Letters The waste in NHS sight tests

Ophthalmologists should take an active role in community eye care

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3041 (Published 08 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3041
  1. Harminder Dua, president1
  1. 1Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London NW1 4QW, UK
  1. duarcophth{at}gmail.com

The views expressed by Clarke are his own and may not be shared by all ophthalmologists.1

Ophthalmologists are the only medically trained workforce with expertise in providing a holistic approach to the diagnosis and treatment, including surgery, of patients with eye diseases. However, the contribution that optometrists and GPs make to looking after the basic eye …

View Full Text

Sign in

Log in through your institution

Free trial

Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial

Subscribe