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Child Vision Screening

Request Description

I am working on behalf of the College of Optometrists and interested in finding out information relating to child vision screening for a public health project.

The National Screening Committee currently recommends that children aged 4 to 5 have their vision screened.

I would appreciate it if you could provide the information in the format of the below template.

I would like to know if your organisation:

  1. Currently provides - or directs another organisation/ partner to provide - vision screening to children aged 4 to 5? [please delete as appropriate]
  2. If Yes to question 1, approximately how many children in this age group do you screen annually? 

Percentage (%) of eligible population


  1. If Yes to question 1, approximately how many children that undergo vision screening are referred on for further investigations annually?​​

Percentage (%) of those screened

Request Date30 April 2015
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30 April 2015                                                              


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