Day case surgery has benefited patients with cataract in North Gwent

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7139.1242 (Published 18 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1242
  1. Elizabeth Evans, General practitioner
  1. Tudor Gate Surgery, Tudor Street, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire NP7 5DL.

    EDITOR—According to Boulton, day case cataract surgery is not being done as often as it could be in Scotland.1 In North Gwent such operations have been available for two years. Our local general hospital has no ophthalmic beds; it has only outpatient and day case facilities and an innovative consultant who does no private practice. We used to have the usual long waits …

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