Rochdale Ophthalmology CATS
Rochdale Ophthalmology CATS

Welcome to Rochdale Ophthalmology Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service (CATS)

We’re here to provide high quality, fast and convenient assessment and treatment services for you if you live in Rochdale and are experiencing eye-related problems.

Rochdale Ophthalmology CATS is commissioned by Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale CCG and operated by Care UK, an independent company that provides services to NHS patients. We have an impressive track record in patient care and clinical success. Find out more.

What services do we offer at Rochdale Ophthamology CATS?

We are committed to high quality care, and our range of assessment and treatment services includes:

  • Glaucoma service
  • Pre-operative assessments
  • Cataract surgery
  • Post-operative cataract assessment
  • Oculoplastics
  • One Stop Minor Operation Service
  • Laser service for Glaucoma and Post Cataracts
  • Surgery for retinal diseases
  • Fast track macula degeneration service
  • Medical retina service
  • Urgent referrals accepted from GPs or optometrists
  • Domiciliary visits for existing glaucoma patients
  • Experienced NHS consultants & ophthalmic nurses

What are the average treatment and recovery time?

We aim to help patients see a consultant and have any diagnostics tetst during the same visit, where possible - helping you to feel better, faster.

Furthermore we aim to complete each episode of care within four to six weeks, potentially leading to shorter treatment and recovery times.

Where can you find us?

You can find us at the Croft Shifa Health Centre in Rochdale. For the full address details, please click here.


What to do if the service you received has not met your expectations?

We aim to provide a caring, high quality service and are always pleased to receive your feedback, both positive and negative. However, we recognise that we don’t always get it right. If the service you received has not met your expectations then we would like to know why. Download the feedback guide and let us know your concern.

Download our how to make a complaint guide

What's new at Rochdale Ophthalmology CATS

Our news

It's ODP Day!

It's ODP Day!

May 14 2020

Charlie Howard, Operating Department Practitioner at Southampton Treatment Centre, got in touch to educate us on today’s ODP Day (14th May). Here she tells us what it means to be an ODP.

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A message from Jim Easton, Chief Executive of Care UK Healthcare

A message from Jim Easton, Chief Executive of Care UK Healthcare

March 26 2020

I hope you are keeping well through this unprecedented and uncertain time in which we find ourselves.

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