Discipline of Ophthalmology

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To develop the Department of Ophthalmology into a high quality training and ophthalmic care unit adapting to the challenges of a changing environment


  • To provide, in a conscientious and compassionate way, the best possible ophthalmic care for our patients.
  • To undertake the training of postgraduate doctors academically, technically and ethically in Ophthalmology
  • To undertake undergraduate teaching of Ophthalmology
  • To assist in Nursing training in Ophthalmology


  • To provide patients with an Ophthalmological service based on professional standards
  • To provide regular and emergency services for the patients in our district and to provide outreach services to all the patients in our province
  • To provide and maintain high standards of care through objective analysis, review, evaluation and audit of the service
  • To develop a multi-disciplinary team approach
  • To enable patients and their carers to make informed choices by providing enough information
  • To encourage research in the department of Ophthalmology