Eye Clinic Liaison Officer

Definition: ECLOs work closely with medical and nursing staff in the eye clinic, as well as the sensory team in social services, to connect you with the practical and emotional support you need to understand your diagnosis, deal with your sight loss and maintain your independence.

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Source: http://www.rnib.org.uk/eyehealth/who/eclo/Pages/about_eclos.aspx


Service descriptions mentioning the term Eye Clinic Liaison Officer

Eye clinic information desk - (Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society))Service

Bridgevis volunteers work with the ECLOs within the hospital to provide information and support to patients who are experiencing, or have some level of, sight loss.
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UHW Cardiff Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (Cardiff Institute for the Blind (CIB))Service

Full time ECLO based at University Hospital Wales, Cardiff. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. They also signpost patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
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Swansea (Singleton) Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (RNIB Cymru)Service

Full time ECLO based at Singleton Hospital, Swansea. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. Also signposts patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
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Llantrisant (Royal Glamorgan) Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (RNIB Cymru)Service

ECLO based at Royal Glamorgan Hospital. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. Also signposts patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
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Merthyr (Prince Charles) Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (RNIB Cymru)Service

Full time ECLO based at Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. Also signposts patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
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Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (NHS Wales)Service

ECLO based at Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda Tuesday to Thursday. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. Also signposts patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
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Bridgend (Princess of Wales) Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (RNIB Cymru)Service

Part time (Mon and Thurs) ECLO based at Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. Also signposts patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
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Neath Port Talbot Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (RNIB Cymru)Service

Part time (Tues) ECLO based at Neath Port Talbot Hospital. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. Also signposts patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
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Amman Valley Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (RNIB Cymru)Service

ECLO based at Amman Valley Hospital. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. Also signposts patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
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Carmarthen (Glangwili) Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (RNIB Cymru)Service

ECLO based at Glangwili hospital. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. Also signposts patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people
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Llanelli (Prince Philip Hospital) Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (RNIB Cymru)Service

ECLO based at Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. Also signposts patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
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Haverfordwest (Withybush) Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (RNIB Cymru)Service

ECLO based at Withybush Hospital, Haverfordwest. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. Also signposts patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
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Ysbyty Gwynedd Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (RNIB Cymru)Service

ECLO (Mon-Wed) based at Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. Also signposts patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
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Newport (Royal Gwent) Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (Sight Cymru)Service

Part time ECLO based at Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport. Provides emotional support, information, assistance and signposts on to many different services to help at this difficult time. The ECLO can bridge the gap between health and social care for people with sight loss.
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Abergele (Stanley) Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (NHS Wales)Service

ECLO based (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri) at the Stanley Eye Clinic, Abergele Hospital. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. Also signposts patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
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Wrexham Maelor Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (NHS Wales)Service

ECLO based 3 days per week) at Wrexham Maelor. Provides emotional support, often at a time of great need. Also signposts patients on to the many different services to help maintain their independence. The role of ECLO has developed over the past fourteen years in the UK, and helps to bridge the gap between health and social care services for blind and partially sighted people.
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Abergavenny Nevill Hall Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (Sight Cymru)Service

ECLO based at Nevill Hall hospital. Provides emotional support, information, assistance and signposts on to many different services to help at this difficult time. The ECLO can bridge the gap between health and social care for people with sight loss.
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Ystrad Mynach Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (Sight Cymru)Service

ECLO based at Ystrad Mynach (Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr) hospital. Provides emotional support, information, assistance and signposts on to many different services to help at this difficult time. The ECLO can bridge the gap between health and social care for people with sight loss.
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Bronglais Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) - (Sight Cymru)Service

ECLO (2 days per week) based at Bronglais hospital (North Road). Provides emotional support, information, assistance and signposts on to many different services to help at this difficult time. The ECLO can bridge the gap between health and social care for people with sight loss.
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Powys ECLO - (RNIB Cymru)Service

This full time ECLO service operates from a range of community clinics including Ystradgynlais, Brecon, Llandrindod Wells, Llanidloes.
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Swansea Glaucoma Support Group - (RNIB Cymru)Service

Meets at Singleton Hospital, Swansea. The group is coordinated by the ECLO and ABM Glaucoma Nurse Practitioner.
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