Celebrating World Health Day at Vista

Published on 20th March 2024 in General

On Tuesday 2nd April, we'll be celebrating World Health Day with you and lots of health-related businesses and charities in our Community Room in Leicester. 

The public is invited to attend our free event and discover top healthcare tips, what services are available in their local area and get their questions answered by the experts.

Some of the companies confirmed for our event so far are the Macular SocietyDiabetes UKHealthwatch Leicester and Healthwatch LeicestershireWood Street OpticalGlaucoma UK, SenseCHEC Healthcare and Vita Health group.

Who will be joining Vista on World Health Day?

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.

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Graphic image with a white space surrounded by a purple and orange border. Vista's logo is in the top right-hand corner. In the centre, a picture of planet Earth with a heart in the centre, is being held by a pair of hands. Above reads, join us to celebrate world health day. On the right are two icons representing a calendar with a clock, and underneath a location pin. Text reads, Tuesday 2nd April 2024, 10am to 3pm. Vista, Provincial house, 37 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 6TE.
Vita health group logo. Part of Spire healthcare. Two leaf-like shapes sit on the left. One blue and the other is green.
Glaucoma UK logo in purple. The words celebrating fifty years, 1974 to 2024 are to the right of it.
Logo. Diabetes UK in blue. Below reads, know diabetes. Fight diabetes.
Chec logo with an eye icon on the right of the word. Underneath reads, healthcare for local people.

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