Avoiding unnecessary referral for glaucoma: use of a repeat measurement scheme

Source: NHS Networks
Area: News
Bexley Clinical Commissioning Cabinet/Business Support Unit has announced that a scheme in which the referring optometrist conducts a repeated test before deciding whether or not to refer a patient with glaucoma has resulted in improved quality of referrals, generating good savings.   Please see link below for details of the scheme and outcomes of implementing this scheme.

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