Direct Cataract Referral
Direct Cataract Referral with Choice
Practitioners are recommended to use the Cataract Referral Pathway for your patients who would like Cataract Referral.
A full eye examination is undertaken to ensure patient suitability for a cataract operation. Should the patient be suitable, then full choice of provider is discussed with the patient.
*NOTE* PUPIL DILATION is not required if you are able to achieve a good fundus view.
Under the Any Qualified Provider (AQP) scheme, patients are able to choose from a variety of providers throughout England. In Bradford and Airedale the main ones include:
Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford
Airedale General Hospital, Steeton
Optegra Yorkshire Eye Hospital, Apperley Bridge
Yorkshire Clinic, Bingley
**SpaMedica, Eccleshill, Bradford
**The SpaMedica POST CATARACT fee is payable upon completion of their accreditation and claimed directly from SpaMedica.
Please use the following referral form and send to the patients GP.