Health for all Children

Chapter 12 References

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241 RNIB report

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Guidelines for children’s eye care. Royal College of Ophthalmologists, The College of Optometrists, British Orthoptic Society. May 2002

Page 241: RNIB report
The RNIB report, “Taking the time: telling parents their child is blind or partially sighted” is available at the RNIB website ( This report provides good practice guidelines for professionals working with newly diagnosed blind and partially sighted children and their families. Of particular interest to ophthalmologists, clinic staff, paediatricians and optometrists. The “Taking the time checklist”, a card with summary guidelines for professionals involved in the diagnosis of blind and partially sighted children, is also available from the same site.