A CROSS-bay service is continuing to support people in Lancaster, Barrow and Kendal, with eye conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Eye Clinic Liaison Officer service is based in the Macular Clinic at Westmorland General Hospital and also offers a service at Furness General Hospital. T

The ECLO service is helping to support people via telephone and email whilst abiding with social distancing guidelines that have been put in place by the Government.

The service offers patients information about conditions and emotional support, advice about different equipment including magnifiers, lighting and reading and writing aids and help to obtain transport to and from appointments, if possible, during the pandemic.

The service usually runs Monday to Wednesday from 8.30am to 4.30pm. A message service is available through Jackie.Bateman@mbht.nhs.uk.