Glaucoma Repeat Readings Service Mandated

15 September 2020

Primary Eyecare Services (PES) and NTW LOC are pleased to announce that the Glaucoma Repeat Readings service (GRR) will switch onto the national PES GRR module from 1st September 2020.

This will allow the capture of repeat readings for both IOP and field defects.

This service will become a mandatory with rasied IOPs or suspicious fields. Patients will need to be examined within the service prior to referral. Any patient seen at a non participating practice needs to be directed to participating practice prior to referral.

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