News & Events
The following Practices are happy to provide eye examinations to young children and pre-school infants:-
Armstrongs opticians. Ridgeway.
Daybell & Choo Optometrists & Contact lens practitioners, Sharrowvale Rd.
MKO City Road, Herries Road,» Read this article…
GOS forms sent by ORDINARY mail should be sent to PO BOX 350, Darlington, DL1 9QN
GOS forms sent by SPECIAL DELIVERY mail should be sent to:- CDIS ( PCSE UNIT 1 ), Roundhouse Rd, Faverdale Ind. Est., Darlington. DL3 0UR. ( Thats zero U R » Read this article…
Local Medical retina expert , Ophthalmologist Mr Fahd Quhill in conjunction with OT CET
see the link
» Read this article…
General enquiries: 3050651 or 3050659
If you require » Read this article…
PRIMARY & COMMUNITY SERVICES
Single Point of Access
From Monday 24 March 2014 SPA has moved to:
The Northern General Hospital
Our telephone and fax numbers remain as before:
Tel: 0114 305» Read this article…
I’m sharing the following Press Release from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists highlighting a Sheffield Study authored by eye doctors in our department that has raised concerns that some classes of laser novelty products, can cause» Read this article…
The requirement to notify GPs after we do eye exams on diabetics and
glaucoma sufferers has just been » Read this article…
PLEASE NOTE : ALL cataract referrals from 1/4/13 are to be made via GOS 18 to SPA, preferably using the LOC produced document available in down loads » Read this article…
In the downloads section please find updated GOS referral forms to use – one is PDF to print out and fill in , the other can be typed » Read this article…
Helping your clients to go smokefree in the new year!
Want to support your clients to stop smoking as their new year’s resolution?
We can help!
Sheffield Stop Smoking Service has a city centre drop-in service at
39 Charles Street, off
The following was taken from an article by Ian Hutchison, Clinical practice pharmacist at SY&B clinical support unit
There appears to be a link between bisphosphonate use and an increased risk of UVEITIS and SCLERITIS.
Tuesday 27 th January
Monday 23 March
Tuesday 19 May
Monday 13 July
Tuesday 8 September
Monday 2 November
Tuesday 5 January » Read this article…
This is a drug used to manage Arthritis and connective tissue diseases, Rarely it may have an adverse affect on the macula. Patients on this medication should be examined as normal, without the need for an extended test. If a patient is sent» Read this article…
Please see the current schemes section for the latest amendments to the PRR scheme- there are important changes to the protocol and information for » Read this article…
Please note that when you are informing patients about supplements they can take for macular health that GPs can NOT now prescribe I-CAPS or any similar macular supplement on » Read this article…
When completing GOS 1 Forms (Application for an NHS Funded Sight Test) You should enter the date of the last sight test, either GOS or private.
The date of last sight test dictates when the patient will next be entitled to an NHS funded» Read this article…