equipment boost presented to Burnham-On-Sea's hospital
Friends of Burnham-On-Sea Hospital have donated nearly £17,000
to buy a new slit lamp for the hospital's Ophthalmic department.
equipment, a BI 900 Haag-Streit slit lamp, has been presented to
the team at the War Memorial Hospital in Burnham's Love Lane.
kit will help staff to diagnose and treat a wide range of ophthalmic
conditions among patients.
Spilsbury, Chairman of The Friends Of Burnham Hospital, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The Friends have spent just under £17,000 to provide
the solution by purchasing the BI 900 Haag-Streit slit lamp, which
is the very latest technology."
slit lamps are integral to the diagnosis and treatment of multiple
ophthalmic conditions in clinics all over the UK."
BI 900 compliments Haag-Streits existing slit lamp imaging
products and allows clinical findings to be digitally captured at
every step along the patient care pathway."
at the hospital were using old equipment to treat and diagnose ophthalmic
conditions which were not as up to date as Weston and Musgrove Park
new light will make a real difference to the staff and how they
treat patients in the future."
are thrilled to have been able to give the department the equipment
it so desperately needed."
Bernard Spilsbury, Chairman of The Friends Of Burnham Hospital,
with Consultant Ophthalmologist, Mrs Herbert explaining the New