Our services

Newmedica provide ophthalmology services in a number of CCGs across the country, delivering a range of services including cataract, glaucoma, oculoplastic and lacrimal surgeries; YAG laser capsulotomy and peripheral iridotomy and medical retinal services. As well as:

  • First appointments within 4 weeks for all patients
  • 1-stop appointments for quick access to care for patients
  • Local consultant-led and delivered service
  • 99% overall satisfaction from patients
    (Newmedica customer satisfaction survey April 16 – Jan 17)

Referral process

For optometrists: Send a letter to patients’ GP with GOS18 requesting onward referral via ERS

For GPs and Referral Centres: Referral form to Newmedica with GOS18 by post or secure fax 020 7924 6262 or email to [email protected]

Cataract and oculoplastic referrals to be assessed against local criteria.

service locations

Reasons to refer to Newmedica

  • Consultant delivered service
  • All referrals triaged by a Consultant Ophthalmologist
  • 98% of first appointments within 4 weeks
  • Cataract surgery within 8 weeks of referral
  • 2-stop appointment for minor oculoplastic or YAG laser
  • Full diagnostic suite including HFA, OCT, and biometry
  • A dedicated and fully equipped ophthalmology suite
  • Easy booking for you and your patients via e-Referral

Exclusion criteria

  • BMI>40, weight>160kg and unable to transfer independently
  • Active exposed skin infection
  • Uncontrolled hypertension – persistent diastolic >100mmHg
  • Indwelling defibrillators
  • MI or CVA within 3 months of surgery
  • Poorly controlled diabetes – BS >20
  • MRSA Positive

Newmedica – part of the Specsavers group

Newmedica is part of the Specsavers group. To find out more about Specsavers NHS Enhanced Optical Services and Adult Audiology services, visit specsavers.co.uk/eye-health/healthcare-professional