

Although Vista aren’t able to offer transport, we can advise on options and assist you in getting the information you need. If you’d like advise on your transport options please call Vanisha on 07715078811.

Transport Options


Leicester Dial-a-Ride provides accessible transport for people, collecting City Council residents and taking them to the City Centre. The drop off points are Highcross Shopmobility or Haymarket Shopmobility, both are about 10 minutes walk from the café. 

Registration is required, for assistance with registration please contact Vanisha on 07715078811. 

If you are already registered book your transport by calling 0116 454 0902 (Option 1, then Option 3) 

Taxi services

Many of our members will be in receipt of the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance to support with getting around. If you are unfamiliar with booking taxi’s and would like information of services in your area please contact Vanisha on 07715078811.

Train and bus travel

Vista is about a 10 minute walk from Leicester Train Station, or there is a taxi pick up and drop off point to the front of the station. 

With the space being so central it will be accessible from most bus routes. For support in finding out where to get off, please contact Vanisha. 

If you’d like advise on your transport options please call Vanisha on 07715078811.

A graphic with a purple and orange border. In the centre, on a white background, is the planet with a beating heart in the centre and hands holding it gently. Above reads, join us to celebrate world health day. Below are icons representing time, date and location. Text reads, Tuesday 2nd April 2024, 10am to 3pm, Vista, Provincial House, 37 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 6TE. Below on the purple border, white text reads www.vistablind.org.uk and registered charity number 218992.

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