Extended Services in Salford & Trafford
Extended Services

Commissioned Extended Primary Eye Care Services in Salford & Trafford


  • Extended Services in Trafford

    Urgent Eye Conditions Service (CUES)

    If your practice does not participate in this service, then eye problems such as:

    • • Red or painful eye or eyelids
      • Recently occurring flashes and floaters
      • Recent and sudden loss of vision
      • Foreign body in the eye

    should be referred to one of the CUES accredited optometry practices.

    Full details and a practice search are available on the Primary Eyecare Services website CUES page here


    Trafford Cataract Referrals

    All cataracts referrals should be directed through the extended service pathway to ensure that the patient is counselled on the risks and benefits, meets the referral criteria and requires and wants surgery.

    As of 24th June 2020, the Trafford Coordination Centre (TCC) has closed. Work is underway to transfer the service to Primary Eyecare and Optomanager, but in the interim, referrals should be sent directly to the provider

    The Trafford referral form can be downloaded here:

    Download Trafford Cataract Referral Form June 2020

    The referral Guidance can be downloaded here:

    Download Trafford Cataract Referral Guidance June 2020

    Details of the new process can be downloaded here:

    Download New Trafford Cataract Referral Process June 2020

    Repeat Readings Service (Salford & Trafford)

    Patients with a pressure above the normal range should have the pressures repeated once or twice as necessary, as per the protocol for the CCG

    Various documents relating to the services can be found here:

    Download Form claim_summary.doc

    Download Form covering_letter_07jan10.doc

    Download Form ocular_hypertension_referral_refinement_scheme_claim_form__1_.doc

    Download Form oht_faqs_21jan10.doc

    Download Form optom_process_update_aug_2015.docx

    Download Form protocol_for_ocular_hypertension_referral_refinement_scheme_v2.doc

    Download Form pharm_and_optom_ccg_les_process_final.docx

    Download Form appendix_3_ccg_addresses_for_invoicing.doc

    Download Form appendix_1_proforma_template_for_ccg_les_claims.xls

    Learning Disabilities

    For information on the Learning Disabilities service and pathway, see the GMPEC website here:

    For further information see the GMPEC website.

    Learn MoreGMPEC Patients with Learning Disabilities
  • Extended Services in Salford

    Salford Cataract Referrals

    All cataracts referrals should be directed through the extended service pathway to ensure that the patient is counselled on the risks and benefits, meets the referral criteria and requires and wants surgery.

    The Salford referral form can be downloaded here:

    Download Form Salford Cataract Referral Form

    Repeat Readings Service (Salford & Trafford)

    Patients with a pressure above the normal range should have the pressures repeated once or twice as necessary, as per the protocol for the CCG

    Various documents relating to the services can be found here:

    Download Form claim_summary.doc

    Download Form covering_letter_07jan10.doc

    Download Form ocular_hypertension_referral_refinement_scheme_claim_form__1_.doc

    Download Form oht_faqs_21jan10.doc

    Download Form optom_process_update_aug_2015.docx

    Download Form protocol_for_ocular_hypertension_referral_refinement_scheme_v2.doc

    Download Form pharm_and_optom_ccg_les_process_final.docx

    Download Form appendix_3_ccg_addresses_for_invoicing.doc

    Download Form appendix_1_proforma_template_for_ccg_les_claims.xls

    Learning Disabilities

    For information on the Learning Disabilities service and pathway, see the GMPEC website here:

    For further information see the GMPEC website.

    Learn MoreGMPEC Patients with Learning Disabilities

    The Salford referral form can be downloaded here:

    Download Form Salford Cataract Referral Form