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Blind Newcastle woman tells of frustration that she cannot read hospital letters – ITV News

Tuesday, 1 March, 2022

Blind Newcastle woman tells of frustration that she cannot read hospital letters – ITV News


A blind campaigner has said that visually impaired people could be missing 'vital information' as the eye clinic at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary are not providing appointment letters in Braille.
Hazel Hyland, 44, who was born with glaucoma and is registered blind, regularly attends the RVI's eye clinic.
She says that not being given appointment letters in Braille "means missing vital information that could delay treatment or appointments that could lead to complications with my eye treatments."
Read more at: https://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/2022-02-23/blind-newcastle-woman-tells-of-frustration-that-she-cannot-read-hospital-letters

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