Visually Impaired Group for anxiety and low mood

Please see message below from London Vision: *Disclaimer: all content is the property of the owner and not that of MertonVision* Please see details of a discussion group run by Dr Lisa Greenspan of LAPIS. Visually Impaired Group for anxiety and low mood An 8-week online discussion group using mindfulness techniques and gentle movement for […]

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Updated COVID-19 Information

•    The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is safe and effective. It will give you the best protection against coronavirus •    The vaccine is one part of our defence – we still need to continue with ‘hands, face, space’. •    The NHS will let you know when it is your turn to have the […]

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Christmas Message from MertonVision

As the end of the year fast approaches, we would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year. Christmas closing dates Closes: 12:30pm on Thursday 24th December 2020 Re opens: Monday 4 January 2021. Our phone line and inbox will not be manned during this time, but we will get back to you all in the New Year. In case of emergency during this […]

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Our New Talking Book Club Is Here!

Dear Friends and supporters, We are very happy to announce that we are now starting the new look Talking Book Club: Because of current lockdown restrictions we will be holding it by phone for the first time. We will be using a conference call system which means that multiple people can take part at the […]

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New COVID restrictions

DISCLAIMER : The views expressed in this article are not necessarily those of MertonVision and are bought to you in good faith Message from Merton Council: Stay alert, control the virus, save lives New national restrictions will apply in Merton and across the whole of England from today (5 November) until 2 December. After four weeks […]

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Letter To Our Members

Dear Member, First and foremost, we want to continue to extend our best wishes to youall during this turbulent time and to thank you for your continued support of MertonVision.   With the new wave of Coronavirus and the rise in infections, we thought it was time for another MertonVision update.   Just when we thought things were getting back to normal, we have the second wave. It is going to […]

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Merton’s COVID-19 alert level moves to HIGH

From Merton council: Merton’s COVID-19 alert level moves to HIGH Merton, along with the rest of London, is moving to a high COVID Alert Level from 00.01 on Saturday 17 October. This means people must not meet anyone from outside their household or support bubble indoors – not at home or in a public place. People […]

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Digital Toolkit For Flu

DISCLAIMER : The views expressed in this article are not necessarily those of MertonVision and are bought to you in good faith Message from Aman Nathan Patient and Public Engagement Manager (Merton) NHS South West London CCG : We are pleased to be able to share with you our localised campaign toolkits to help promote our flu campaign […]

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How have MertonVision helped people with sight loss during the coronavirus outbreak?

During lockdown MertonVision has continued to provide full time support and practical care to our clients. We have bought shopping, collected prescriptions and dropped off equipment. We have made 1553 contacts, contacted 543 individuals and made 977 calls. Our amazing volunteers have completed over 100 shops in person or online and our driver has made […]

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