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Mr Nabill Jacob (Vision Australia)

DOBA BAppSc(Orthoptics) Syd MCommHlth Syd MIP(ACHSM)

Mr Jacob is Clinical Relationship Manager at Vision Australia. Mr Jacob has held the posts of Senior Orthoptist at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney and Corneal Transplant Coordinator at the Save Sight Institute, Sydney Eye Hospital. His interests lie in the advancement of services and clinical understanding in the area of low vision and blindness. He conducts continuing professional development sessions about low vision for ophthalmic registrars, general practitioners, orthoptists, optometrists and allied health professionals. Mr Jacob is currently on the steering committee of the NSW Health Department’s Agency for Clinical Innovation (Ophthalmology Network) project to develop a resource for medical, nursing and ancillary staff at public hospitals that enhances their understanding of the needs and treatment of blind and low vision patients.