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Practice Plus Group Ophthalmology


How to make a referral

Patient requirements

It’s easy to refer a patient to Practice Plus Group Ophthalmology. In order to be referred to us for treatment, the patient must:

How to refer a patient

You can refer via NHS email on the following address: CUK.communitydiagnostics-generalenquiry@nhs.net

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

Referring a patient to our AMD service

To refer a patient to us, you can use several different options:


Via ERS: We now receive referrals via a RAS (Referral Assessment Service) on ERS, which allows ophthalmologists and GPs to refer in to us without booking an appointment. As a result of the above, searching on ERS the AMD service will be shown as a ‘Triage Request’ service, rather than an ‘Appointment Request’ service. The RAS is published on the secondary care menu on ERS, so it is open to anybody at all to make a referral into the service.

The RAS names are in the following format:

Via fax: 0330 094 6635

Via email: practiceplusgrp.macular@nhs.net

Via your local optometrist referral network e.g. Opera, Evolutio.

North West

Via ERS: RAS name: Macular RAS – Practice Plus Group Ophthalmology, North West – NTPAE

Via email: practiceplusgrp.northwestmacular@nhs.net

Via fax: 01706 638 594

Via your local optometrist referral network e.g. Opera, Evolutio.


We pride ourselves on our fast and effective referral systems. We offer 100% of our patients an appointment within 72 hours of receiving their first referral.

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