Routine referral guidelines – Waltham Forest


  • The usual route for all referrals is via GP (GOS 18 or Equivalent).


  • For a suspected glaucoma referral. This can be referred directly to the community glaucoma service (Complete Community Eyecare):

The service is open for new suspect glaucoma patients which can be sent via GOS 18/ letter via NHS email.


Email referrals to or contact Nilpa for referral forms or fax service.


  • For MECS there is a service provided by some participating practices in the area. This way you are able to refer a MECS patients to another practice in the area.


Details are found here: