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.

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