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WEEKDAYS 09:00 to 17:00 hours (but excluding Public Holidays) phone Eye Clinic on 01463 705523. Senior Ophthalmology Nurses will triage the referral and offer a suitable appointment or provide management advice. If given an appointment email the completed Ophthalmology Referral Form to: firstname.lastname@example.org
OUT OF HOURS - from 08:00 to 09:00 and 17:00 to 20:00 on weekdays or 08:00 to 20:00 Saturday and Sunday - discuss very urgent cases with the on-call Ophthalmologist.
OVERNIGHT (20:00 to 08:00) follow the Ophthalmology Emergency Protocols
For cases which need soon Ophthalmology involvement (but not out of hours) use e-mail referral:
Please note the e-mail is not checked on Saturday or Sunday mornings. Therefore if a patient is seen overnight on Friday or Saturday and requires an Ophthalmology review the following morning please:
Click here for the referral form
SNELLEN EYESIGHT CHART (3M, A4)
The below chart should be printed onto A4 paper.
Please click here to view and print the Snellen Chart.
Management will depend whether GP is seeing patient in a peripheral hospital or in the community AND distance from Raigmore:
Last reviewed: 30 September 2019
Next review: 30 September 2022
Author(s): Ophthalmology Review Group
Approved By: TAM Subgroup of ADTC
Reviewer Name(s): Consultant Ophthalmologist
Document Id: TAM429