Cumbria and North East Local Eye Health Network (LEHN)

The Cumbria and North East Local Eye Health Network, LEHN, is a multidisciplinary, clinically led network. Its current membership includes Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, Orthoptists, GPs, voluntary sector organisations, Healthwatch and NHS England. It is chaired by Angela Henderson.


The network sits within NHS England Primary Care. It has a role in promoting eye health, addressing inequalities in care, promoting the need for and implementation of Eye Health Needs Assessments and it is uniquely placed to provide impartial clinical advice across the eye health primary care commissioning spectrum, including CCGs, NHS England and Local Authorities.


Details of current work and future plans can be viewed in the ‘Meeting in a Minute’ notes.