Sheffield Local Optometric Committee

Primary Eyecare Acute Referral Scheme

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The purpose of a PEARS examination is to address the needs of the patient presenting with a condition that is suitable for management within primary eye care thus avoiding unnecessary referrals to hospital eye departments.

All GOS18 referrals should be sent to the

Single Point of Access (Ophthalmology referrals)
2nd Floor
Community House
Vickers Corridor
Northern General Hospital
Sheffield
S5 7AU
Fax – 0114 2715453
Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

The referral willl be triaged and referred to a PEARS accredited optometrist if the condition is appropriate for management within primary care.

Next Meeting:

Copthorne hotel,
Bramall La.,
Sheffield
S24SU

at 7.30pm Tuesday 26th June 2018

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