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  • Picture of the building where SpaMedica Worcester is based.

    Now open in Worcester: new SpaMedica eye hospital welcomes NHS patients

    27 / 03 / 24

    Residents from across Herefordshire and Worcestershire can choose to be treated at new SpaMedica hospital, benefiting from appointments in just four to eight weeks. A brand new, state-of-the-art eye hospital has opened its doors in Worcester, welcoming NHS patients from across Herefordshire and Worcestershire who require cataract surgery…

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    Top 5 Vitamins for Maintaining Good Eye Health, According to Ophthalmologists

    27 / 03 / 24

    The benefits of ensuring specific vitamins, minerals, and nutrients are included in your diet are countless. These are not only essential for overall health and wellbeing, but also for supporting eye health and vision. The most common eye conditions affected by poor nutrition include cataracts, Age-Related Macular Degeneration…

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    New eye hospital in Dalston offers NHS cataract surgery in just 4-8 weeks

    26 / 03 / 24

    Patients to benefit from high-quality care and significantly reduced waiting times at latest SpaMedica hospital A brand-new eye hospital has opened its doors in Dalston, bringing care closer to home for patients who live in Hackney and the surrounding areas. Specialising in NHS cataract surgery, SpaMedica Dalston offers…

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    SpaMedica achieves its 13th ‘Outstanding’ CQC rating

    11 / 03 / 24

    All 35 SpaMedica hospitals inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have been rated as ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’, consolidating the company’s reputation as a leading provider of NHS cataract surgery. SpaMedica’s hospitals in Doncaster and Newcastle-under-Lyme are the latest to receive the CQC’s highest rating, taking the total…

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    Life-threatening sepsis infection prompts Colchester resident to have ‘amazing’ cataract surgery

    23 / 02 / 24

    For the first time in over 20 years, retiree – and cancer survivor – Audley Byfield is enjoying clear vision without glasses. As a former electronics technician, Audley has always understood the importance of looking after his eyes – but it was only after a life-threatening sepsis infection…

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    Haydock is home to new SpaMedica eye hospital

    23 / 02 / 24

    A new, state-of-the-art eye hospital has opened its doors in Haydock, St Helens, welcoming NHS patients who require cataract surgery and YAG laser capsulotomy. The newest addition to the SpaMedica family – one of the country’s leading providers of NHS eye services – is located at The Parks….

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    New SpaMedica eye hospital opens in Colchester

    13 / 02 / 24

    Residents of North East Essex and Suffolk can now access NHS cataract surgery and YAG laser capsulotomy closer to home, thanks to a new, state-of-the-art eye hospital opened by SpaMedica in Colchester. The newest addition to the SpaMedica family – the country’s leading independent provider of NHS eye…

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    Grandmother-of-11 Rose praises ‘magic’ NHS cataract surgery for transforming her life

    24 / 01 / 24

    A grandmother of 11 who was forced to retire due to failing sight and ill health says she ‘can’t believe the difference in herself’ following ‘magic’ NHS cataract surgery at SpaMedica. Rose Callcott (68) had become increasingly concerned by changes in her vision. She explained: “Over several months,…

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    Glaucoma – what you need to know

    18 / 12 / 23

    It’s estimated that more than 700,000 people in the UK have glaucoma, and this figure is likely to increase by 18% over the next decade, according to Glaucoma UK – in part due to an ageing population and more people being diagnosed.   Glaucoma can affect anyone, although prevalence…

  • Image of SpaMedica Truro, taken from outside the main entrance

    SpaMedica Truro welcomes NHS patients

    20 / 11 / 23

    NHS patients based in Cornwall can now have cataract surgery at SpaMedica’s new, state-of-the-art eye hospital in Truro. SpaMedica – one of the country’s leading providers of NHS eye health services – offers cataract surgery and YAG laser capsulotomy and is helping to cut waiting times for residents…

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    World leading ophthalmology experts join line-up at free optometry summit in Bristol

    17 / 11 / 23

    Up to 12 CPD points on offer as SpaMedica hosts its 2023 Optometry Conference at The Bristol Pavilion on 26 November Optometrists have the opportunity to upskill and hear insights from world leading eye health experts, with free spaces still available at SpaMedica’s 2023 Optometry Conference, taking place…

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    Cricket fan Tony credits cataract surgery at SpaMedica with improving his mental health

    15 / 11 / 23

    A retired businessman from Derbyshire says his wellbeing and ‘every aspect of life’ has been transformed following NHS cataract surgery. Tony Mills, 65, from Crich, had experienced ‘changing’ eyesight for several years and took drops for ocular hypertension. Yet he noticed that his eyes were deteriorating further, and…