The Cataract Pathway in LLR is as follows: NHS cataract pathway.
Please note, referrals are no longer faxed – they are now sent by secure NHS.net email.
If your practice has a Cataract contract with EMMS, please see below:
EMMS supports practices to deliver the pre and post-operative Cataract Service. At present these are legacy services, which are now using the EyeV platform to automate the referral process, making it paperless and more efficient.
EMMS pays £4.97 for a referral and £27.85 for post-op via the EyeV portal.
If you would like further information about this service, please email
To refer your patients to CHEC, you should refer via CHEC’s bespoke Electronic Patient Record (EPR) system.
Optometrists willing to participate in CHEC’s accredited post-operative scheme can input post-operative results to CHEC’s EPR. Automated invoice and payment of £65 per post-op will be issued to participating optometrists.
For more information on scheme accreditation, and to set your practice up on CHEC’s EPR portal, please contact email@example.com / 07751930484.
SpaMedica now have a contract with LLR. This means that while now working under contract, any referral to SpaMedica for cataract surgery for a patient who has a GP in NHS Leicester CCG should be referred to SpaMedica via the CCG pathway, which is via LLR / EMMS.
Referrals to LLR are sent via nhs.net email to – firstname.lastname@example.org
Referrals to EMMS are via the EMMS platform.
YAG referrals remain unchanged and may continue direct to provider –
Optoms accredited to the SpaMedica cataract community post-operative scheme can perform a patient’s Post-Op at their practice and SpaMedica pay £43 for this service on receipt of the Post-Op findings uploaded to their Medisoft portal.
Stoneygate Eye Hospital
Referrals to Stoneygate use the NHS cataract pathway.