|Opticians losing sight of a fair deal, warns MP
treatment and must be consulted, as their colleagues in Scotland and Wales were”.
Mr Bacon added: “Primary Care Trusts are already under massive financial strain with many facing huge deficits. Faced with new priorities on smoking, MRSA, obesity and sexual health, optometry is unlikely to be an immediate priority for many Trusts. That leaves local health bosses with two unpalatable choices: driving their deficits deeper or cutting provision”.
20 October 2005
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