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General Ophthalmic Services, Activity statistics, England and Wales - Year ending 31 March 2009

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Official statistics, National statistics
Publication date:
Geographic coverage:
Wales, England
Geographical granularity:
Country, Primary Care Organisations, Local Authorities
Date range:
01 Apr 1999 to 31 Mar 2009

Summary

This report presents summary information about General Ophthalmic Services (GOS) activity in England and Wales for 2008/09 and on trends since 1999/2000.

Key facts

  • there were 11.278 million NHS sight test claims processed in England. This is an increase of 231 thousand (2.1 per cent) on the previous year
  • 4.138 million NHS optical voucher items were processed in England, an increase of 187 thousand (4.7 per cent) on the previous year
  • 467 thousand NHS voucher items for repair or replacement were processed in England with 29 thousand the equivalent figure for Wales
  • there were 719 thousand NHS sight test claims processed in Wales. This is an increase of 18 thousand (2.6 per cent) on the previous year
  • 269 thousand NHS optical voucher items were processed in Wales, an increase of 13 thousand (5.0 per cent) on the previous year.

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