Pre Budget Submission 2018

Pre-Budget Submission 2018

Fighting Blindness drafted a pre-budget submission for consideration by the government in the upcoming budget. Our recommendations are as follows:

  • Increased funding for medical research into eye conditions.
  • Implementation of the Primary Care Eye Services Review Group Report 2017.
  • Core funding to expand the In-Sight counselling service.
  • Funding for a national inter-agency helpline and information hub.
  • Core funding for the appointment of a genetic counsellor.
  • Introduction of a VAT compensation scheme for charities

For more information about our advocacy work please visit the ‘Empower’ section of our website or contact us at advocacy@fightingblindness.ie or 01 6789 004.