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Ophthalmology appointments up to over 3 million report shows

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Ophthalmology appointments up to over 3 million report shows

Outpatient eye appointments up from 2.8 million in 2013-13 to 3.1 million in 2016-17 RNIB-commissioned study shows with "a hospitals cancelling a large number of appointments".

RNIB commissioned Harvey Walsh Ltd to produce ‘A five-year overview of ophthalmology services across England’ using Hospital Episode Statistics to see whether more or fewer patients are being treated over a five year period comparing provision across England. The report identifies areas where there may be unwarranted variation in or access to services.

Read the full report via this link.