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
Please use the following referral form and send to the patients GP.