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Cataract Referrals

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.

 


EMMS

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
adam@emmshealthcare.co.uk .


CHEC

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 carlene.m@chec.uk / 07751930484.


SpaMedica

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 – triageteam@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Referrals to EMMS are via the EMMS platform.

YAG referrals remain unchanged and may continue direct to provider – spamedica.referrals@nhs.net

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.

 


CATARACT REFERRAL FORM

CATARACT POST-OP FORM (PDF)               CATARACT POST-OP FORM (EXCEL)


APPROVED REFERRAL PATHWAY

CATARACT THRESHOLDS


PATIENT LEAFLET (page 1)         PATIENT LEAFLET (page 2)

PATIENT YELLOW CARD (front)        PATIENT YELLOW CARD (back)