We worked with expert patients and the UK Ophthalmology Alliance (UKOA), to make sure new consent forms for eye health treatments are easier to read, with clearer communication of any risks.
We’re calling for people to continue attending scheduled eye appointments, after evidence shows that people are missing vital treatment due to fear of coronavirus.
Coronavirus has meant a big shift in how eye health services are working. We’ve been sharing information with MPs to make sure the NHS can deal with the backlog once more routine care resumes.
A report recommends improvements in treatment for eye conditions, against the backdrop of high demand for NHS eye care services.
This week Marsha De Cordova MP, a supporter of our policy and campaigns work, was elected as the new chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group.