North West Macular Service
Treatment at the North West Macular Service in Preston

Welcome to North West Macular Service

We provide treatment for macular conditions to patients across the North West of England. Delivered by Care UK and local consultant group, Manchester Consultants Eye Partnership (MCEP), our services are the highest performing in the UK, and we are the only provider to achieve clinical trial outcomes at CCG-scale.

We only treat NHS patients and are passionate about creating an exceptional experience and clinical outcome for all NHS patients. We are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of quality in all aspects of our service, and provide a full range of hospital services. We believe in treating patients as quickly as possible, so that patients recover faster, have better outcomes and so that we play our part in reducing overall healthcare costs.

As a result, our CCG-scale outcomes in Wet AMD are the best in the UK. 99% of patients recommend the service and over 98% rate us as 10/10.

What conditions do we treat?

We specialise in the treatment of suspected Wet AMD (age-related macular degeneration).

Patients are seen by both specialist macular nurses and doctors, and care is overseen by an experienced consultant surgeon who is an expert in the treatment of macular and retinal disease. Patients are referred to the service by GPs, optometrists and hospitals. If you feel that you would like to be treated by us, please call 0333 321 8844 and we will discuss your condition, and how you may access our care.

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Q&A with Afiniki Akanet as part of Black History Month

Q&A with Afiniki Akanet as part of Black History Month

October 30 2019

Black History Month is a celebration of achievements and contributions by the black community that is celebrated worldwide.

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Black History Month 2019

Black History Month 2019

October 30 2019

As Black History Month comes to a close this week, we would like to highlight some of the amazing Black and Asian health workers that have made a difference in

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Research shows 1 in 5 awaiting a hip replacement are in ‘extreme pain or discomfort’

Research shows 1 in 5 awaiting a hip replacement are in ‘extreme pain or discomfort’

September 11 2019

New research from the University of Edinburgh has disproved the perception that pain from hip and knee arthritis is only mildly discomforting and that surgery i

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Health news

Try going meat-free once a week and feel the benefits

Try going meat-free once a week and feel the benefits

November 13 2019

The world’s total meat consumption stands at more than 300 million metric tonnes per year, having risen from seven million in the 1960s.

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