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Online health event
28 November 2023  

Frimley Health transforms eye services at Heatherwood Hospital

Hospital eye services are in high demand, almost 10% of the national NHS backlog is in ophthalmology with hundreds of thousands of patients across the country currently on the waiting list to start treatment. The eye services we offer at Frimley Health was discussed at our health event, on 28 November.

You can watch the recording of the event here, hearing from our ophthalmology experts about how we have transformed eye services at Heatherwood Hospital for patients across the region.

Video transcript

Manju Chandran, consultant ophthalmic surgeon and Dr Lorraine North, consultant orthoptist and head of ophthalmology services / strategy will talk about the success in increasing the number of cataracts procedures at Heatherwood. More than 3500 cataracts ops have been carried out since the new hospital opened and the local waiting lists for cataracts is now just 2-4 weeks.