Reference 2019-602

REF:           2019-602

Subject:       Ophthalmology services 

    

 

Request:

  1. How many full-time equivalent consultants are in employment in the department?
  2. How many full-time non-training grade doctors are in employment in the department?
  3. Are there any unfilled consultant posts?
    Please state which subspecialty consultant posts remain unfilled
  4. Is there a community glaucoma service?
  5. Is the community glaucoma service offered through AQP (Any Qualified Provider)? Please state which AQP if applicable:
  6. Is there a paediatric screening service?
  7. Is the paediatric screening service offered through AQP?
    Please state which AQP if applicable:
  8. Is there a Local MECS (Minor Eye Conditions Service)?
    Please state who this is offered through if applicable:
  9. Does the department outsource any other speciality services to community based AQPs?
    Please state which if applicable:
  10. Does the department offer collagen cross-linking?
    If not, which centre(s) are patients referred to?
  11. Does the department offer Femto laser treatment for cataract surgery?
  12. Does the department offer Femto laser treatment for corneal surgery?

 

 

Response:

How many full-time equivalent consultants are in employment in the department? 9.75
How many full-time non-training grade doctors are in employment in the department? 2.8 SAS and 1 Specialty Dr
Are there any unfilled consultant posts? Yes – 1 WTE
Please state which subspecialty consultant posts remain unfilled – General
Is there a community glaucoma service? No
Is the community glaucoma service offered through AQP (Any Qualified Provider)? Please state which AQP if applicable: N/A
Is there a paediatric screening service? No
Is the paediatric screening service offered through AQP?
Please state which AQP if applicable:
N/A
Is there a Local MECS (Minor Eye Conditions Service)?
Please state who this is offered through if applicable:
No
Does the department outsource any other speciality services to community based AQPs?
Please state which if applicable:
N/A
Does the department offer collagen cross-linking?
If not, which centre(s) are patients referred to?
Not currently
Does the department offer Femto laser treatment for cataract surgery? No
Does the department offer Femto laser treatment for corneal surgery? No