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General Ophthalmic Services Statistics

Information detailed below is derived from the General Ophthalmic payment system. It includes all health service ophthalmic activity carried out in Northern Ireland by primary care ophthalmic practitioners and submitted to BSO for payment. This information does not include any ophthalmic activity delivered by Trust based ophthalmic services or any activity carried out privately.

Responsible Statistician:

Jennifer McCrea

Jennifer.McCrea@hscni.net

 

Current Annual Publication

Date published: 15th June 2023

Date of next release: June 2024

If you have issues accessing the information, it can also be found on the gov.uk site.

Presents information on ophthalmic activity carried out by general ophthalmic practitioners in Northern Ireland.  It details information on the number of primary care ophthalmic practitioners in Northern Ireland along with the number of sight tests, vouchers, repairs/replacements carried out and submitted to BSO for payment during the financial year.

PDF Icon  FPS General Ophthalmic Services Statistics for Northern Ireland 2022/23
Excel Icon Annual 2022/23 Ophthalmic Statistics Tables
Zip File Icon  FPS General Ophthalmic Statistics For Northern Ireland – 2022/23 Sight Tests, Vouchers and Repairs Activity
PDF Icon  FPS General Ophthalmic Services Statistics Infographic 2022/23
PDF Icon  FPS General Ophthalmic Services Statistics Pre Release Access List

 

Quarterly Ophthalmic Statistics

Date published: 8th February 2024

Date of next release: June 2024

If you have issues accessing the information, it can also be found on the gov.uk site.

This quarterly series is a subset of the annual information with data provided for selected key tables. The quarterly updates within a year should be treated as provisional and may be revised when figures are finalised to produce the end of year annual report.

PDF Icon FPS General Ophthalmic Services Statistics Quarterly Update: To QE December 2023
Excel Icon FPS General Ophthalmic Services Statistics Quarterly Tables: To QE December 2023

 

Quality Documentation

Listed below are various documents to support the publication of FPS Ophthalmic Statistics.

PDF Icon  FPS Ophthalmic Background Quality Report
PDF Icon  FPS Ophthalmic Quality Assurance of Administrative Data Report

 

Interactive Maps and Charts

We have capability of providing mapping and interactive analysis within the unit. Below examples have been produced using R Studio. These examples open in a separate browser window, they may take a while to load on certain browsers.



Previous publications

Previous publications for 2017/18 – 2023/24

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