Sharing the load, safely

One of the world’s most prestigious eye hospitals and ophthalmology training excellence, Moorfields in London, is poised to release further data on the success of its paramedical intravitreal (IVT) injection training programme and practice.

The new data will be published shortly and then released publicly, said Adam Mapani, Moorfields’ first ophthalmology nurse consultant. “It’s been very successful. When the injections were first made available, waiting time was something like eight weeks and now with nurses’ involvement, it’s about two weeks… and the safety outcomes have been absolutely amazing…

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