CHEC Sheffield celebrates first cataract surgery

Community Health and Eye Care (CHEC) treated its first patient at its new Sheffield hospital, where patients can typically access cataract surgery in under four weeks.

Jeremy Holmes, 79, pictured second left, underwent cataract surgery at the hospital after waiting more than six months for treatment following diagnosis.

More than 50 patients have attended appointments at the state-of-the-art treatment centre in Sheffield Business Park since it opened in mid-September.

‘Patient choice and care are front and centre of our operations at CHEC, and we’ve developed a wide range of initiatives to make it easier for people to access the healthcare services they need,’ said CHEC commercial director Jose Bailey.

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