Eyesight: Screening

Department of Health written question – answered on 9th November 2015.

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Photo of Sir David Amess Sir David Amess Conservative, Southend West

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what arrangements are in place for assessing a patient's eye health on discharge from hospital.

Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt The Minister of State, Department of Health

Prior to hospital discharge every patient will have a discharge assessment which will look at their ongoing healthcare needs and in light of that an individual care plan will be established.

These plans are formed in line with each individual hospital’s discharge policy, which will vary.

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