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Lean thinking in cataract delivery

By Mindo - 23rd May 2019 | 40 views

Pictured L-R at the Irish College of Ophthalmologists (ICO) Annual Conference 2019 (15-17 May) ‘Lean thinking in cataract delivery – an integrated care model’ symposium were: Keynote speakers Mr Paul Mullaney, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, University Hospital Sligo; Mr Barry Quill, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin; session Chair Prof Billy Power, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital and Clinical Lead for Ophthalmology; and Mr Paul Barrington Chell, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Worcester Royal Hospital, Worchester, UK. The session examined models in place in Ireland and the UK and discussed the efficiencies associated with dedicated cataract units and the creation of novel patient pathways to increase both efficiency and the patient experience.

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