Veterans: Visual Impairment

Department of Health written question – answered on 2nd July 2015.

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Photo of Dan Jarvis Dan Jarvis Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will introduce an option for people to identify themselves as a veteran on the Certificate of Vision Impairment.

Photo of Ben Gummer Ben Gummer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Department currently has no plans to revise the Certificate of Vision Impairment. However, following discussions with the Royal National Institute of Blind People, Blind Veterans UK, NHS England, NHS optometry leads and the Health and Social Care Information Centre other options for identifying visually impaired veterans are being explored.

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