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Latest advice & updates

We want to reassure you that we are taking all steps to protect everyone who uses our services, works or volunteers with us as the government's Covid restrictions have been removed.

For the latest updates on how we are getting used to a 'new normal', click on the article below.

 Please keep checking this page and our social media channels for any new updates.   Thank you

Help & Advice in your area

Keeping you connected

Useful links

Information for eye conditions & treatments

Click  here for Macular Society - Eye injections



Click here for Glaucoma Information - Eye drops


Guidance for Opthalmologists

Click here for General advice

Sight Advice FAQ


Click here for advice for those awaiting Cataract surgery


A delay in surgery for cataracts does not put your sight at risk permanently. Cataracts do not cause permanent loss of vision and a delay of several months would not mean you are at a higher risk of complications or that the result will not be as good as it would have been. 


For more advice visit: the RNIB website or call the RNIB helpline 0303 123 9999 who can send you a copy of this information.


Drivers can check if they need to tell DVLA about an eyesight problem by searching the A to Z of medical conditions that could affect their driving, on the DVLA website or calling their medical helpline 0300 790 6806

Click  here for RNIB advice on support from sighted guiders outside your household



Audio updates from Galloway's

For the latest updates from Galloway's in audio format click the link below


Other useful audio information

Citizens Advice and Business advice
Sick Note advice
South Ribble Together
Staying Safe Online

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