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Provides a summary of sensory care services offered to people with poor eye health and hearing loss for April 2019 to March 2021.

This report summarises statistics in relation to primary care eye services (including the General Ophthalmic Service (GOS) and targeted Welsh eye care services such as the Eye Health Examination Wales (EHEW) and the Diabetic Eye Screening Wales), the Hospital Eye Service, sight impairment registration, certification and the Low Vision Service Wales and workforce. The report also includes statistics on the number of people suffering from hearing loss, using hearing aids and accessing hospital care for hearing related conditions.

These statistics help to monitor the delivery of current services and provide evidence from which current eye health and audiology policies based on and evaluated.

This report is updated every two years and contains the latest available data (not all data is available for both 2019-20 and 2020-21).

Background information is available in the quality report. All published tables and further data are available in linked spreadsheets or StatsWales tables.


Datasets and interactive tools

Sensory health (eye care and hearing statistics), April 2019 to March 2021: annex tables , file type: ODS, file size: 129 KB

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