Friday, 27 October 2017

Stop rationing cataracts until patients are nearly blind, NHS warned 

Stop rationing cataracts until patients are nearly blind, NHS warned The NHS must stop rationing cataract surgery, or delaying it so long that elderly patients are almost blind, new national health service guidance states.

Investigations have found that patients who are losing their sight are waiting up to 15 months for cataract surgery, amid a stark postcode lottery across the health service

Thousands of sufferers are being forced to wait as their eyesight deteriorates, with some going untreated until they are nearly blind. The Daily Telegraph

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