Call for Sligo based eye scheme to be rolled out nationally

first_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+ By News Highland – September 7, 2020 Optometrists are calling for a roll out of the Sligo Post Cataract Scheme across the country.It’s because it only takes a year for cataract surgery in the North West, but people have to wait up to 5 years in the South West.They’re concerned that eye-care waiting lists have surged to 52 thousand during the pandemic.Association of Optometrists Ireland spokesperson, Linda McGibney-Nolan says patients should also be treated more in the community………..Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/13nolan-eyes.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Google+ Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA WhatsApp WhatsAppcenter_img Pinterest Call for Sligo based eye scheme to be rolled out nationally Previous articleBody found during Inishowen searchNext articleArranmore RNLI seeking support from local businesses News Highland Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Facebook Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img read more