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Devon Ophthalmic Referral Standard

Devon Ophthalmic Referral Standard 2016

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Choroidal Naevus referrals

See below guidance on Choroidal Neavus referrals Choroidal Naevus referrals

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COVID-19 A D V I C E

Lateral flow antigen testing in primary care Update (18/12/2020): Lateral Flow Antigen Testing in Primary Care Support documents: Leaflet – […]

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Devon LOC – GDPR Privacy Policy

LOC – GDPR Privacy policy FINAL 2018

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Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine

The CCGs are working towards establishing a service to monitor for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. We have attached, for your information, a […]

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Referral Guidelines

Referral Guidelines for Plymouth, Exeter, North Devon and Torbay Referral guidelines for Devon (updated June 2020): Devon Ophthalmology Referral Guidelines […]

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NHS Advice


PCSE (Primary Care Support England) – Important Information

PCSE (Primary Care Support England) – Important Information and contact details   The national engagement team has now been replaced […]

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NHS England South West (South) Eye Health Team

  NHS England South West (South) Eye Health Team,   Peninsula House, Kingsmill Road, Tamar View Industrial Estate, Saltash, PL12 6LE […]

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New Guidance – NHS England OTC Information

NHS England guidance to reduce prescribing of ‘over the counter’ medicines for minor health conditions In March, NHSE launched their […]

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Application for NHS Email Address

To apply for access to an nhs.net mail account you need to first contact the NHS England Area team using […]

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Accessible Information Standard

Legal Requirement from 31 July 2017 The Accessible Information Standard tells organisations how they should make sure that disabled people […]

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Mandatory NHS England Contract Forms and Information

Application forms and information for a contract to provide ophthalmic services (Mandatory Services ie: Optician Practices) For more information contact […]

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Low Vision Guide for GPs

Sight loss is an increasing health concern in the UK. With an ageing population, the number of people with eye […]

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Plymouth Royal Eye Infirmary (REI) – Urgent Care Referrals

The Royal Eye Infirmary (REI) in Plymouth have revised their procedure for urgent referrals. This will operate: 08.30am-18.00pm Monday to […]

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Formulary Treatment for Dry Eyes – NEW Devon CCG Guidance

NEW Devon Clinical Commissioing Group have recently produced some formulary treatment guidance on dry eyes – see this information here: formulary […]

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Meibomian Cyst Policy

A supporting CRG has been developed by the planned care clinical leads to support understanding of the policy and referral, […]

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Useful Forms


The Devon Formulary and Referral

The Devon Formulary and Referral website lets you search either North & East Devon or South & West, click here […]

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Cataract Referral Forms

Please see below downloadable referral forms specifically for cataract(taking into account current cataract criteria for Devon): Cataract Referral Form Meets […]

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Devon Cataract Referral Criteria

Devon Cataract Referral Criteria (The policy will be implemented on the 19th of October 2015- additional supporting documents below): Before a […]

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NHS Mandatory Contract Forms

Application Forms for NHS Mandatory Optometry Contract Mandatory Contract Form A – Individual or Partnership Mandatory Contract Form A – […]

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NHS Mail Application Protocol

Process for application for an NHS Email Account for Optician Practices NHS Mail Account Protocol  

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Referrals Proformas

Referrals Forms for Devon (Plymouth, Exeter, North Devon and Torbay) Referral Form Devon (Paper version) Emergency Conditions Urgent Conditions Referral […]

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