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Manchester Royal Eye Hospital nominated for two awards for outstanding work in ophthalmology

Manchester Royal Eye Hospital's Ophthalmology team has been shortlisted twice in the brand new Bayer Ophthalmology Awards programme.

The programme aims to recognise and celebrate the outstanding work being carried out by multi-disciplinary teams in ophthalmology throughout the UK.

Supported by the Macular Society and the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), the awards identify exceptional initiatives that demonstrate clinical excellence and innovation in ophthalmology.

There are five award categories this year including:

  • Best ophthalmology team
  • Best patient support or education initiative
  • Best ophthalmology care innovation
  • Outstanding ophthalmology nurse or allied health professional
  • Ophthalmology unsung hero

Manchester have been shortlisted for Best Ophthalmology Team - The diabetic team keep an eye on the traffic lights. This award will be given to an ophthalmology team delivering exceptional results by working together to achieve goals.  Teams may be clinical, cross-departmental, cross-organisational, multi-disciplinary, management etc.

They have also been shortlisted for Best Ophthalmology Care Innovation for the EMAC (Emergency Macula) OCT triage service for urgent macula referrals.

This award is designed to recognise innovations in care via a different approach that have been implemented in eye units to: save money and minimise the effect of reduced budgets; improve patient experience; improve patients' quality of life; improve patient outcome; improve service delivery; whilst maintaining or enhancing the quality of patient care provided.

Further information on the categories and entry process for Bayer Ophthalmology Honours can be found at www.ophthalmologyhonours.co.uk.