RCOphth: Sustainable Ophthalmic Pathways

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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HQIP and RCOphth: New report shows a majority of cataract surgery centres are delivering high quality care for patients in England and Wales

14 July 2017
Source: HQIP/RCOphth

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

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NICE: Draft guideline on cataracts in adults: management. Response

17 May 2017
Source: NICE

NICE have released the draft guideline on cataracts in adults: management and its supporting evidence which are now out for consultation. VISION 2020 UK will be responding and would be interested in any comments you have on these guidelines to add to our response. Please send any responses to m.broom@VISION2020UK.org.uk NICE hope that your organisation will submit comments on the draft

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