Rochdale Ophthalmology CATS
Information for referrers

How to refer a patient to Rochdale Ophthalmology CATS

Patient Requirements

It’s easy to refer a patient to Rochdale Ophthalmology CATS.

Before doing so, please check the following referral criteria:

  • Patients must be 18 years old or over

  • Patients must not require a general anaesthetic

How to refer a patient to Rochdale Ophthalmology CATS

  • via email to CUK.communitydiagnostics-generalenquiry@nhs.net
  • via the NHS e-Referral Service (our preferred method)

  • by fax to 01706 650533

  • by post to: Rochdale Ophthalmology Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service, Croft Shifa Health Centre, Belfield Rd, Rochdale, OL16 2UP

If you are posting or faxing a referral, please detail the patient’s medical history and any other relevant information that you feel would be beneficial for the consultant at the centre to know.

What's new at Rochdale Ophthalmology CATS

Our news

A year of fundraising for our charity partner Bowel Cancer UK

A year of fundraising for our charity partner Bowel Cancer UK

November 29 2019

To kick off the partnership in October 2018 we donated an amazing £10,000 and from a range of fundraising throughout the year made a grand total of £14,268.00.B

Read more >

Q&A with Afiniki Akanet as part of Black History Month

Q&A with Afiniki Akanet as part of Black History Month

October 30 2019

Black History Month is a celebration of achievements and contributions by the black community that is celebrated worldwide.

Read more >

Black History Month 2019

Black History Month 2019

October 30 2019

As Black History Month comes to a close this week, we would like to highlight some of the amazing Black and Asian health workers that have made a difference in

Read more >

Health news

Is bunion pain getting in the way of your life?

Is bunion pain getting in the way of your life?

January 22 2020

Bunions can have a negative effect on your day to day life, making it hard to walk and wear shoes which are tight to your feet. A bunion is a bony lump tha

Read more >