Recently NHS have imposed certain restrictions on cataract surgery, as a consequence, it has been reported that eyesight of majority of old-age people have been put at risk.
Previous reports suggest that since last year there has been a down fall in the number of operations carried out in few areas. There has been a decline of 25% in these operations.
Findings in a research conducted by Royal National Institute of Blind People have raised concerns over the new restrictions brought into action by the NHS in England. It has been warned that the criteria set by the health service are harsher than national guidelines.
It has been reported that today the reports regarding the decline in the number of cataract operations being carried out, will be presented before the MPs. It has been recovered that the issue will be brought up as to why the numbers are cutting down, despite an ageing population?
Labor health spokesman Andy Burnham, who will raise the figures in Parliament, emphasized that the health service has taken this up as an economy strategy, that is to improve or stabilize their economical conditions, but least are they acknowledging that it would make situations worse, as untreated patients will demand of more care.
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