Welsh First Minister visits Cardiff university eye clinic

L-R: Prof Barbara Ryan, First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford, Prof Ian Weeks and Prof John Wild

First Minister of Wales Mark Drakeford visited Cardiff University’s eye care centre to see the collaboration between the school of optometry and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (CVUHB).

He held discussions with heads of the department, including Professor John Wild, Prof Barbara Ryan and Prof Ian Weeks, as well as representatives from CVUHB.

Prof Wild, head of the school of optometry and vision sciences at Cardiff University, said: ‘The university is delighted to have the continued support of the First Minister; working with the Welsh Government to improve eye healthcare services, reduce hospital waiting times and solidify Cardiff University as a leader of optometric education and research in Wales, the UK and internationally.’

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