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CHEC is one of the UK’s leading providers of community healthcare.
For more than a decade, CHEC has been working in partnership with the NHS to increase patient choice and provide access to timely care and treatment locally. Through its 20+ community hospitals nationwide, CHEC makes specialist eyecare and gastroenterology services more readily accessible in local communities by offering patients greater flexibility and reduced waiting times.
CHEC is one of the largest providers of community-based ophthalmology services in the UK. With 20+ hospitals nationwide, CHEC works in partnership with around 2,500 optometrist practices to offer patients equitable access to eyecare services closer to home. Its services span all general ophthalmology including cataracts, glaucoma monitoring, minor operations, YAG laser and wet macular degeneration. In 2022/23, CHEC treated over 335,000 patients in less than four weeks.
Ophthalmology services are in high demand across the UK, but patients shouldn’t have to wait for excellent care. All ophthalmic conditions treated that would ordinarily go to secondary care, including but not limited to:
- Cataract management
- Glaucoma assessment
- Macular degeneration
- Posterior capsular opacification
- General Ophthalmology
- Pigmented retinal lesions
- Fundus problems
- Visual field loss
- Blurred vision of unknown cause
- Low vision/ECLO services
- Cataract surgery
- Glaucoma procedures/laser
- YAG Laser
- Intravitreal injections for wAMD
- Lid lumps and bumps removal
- Entropion repairs
- Chalazion incision and curettage
- Dry eye treatments
- Punctal Plugs
To meet the growing demands of our patients and partners, we are consistently rolling out new hospitals throughout the country, working in partnership with the thousands of optometrists who believe in our shared care partnership model.
At our heart is a key mission – to make efficient, high-quality eyecare local. Put simply, we want to ensure that we can provide as many patients as possible with the convenience of local care.
CHEC staff are trained to listen, understand and relay information to our patients. We understand that having surgery causes sleepless nights. It is our job to ensure you have the information patients ...
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