is unique to Wales and aims to detect eye problems in susceptible people, to enable early assessment of acute eyesight problems and to provide a low vision service that is accessible for all.
'Eye Health Examinations' will build on WECI
and will include new categories, such as dry AMD monitoring and postoperative cataract examinations.
Few people outside Wales know exactly what the Welsh Eye Care Initiative (WECI
) really consists of.
The Minister announced that three regional optometric advisers would be appointed and although a contract for optometrists was not available within current resources, a review of the current Wales Eye Care Initiative (WECI
) was taking place, along with the publication of an Eye Care Policy for Wales.
Minister Lesley Griffiths said: "The Welsh Government's continued commitment to fund WOPEC's work to implement the Wales Eye Care Initiative (WECI
) means eye patients across Wales can get the best treatment.
Speaking of all things edible, here comes the analogy, our bread of heaven, our optical feast, the devolved Government's dish of the day is the Welsh Eye Care Initiative (WECI
Examples of optometrists, who might typically he expected to meet these criteria, include those with experience in Hospital Eye Services, Specialist General Practice, Grampian Eye Health Care, Glasgow Integrated Eyecare Services (GIES), Welsh Eye Care Initiative (WECI
) and Patient Group Directives.