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Advanced ophthalmic nursing practice: a pilot study results which demonstrates quality in the areas of patient satisfaction, cost and outpatient waiting time.

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Why is it important?

This article is important as it demonstrates suitably trained nurses can provide high quality ophthalmic consultation with care, diagnosis and management on par with a doctor. With the acquirement of new skills, areas of practice should be evaluated to assess quality improvement.

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Writing this article really caused me to reflect on the reason I believe this work should be shared. I did not only set out to highlight the work I do but to inspires a future generation of nurses to lead in the diagnosis and management of various condition. It was also a pleasure to have co-authors who shared my vision and agreed to be apart of the journey.

Nicola Dunlop

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This page is a summary of: Pilot study of a nurse-led adult lacrimal clinic at a tertiary ophthalmic centre, British Journal of Nursing, December 2020, Mark Allen Group, DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2020.29.22.1341.
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