Southport Eye Tests Reviews After Stafff Concerns

Wed, 13 Oct 2010
Southport eye examinations have been reviewed upon concerns about staff.

Eye tests of 536 diabetic patients have been reviewed upon concerns regarding two employees at a Merseyside hospital.

The screenings for diabetic retinopathy were undertaken at Southport and Formby District Hospital between April 2009 and July 2010.

The condition which is a diabetes complication damages the retina over a period of time and can cause blindness if it is not treated early enough.

However, Niall O'Donnell, leading North Mersey Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme, disclosed that another 274 patients had been screened during the annual review, however, no issues were discovered.

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