19 June 2018
Source: Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Supporting commissioners, providers and professionals with the most recent recommendations to ensure efficient and equitable ophthalmic services. Access to surgery Key messages: • Cataract surgery is highly cost effective in almost all cases of cataract causing symptoms affecting the patient’s quality of life • Access to cataract surgery should not be limited by any specific visual acuity or quality of
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14 July 2017
The first prospective National Ophthalmology Database (NOD) Audit report on cataract surgery in England and Wales looked at 120,722 cataract operations undertaken between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 by 55 English and 1 Welsh NHS cataract surgical centres. View full report and key findings here The report shows that cataract surgery centres are delivering high quality care to
Read more HQIP and RCOphth: New report shows a majority of cataract surgery centres are delivering high quality care for patients in England and Wales
21 September 2016
NHS patients in England face waiting up to 15 months for desperately needed cataract treatment, a new RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) report has revealed.
Read more NHS cataract treatment waiting times force patients to live with sight loss
22 September 2015
http://www.mycataracts.co.uk. This is an interactive website that provides patients, the public and health professionals with easy-to-access information about waiting times for cataract surgery and access to new technology in their area.
Read more Alcon develops new resource for the eye health community in England