Rochdale Ophthalmology CATS
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It all adds up. Over £1900 raised for Macmillan through Care UK Health Care sites!

It all adds up. Over £1900 raised for Macmillan through Care UK Health Care sites!

October 24 2018

Throughout September, many of Care UK’s sites joined in with fundraising for Macmillan Cancer Support, raising over £1900 for the cause.

Care UK scoop award for the NHS Equality and Diversity Partners Programme

Care UK scoop award for the NHS Equality and Diversity Partners Programme

May 9 2018

Care UK participated in the 2017-18 NHS Equality and Diversity Partners Programme, which it successfully completed following the final members day on 14 April in Leeds.

Awards celebrate the cream of Care UK Healthcare

Awards celebrate the cream of Care UK Healthcare

March 26 2018

Awards which recognise excellence across the healthcare professional spectrum have celebrated the cream of Care UK Healthcare

Contact lens story a prompt to check your eyes

Contact lens story a prompt to check your eyes

July 18 2017

When a woman from Birmingham visited hospital for a routine cataract operation, her surgeons were shocked to find 27 contact lenses in her eye which then had to be removed.

Outstanding CQC rating for Rochdale eye care service

Outstanding CQC rating for Rochdale eye care service

May 8 2017

Rochdale NHS Ophthalmology Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service (CATS) has been named as the first specialist ophthalmology service in the country to receive an ‘outstanding’ rating by the national standards watchdog, the Care Quality Commission.

Surgery helps 90 year old Rochdale man keep working and driving

Surgery helps 90 year old Rochdale man keep working and driving

July 1 2015

Ninety-year-old Mr Denis Stanford is remarkable in many ways – not only does he still work as an engineer but he drives to work and now, thanks to cataract surgery, he is able to keep on with his activities.

Eye service managers from Plymouth to Rochdale say ‘no need for NHS patients to pay for cataract surgery’

Eye service managers from Plymouth to Rochdale say ‘no need for NHS patients to pay for cataract surgery’

April 27 2015

Managers of NHS services from Plymouth and Rochdale want local people to know that the recent suggestion that NHS patients should self-fund cataract surgery to beat long waiting lists is misleading and unnecessary in many parts of England.

Patients’ views on dignity lead the way for Rochdale ophthalmology team

Patients’ views on dignity lead the way for Rochdale ophthalmology team

January 23 2015

Patients’ views will take centre stage as Care UK’s team at the Rochdale NHS Ophthalmology Clinical Assessment and Treatment Services (CATS) marks national Dignity Action Day on Friday 30 January.

Major investment in two new eye-care services

Major investment in two new eye-care services

October 2 2014

The Rochdale NHS Ophthalmology Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service (CATS) has invested more than £200,000 in introducing two new eye-care services to local people.

Find out more about driving with glaucoma

Find out more about driving with glaucoma

September 17 2014

People in Rochdale with the eye disorder glaucoma will have an opportunity during National Eye Health Week (22-29 September) to discover more about the regulations concerning driving with the condition.

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