NHS EyeCare Service/MECS in Coventry and Warwickshire
The NHS EyeCare Service is a local eye care service commissioned in the Coventry and Rugby area only. In South Warwickshire, MECS is commissioned and accredited through CHEC. These service has been developed to provide treatment for common eye conditions such as red, sore or dry eyes and IOP refinement.
Coventry and Rugby
Only patients with a Coventry/Rugby GP can be seen through the NHS EyeCare Service. Certain optometric practices across Coventry and Rugby have been approved to treat patients under this pathway. These opticians are shown below in the image.
To provide MECS within South Warwickshire, practices need to be accredited with CHEC to provide the extended ophthalmic services and MECS. Otherwise, you can refer on to a local accredited Optometrist by uploading your referral to the CHEC portal where it will be triaged and directed appropriately.