NHS Wales

Description: NHS Wales is the publically funded National Health Service of Wales providing healthcare to some 3 million people who live in the country. The NHS has a key principle which is that good healthcare should be available to all, regardless of wealth.

Weblink: http://www.wales.nhs.uk/

Category: Public Sector


Services Provided

Local Health Boards (Wales) - (NHS Wales)Service

Webpage with links to the Local Health Boards in Wales.
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Eye Health Examination Wales - (NHS Wales)Service

If you reside in Wales, most optometrists can also offer a free eye test if: you have an eye problem that needs urgent attention; you have sight in one eye only; you’re registered as sight impaired; you have a hearing impairment and are profoundly deaf; you suffer from retinitis pigmentosa; you are of Black or Asian ethnicity; your GP has referred you because they think you may have an eye problem.
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Diabetic Eye Screening Wales - (NHS Wales)Service

This is a free service established for all eligible people registered with diabetes in Wales to reduce the risk of vision loss due to diabetic retinopathy. If you are diagnosed with diabetes, you will be referred by your GP and should receive an invitation to attend screening within 3 months of being placed on the DESW register.
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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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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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Low Vision Service Wales - (NHS Wales)Service

If you already have a vision impairment or low vision, or are registered as either sight impaired or severely sight impaired a specially trained and accredited Low vision optician/optometrist) can help you make the best use of the sight you have. There are currently 187 of specially trained low vision practitioners working out of high street opticians throughout the whole of Wales. To find your nearest one simply search the database at the link below.
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