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19/06/2018 |

What is orthoptics? We study your vision, eye movements and your ability to use your eyes as a pair. We treat all ages – from babies to the elderly. We take referrals from: Ophthalmologists GPs Optometrists Paediatricians Neurologists Other professionals When you visit us, we will take a detailed medical and eye history and we will perform an… Read more »

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12/12/2018 |

Please note: Following the closure of Essex County Hospital, these services will be transferred to the Primary Care Centre (PCC) from Wednesday 28th November 2018 . Please click here for travel information for the PCC. Optometry Department We provide clinics at Colchester Primary Care Centre, Ipswich hospital, Clacton Hospital and Harwich Hospital. Our service We provide visual rehabilitation… Read more »

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Occupational Therapy

20/06/2018 |

Our service We help people to become more able to carry out activities they are unable to do as a result of illness or disability. We work with you as an individual, assessing what you need to maximize your independence whilst keeping you safe. R.E.A.C.T We run this service to assess people to help make… Read more »

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Older People’s Medicine

20/06/2018 |

Our service Older People’s Medicine focuses on supporting frail older patients, both in hospital and throughout the community.  We help people with many conditions, including: Movement disorders Dementia Frailty Delirium Complex care Orthogeriatrics (caring for the older person with bone problems)

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01/06/2018 |

What are orthotics? Orthotics are pieces of equipment such as: insoles braces splints Our service helps adults and children who are: recovering from an injury living with a lifelong condition Orthotics can help improve your quality of life.

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