Participating in this HEALTH CoLab collaboration will enable you to redesign your ophthalmology pathway of care and provide you with the digital resources and support you need to increase capacity and reduce the costs.


Estimated Cost Savings Per Trust Per Year

Savings made from a 1% reduction in appointments


First-year return on investment 771%

The Benefits of Taking Part

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Reducing unnecessary outpatient appointments

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Better patient experience

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Reduce overall costs

Cost breakdown

Pathway Redesign Consultation & Implementation Programme


3D animation


Video production

Potential savings breakdown

Average no. of ophthalmology outpatient appointments


Cost savings at £90 per appointment (National Schedule of Reference Costs Year 2017 – 18 NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts)


Saving 1% of appointments


Return on £7,000 investment

Overall project cost
No. of collaborators
Cost per collaborator

Suggested Video Topics

  • Anatomy of the eye
  • How to prepare for an operation
  • What to expect from the operation
  • What to do/expect after the operation
  • Follow up appointments/virtual clinics
  • What is a........
  • Patient Decision Aid
  • Who am I videos - explaining the role of Ophthalmologists or Ophthalmology
  • Consent

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Timeline of the
project application process

Webinar Q&A

18 Dec

Deadline for Registering Interest

31 Jan

Project Start Date

10 Feb

Estimated Project End Date / Videos ready to share

29 May

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