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General Ophthalmic Services, Activity statistics, Selected statistics - England, April 2010 to September 2010

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01 Apr 2010 to 30 Sep 2010


The objective of the General Ophthalmic Services (GOS) is to provide, through community opticians' practices, preventative and corrective eye care for children, people aged 60 and over, people on low incomes, and those suffering from or pre-disposed to eye disease. These tables show selected statistics of NHS Ophthalmic activity during the first half of 2010/11, at national, PCT and SHA level.

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In England during the first half of 2010/11:

  • There were 6.1 million NHS sight tests
  • 2.3 million optical vouchers were processed
  • There were 215,000 voucher items for repairs or replacement


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