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Community Health and Eyecare Ltd


About
   • Head Office : Community Health and Eyecare Ltd, 1-6 Star Building, Caxton Road,Fulwood Preston PR2 9BS
   • Website : http://www.communityeyecare.uk/

Services
They provide;
   •  Community Ophthalmology Service
   •  Cataract Surgery
   •  Laser Capsulotomies

Clinical Locations
Surgical services such as cataract surgery and laser capsulotomies are provided at:
   •  The Grange Medical Centre, Highfield Road, Hemsworth, WF9 4DP
Community Ophthalmology is provided at Hemsworth plus;
   •  Northgate Medical Centre, Skinner Lane, Pontefract WF8 1NF
   •  Trinity Medical Centre, Thornhill Street, Wakefield WF1 1PG


Referral
Optometrists can refer patients into either the community ophthalmology or cataract service using:
   •  NHS e-Referral Service (ERS)
   •  E-mail to 'chec.wakefield@nhs.net'
   •  Safe Haven Fax : 01722 703588

   •  By post to : Community Eyecare, Preston PR2 9BS

Referral restrictions
They do not provide urgent A&E care and children under 18 years are currently excluded. As there are also restrictions on what conditions can be referred under the Community Ophthalmology Service it is recommended that you read the downloadable clinical guidelines below.

Patient Transport
They provide a free door to door service just for surgical appointments without a geographical limit.

Post Cataract Documentation
When the post cataract assessment is completed by the optom they would use a bespoke portal where the post cataract form can be located and completed.

Contact
If you would like to speak to someone from Community Heath and Eyecare then please get in touch with Lucy Hardcastle who is their Client Relationship Officer for Wakefield and the surrounding area. Lucy can be contacted via;
   •  Email : lucy.h@chec.uk
   •  Telephone : 07487 435 031