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The Royal College of Ophthalmologists – Manifesto 2017

4 May 2017

With the looming election on 8 June, it is an opportunity to outline our key policy calls for the next government to ensure that hospital eye services are adequately resourced.

The two key areas are:

  • Investment and recognition that development of a workforce to deliver high quality and timely care for patients is needed; with more ophthalmologists and the upskilling and expansion of the multidisciplinary eye care team
  • Funding and support of improvements to make eye services sustainable; ensuring that the innovative models of care that ophthalmologists are leading on are deliverable for the long term.

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