True dedication!


Nystagmus Network trustees Claire Brinn and Vicky Pitman and Vicky’s husband, Richard finally completed their abseil for nystagmus research on Sunday, 28 October. They scaled down the ArcelorMittal Orbit at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The final 3 of our fabulous team of 10 abseilers finally took their leap for nystagmus, following postponements due to … Continue reading True dedication!

They did it – at last!


The unpredictable British weather finally came good for our intrepid (postponed) abseilers on Sunday 21 September, when Clare A, Glen and Matt finally completed their abseil from the viewing platform of the ArcelorMittal Orbit for nystagmus research. With not a cloud in the sky nor any hint of wind and rain, our intrepid 3 enjoyed … Continue reading They did it – at last!

Nerves of steel!


Four of our six remaining Nystagmus Network abseilers will finally (fingers crossed!) make their leap for nystagmus research this Sunday, 21 October, from the viewing platform at the top of the ArcelorMittal Orbit at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Vicky, Tom, Vanessa and Richard B managed to complete their abseil last month. For the remaining … Continue reading Nerves of steel!

Walk Eye to Eye for nystagmus research


Supporters of the Nystagmus Network and anyone keen to raise money for nystagmus research at Moorfields Eye Hospital and University College, London can now sign up to walk Eye to Eye in March 2019. The Eye to Eye walk takes a route (you can choose either 4 or 14 miles) from the London Eye on … Continue reading Walk Eye to Eye for nystagmus research

Nystagmus Patient Information Day


The Nystagmus Network is delighted to be supporting a Nystagmus Patient Information Day, running at Moorfields, London on Saturday 24 November. Moorfields Eye Hospital is holding an information day for adults with nystagmus since childhood. The day will allow you the opportunity to directly influence the patient pathway from diagnosis to treatment and the support … Continue reading Nystagmus Patient Information Day

The Eye2Eye walk for nystagmus research


In partnership with Moorfields Eye Charity, the Nystagmus Network is recruiting a team to take part in the Eye2Eye walk from the London Eye to the iconic eye on the front of the Moorfields Eye Hospital building. The walk takes place on Sunday 10 March 2019 and you can choose to walk 4 or 14 … Continue reading The Eye2Eye walk for nystagmus research

Vanessa and Richard complete their abseil


Vanessa and Richard were away on holiday when they heard that the Nystagmus Network were looking for people to abseil down the UK’s tallest piece of public art to raise money for nystagmus research at Moorfields and UCL. They signed up straight away. The big day came, but the weather was certainly not what they’d … Continue reading Vanessa and Richard complete their abseil

They did it!


Although the Team Nystagmus Network / Moorfields Eye Charity fundraising abseil at the ArcelorMittal Orbit couldn’t go ahead on Sunday morning as planned due to heavy rain and high winds, Vicki and Tom took advantage of some available slots on Saturday morning and took their leap for nystagmus research then. Congratulations, Vicki and Tom! You’re … Continue reading They did it!

The abseil is this weekend!


This Sunday morning┬áClaire A, Claire B, Glen, Matt, Richard B, Richard P, Tom, Vanessa, Vicki and Vicky will be scaling down the UK’s tallest piece of public art, the ArcelorMittal Orbit at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to raise money for nystagmus research at Moorfields and University College, London. Our 10 intrepid Team Nystagmus Network … Continue reading The abseil is this weekend!

Matt is joining the abseil


Matthew Dawson will be abseiling down the UK’s allest piece of public art on 23 September to raise much needed funding for nystagmus research at Moorfields and UCL. He is joining Team Nystagmus Network Abseil at the suggestion of his wife and for his young son, Owen, who has nystagmus. Apparently, some of Matt’s sponsors … Continue reading Matt is joining the abseil