Optician Awards: Shared care success

Emma White reports on how the NHS Wales University Eye Care Centre triumphed to take the Enhanced Optical Service Optician Award 2022

NHS Wales University Eye Care Centre (NWUECC), which is run by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB), scooped the Enhanced Optical Service Award at the Optician Awards 2022 for offering excellent enhanced services and primary care in the community. Gareth Bulpin, national architect for eye care digitisation at NHS Wales, says the Cardiff and Vale UHB team was ‘overjoyed’ to win the ‘prestigious’ award.  

‘I believe it is the first NHS organisation to have received such an attainment and industry recognition for our work, which is amazing,’ Bulpin says. 

The judging panel commended the Health Board for driving enhanced eye care services throughout the UK.  

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