What are your Birdshot priorities?

Last year many of you very kindly completed the Sight Loss and Vision Priority Setting Partnership survey and following this we have now received a short list of a number of “uncertainties” to consider.   We want to know which 10 “uncertainties”  are most important to you.  Please see below, ( or – Inflammatory FORM A_James Lind Alliance Sight Loss and Vision Priority Setting Partnership).  This is your chance to influence the direction taken by eye researchers on our behalf. Continue reading

Fundraising initiatives – every little bit helps!

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Hampton Village Christmas Fair

Chinos, a local Hampton cafe as part of the Hampton Village Christmas Fair sold soup and chestnuts to raise funds for BUS, with 75p from each sale going to the Birdshot Uveitis Society.  They decided to support BUS in this way because our treasurer Peter Edney had told the cafe owner about the troubles his wife Janie has been having with her vision and the work of the Birdshot Uveitis Society. Continue reading

Phillips 66 present BUS with cheque for £3,000!

Cheque presentation from Phillips66

Left to right: Lee Cockbum (Project Management Superintendent), Lynn Hawthorne (HSE Manager), John Hall and Chris Hames

Last Friday, BUS Trustee and Director John Hall made a 400 mile round trip to attend a cheque presentation ceremony at Humber Oil Refinery.  Phillips66 workforce had managed to achieve 80 injury free days and as part of their Safety Recognition Scheme are able to offer a Phillips 66 Employee and Contractor Workgroup the opportunity to  nominate a particular charity to receive a donation of £3,000.   Birdshot Uveitis Society was nominated by Birdshot member Chris Hames, whose Phillips 66 Project and Construction workgroup supported the donation to  BUS. The generous donation is to go towards future Birdshot research. Continue reading