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Searcys to Make Eyes Sparkle with Charity Partnership this Christmas

We’re excited to be partnering with Searcys champagne bars over the festive season; by simply ordering a glass of Balfour Brut Rosé, Searcys Cuvée 2011, £2 will be donated to Orbis's sight saving work. Read More »

Targeted antibiotics distribution stamping out blinding trachoma: European Antibiotics Awareness

Today is European Antibiotics Awareness Day and the topic of responsible distribution and drug resistance is high on the agenda.  Read More »

Half Of Africa’s Blind Children Could Have Avoided a Life Of Darkness Through Early Detection

Following World Sight Day, Orbis calls for action with the release of its report. Read More »

Anaesthetist Bazil Ateleanu Flying High With The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital

Dr Bazil Ateleanu, from Mansfield, Cardiff, jetted off for a sight-saving assignment in Cameroon, swapping his daily commute to the University Hospital of Wales to help restore sight in the developing country. Read More »

Local Nurse Embarks On Her 23rd Volunteer Assignment With International Sight Saving Charity Orbis

The dedicated nurse, who is from Ireland, used her annual leave to take part in this trip and volunteers with Orbis several times a year. She is an enthusiastic member of Orbis’s volunteer medical team and has been involved with the charity for eleven years, having previously travelled to countries such Syria, Laos, Indonesia and India. Read More »

HRH The Countess of Wessex visits the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital in India and Qatar

Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex visited India and Qatar in support of sight-saving charity Orbis from Tuesday 17th to Tuesday the 24th of September 2013. Read More »

Anaesthetist Embarks on Volunteer Assignment with the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital

Local consultant anaesthetist, Dr. Lawrence Azavedo, from Broughton, Preston, has recently returned home from a volunteer medical assignment with the international sight-saving charity Orbis, having swapped the sights of Royal Preston Hospital for the vibrancy of Kolkata, India. Read More »

Local Man Recognized By International Sight-Saving Charity For Raising Valuable Funds

Local resident, Lionel Jeffrey from Hayling Island, has been recognized by the international sight-saving charity Orbis for his continued contributions to the organisation through his fundraising activities. Read More »

Brighton Ophthalmologist Flying High With The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital

Local doctor, Mr John Brookes, consultant ophthalmic surgeon from Brighton, has just returned home from a sight-saving assignment having swapped his regular daily commute to Moorfields Eye Hospital, for the bustle of Kolkata. Read More »

Theatre Practitioner Returns From Sight Saving Mission With The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital

Cherelyn Victor from North Finchley has just returned home from a sight-saving assignment, having swapped her daily commute to the Hospital of St Johns and Elizabeth, where she works as a theatre practitioner and anesthetic recovery nurse, for the bustle of Kolkata. Read More »

Local Doctor Saves Sight With The Flying Eye Hospital

Niall Crosby, from Quinton, has just returned home from a sight-saving assignment having swapped his daily commute to Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre where he works as an Ophthalmology Registrar, for the vibrancy of Kolkata, India. Read More »

Exter Ophotamology Registrar Saves Sight With The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital

Nick Edmeades, from Exeter, has just returned home from a sight-saving assignment having swapped his daily commute to Musgrove Park Hospital where he works as an Ophthalmology Registrar, for the bustle of Panama City. Read More »

Preston Nurse Returns From Sight Saving Mission With The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital

George Appasamy from Preston has just returned home from a sight-saving mission having swapped his daily commute to the Royal Preston Hospital where he works as an Intermediate Theatre Practitioner, for the bustle of Panama City. Read More »

Local Doctor Saves Sight On Volunteer Assignment With The Flying Eye Hospital

Dr. Isabel Aguilera, from Penarth Marina, has just returned home from a sight-saving mission having swapped her daily commute to the University Hospital of Wales where she works as a paediatric anaesthetist, for the bustle of Panama City. Read More »

Henry Wyndham’s Walk for Sight

After a shooting accident nearly blinded him, Sotheby’s Senior Auctioneer took on some of the UK’s harshest terrain in a 190 mile walk in aid of Orbis’s international sight-saving work. Henry Wyndham completed his walk in 15 days, marking the finish by dipping his feet into the North Sea at Robin Hood’s Bay.  Read More »

Cobham Students Join Medical Team On board Orbis Flying Eye Hospital

ACS Cobham students visits Panama as part of sight-saving charity mission. Read More »

Wings of the Morning Book Launch

Join long standing Orbis supporter and author, Julian Beale for the launch of his new book, Wings of the Morning, and meet Medical Volunteer Louise Garnham, who will be talking about her first-hand experience of Orbis, Africa, and the Flying Eye Hospital. Read More »

Trachoma mapping programme in Ethiopia

Trachoma is quick and inexpensive to treat, antibiotics cost as little as 17p, and as little as £6.25 covers trichiasis surgery, however determining exactly where the disease is prevalent has been a major difficulty. Read More »

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