Our eCare Community Monitonring Service supports the safe transfer and provision of sustainable care in the community for patients requiring ongoing monitoring, enabling hospital eye services to treat patients requiring high end specialist care. This enables the finite number of consultant ophthalmologists are used effectively and cost efficiencies across the local healthcare economy are realised. Unlike other community follow-up services, our model works within a strict clinical governance framework and every case/patient is reviewed by a consultant ophthalmologist.
The service provides the quality framework to assess and manage glaucoma patients in the community under the supervision of a consultant ophthalmologist. Through the implementation of our service, local healthcare economies will realise a number of benefits including: