National Eye Health Week, from September 22 to 28, is when the UK eyecare community promotes the importance of eye tests and looking after your eyes as a key part of general health, writes Lilian Anekwe
The UK has some of the best acute stroke services in the world. But experts are concerned that changes within the National Health Service may mean stroke slips down the healthcare agenda, as Liz Bestic reports
Our eye health is deteriorating. Every day 100 people in the UK start to lose their sight and experts predict this figure will rise over the coming years, despite the fact that half of all sight loss is avoidable. So what can be done? David Cartwright, chairman of National Eye Health Week, explains how the campaign aims to help Britain see better
From genes and gender to age and fitness, whether you smoke or drink, or have other medical conditions, there are many factors which can increase your risk of stroke. Victoria Lambert suggests ways of minimising the risk
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