Publication Health and Care 30 May, 2019

The Future of Eye Care: Building on NHS Reform Success

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This briefing gives an overview of policy developments in the eye care sector.

Reform was delighted to host a policy seminar on the future of eye care in December 2018, with the kind support of Novartis. This policy briefing offers an overview of the discussion that took place, outlining in particular the role of the eye care sector in delivering the long-term NHS agenda. Particular attention is given to the lessons that the sector can offer for primary care delivery, with a view to reducing pressure on the hospital sector - a key priority of the NHS Long Term Plan.

The briefing also addresses the cutting-edge technologies that are coming into use in the eye care sector, which further evidences its key role in driving forward modernisation in the Service.

This briefing was made possible by the kind support of Novartis.