Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5655

Date Request Received: 11/05/2020 08:35:48

Date Request Replied To: 19/05/2020 10:53:06

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Request Summary: Nurse led clinics delivered within Ophthalmology Services

Request Category: Researcher

Question Number 1:
Does your Trust deliver nurse led clinics in Ophthalmology?
Answer To Question 1:
Yes - plans in place to expand nurse led clinics further post COVID-19
Question Number 2:
Does your Trust deliver nurse led casualty clinics?
Answer To Question 2:
Not currently - training suspended due to COVID-19.
The Eye Clinic intends to establish a nurse led triage for acute referrals once the in house training of our Clinical Nurse Specialists has been completed.
Question Number 3:
Which sub specialties within Ophthalmology do you deliver nurse led clinics in? i.e. AMD/ Glaucoma/ Pre assessment etc.
Answer To Question 3:
Pre operative assessment
Post operative cataract follow up
AMD intravitreal injections
Research trials
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