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ROC Constituency - SWWROC
Hywel Dda University Health Board provides healthcare services to a total population of around 372,320 throughout Carmarthenshire (178,119), Ceredigion (78,200) and Pembrokeshire (116,001). It provides Acute, Primary, Community, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities services via General and Community Hospitals, Health Centres, GP's, Dentists, Pharmacists and Optometrists and other sites.
Jill has responsibility for the HD HB ECG
There is no Optometric Adviser but the HB fund and have always funded the role of the Optometric Development Officer (ODO) - firstname.lastname@example.org who is relied upon very heavily within the HB to execute many functions relating to the provision of eye care services in HD HB.
This health board runs an Eyecare Collaborative Group and an Eyecare Liaison Group regularly with no interruption but and there is considerable support for the work of Optometry.
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Click here for a copy of the HD HB Service Level Agreement for follow up and ongoing assessments of patients with Wet AMD, RVO and DR
Click here for a copy of the HD HB Service Level Agreement for the provision of a primary care assessment
The HD HB Headquarters are:
Corporate Offices, Ystwyth Building, Hafan Derwen, St Davids Park Jobswell Road, Carmarthen SA31 3BB
NB@ The LVSW is also run from this HB
Locality leads are: Richard Hughes and Sally Hodson
Ophthalmologists who represent this Health Board at Welsh Government meetings (OSAG and WPCB) are:
Local enhanced services are as follows:
Post Op Cataract under EHEW (service spec available)
WECS Triage payment from HB
Glaucoma Referral Refinement under EHEW with top up fee paid by HB
Community based AMD treatment (OCT photographs) payment from HB