BBC: Blindness: Wales’ eye care waiting times risk sight loss

12 June 2019
Source: BBC News

Almost 35,000 people at risk of permanent sight loss are waiting too long for eye care, according to new statistics from the Welsh Government. It has introduced a new target aimed at prioritising the most urgent patients and preventing those with treatable conditions losing their sight. The figures mean almost 35% of all patients in the highest risk category waited

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Charities and blind and partially sighted people join forces to produce guide for those newly diagnosed with sight loss

25 May 2016

A group of leading sight loss organisations are today (25/05) launching a trial of a new, free information booklet to help those newly diagnosed with sight loss. The booklet, Sight Loss: What we needed to know, has been co-produced with 12 people who are living with sight loss and four carers, with the goal of answering the questions, and addressing

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