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Table 3 Clinical management outcomes of patients accessing the Primary Eyecare Acute Referral Service (PEARS) and the Wales Eye Health Examination (WEHE) service

From: Demographics, referral patterns and management of patients accessing the Welsh Eye Care Service

  Total number (%) Total number, WEHE only (%) Total number, PEARS only (%)
No further action 640 (27.8 %) 265 (51.9 %) 375 (20.9 %)
Monitor by optometrist or OMP 997 (43.3 %) 168 (32.9 %) 829 (46.3 %)
Refer to HES 367 (15.9 %) 52 (10.2 %) 316 (17.6 %)
Refer to GP 168 (7.3 %) 14 (2.7 %) 154 (8.6 %)
Inform GP 1223 (53.1 %) 222 (43.4 %) 1001 (55.9 %)