Short cuts Free eye tests for elderly people reintroduced

Free eye tests for people aged over 60 were restored on 1 April, reversing the policy of the past 10 years. The Royal National Institute for the Blind estimates that 500,000 people could have their sight saved as a result. Health secretary Frank Dobson said restoring free eye tests was ...

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