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Wakefield Ophthalmology Provider Waiting Times
 
Below is a summary of waiting times for the various services offered by our local providers. These typical times should be taken as a guide only as in the present difficult situation with COVID-19, waiting times can change very quickly. Data obtained on 28th October 2020 (Further update shortly)

Provider
Community Ophthalmology
(First Appointment)
Cataract
(1st Appointment)
Cataract
(Time to surgery)
Capsulotomy
(1st Appointment)
Capsulotomy
(Treatment)
Orthoptics
(1st Appointment)
Mid Yorkshire
Hospital Trust
 From 7 weeks *
(Depends on condition)
 10 weeks
 12-14 weeks
 12 weeks
 12 weeks
 4 weeks
Community Health
& Eyecare Ltd
1-2 weeks
1-2 weeks
2-4 weeks
1-2 weeks
3-5 weeks
Not available
New Medical Systems Ltd
Service not yet active
Service not yet active
Service not yet active
Service not yet active
Service not yet active
Not available
Operose Health
2 weeks
3 weeks
4-5 weeks
Not available
Not available
Not available
Phoenix Health Solutions
2 weeks
2 weeks
2-4 weeks
2 weeks
2 weeks
Not available
SpaMedica
4 weeks
2-4 weeks
4-8 weeks
2-4 weeks
4-8 weeks
Not available

* Because of the wide range of services provided by Mid Yorkshire, below is a more comprehensive breakdown of typical waiting times for various treatments and specialties. Due to the COVID responsibilities of the NHS Trust, these will to a certain extent depend on the progression of the COVID19 virus pandemic in the population.

  AMD Ophthalmology   Time to first appointment No wait
  Cataract   Time to assessment 10 weeks   
  Corneal   Time to first appointment 12 weeks
  Nurse-led Lacrimal Clinic   Time to first appointment No wait
  Glaucoma   Time to first appointment 14 weeks
  Medical Retina   Time to first appointment 14 weeks
  Minor Operations   Time to first appointment No wait
  Neuro Ophthalmology   Time to first appointment 12 weeks
  Oculoplasics   Time to first appointment 8 weeks
  Ophthalmology   Time to first appointment 7 weeks
  Orthoptics   Time to first assessment 4 weeks
  Orthoptic Optometrist   Time to appointment 6 weeks
  Paediatricas   Time to first appointment 8 weeks
  YAG Laser   Time to appointment / treatment 12 weeks

Last Updated : 28th Oct 2020