Ophthalmic Services: Standards

Department of Health written question – answered on 24th March 2017.

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Photo of Nusrat Ghani Nusrat Ghani Conservative, Wealden

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the role of NHS England is in reducing care inconsistencies across eye health services; and how effective NHS England has been in that role.

Photo of David Mowat David Mowat The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

This is a matter for each of the local clinical commissioning groups.

Eye health services that are regulated activities in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 are required to register with the Care Quality Commission and comply with the Fundamental Standards of Care.

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