Cataract referrals

Referrals from Salford Optometrists are now being accepted by Warrington and Wigan Hospitals, using current stationery ( as well as Bolton)

Fees are claimed from LASCA in the normal manner.


The contact details for Warrington Hospital are:-

Address: Ophthalmology Primary Care Clinic

Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Lovely Lane



Fax No: 01925 662209 – If the Optometrist is faxing the referral a hard copy is also required.



And for Wigan Hospital:-

Address: Ophthalmology New Appointments

Royal Albert Edward Infirmary
Wigan Lane

Fax No: 01942 773308

Scanned Referrals can also be sent via email to

Referrals to the Royal Albert Edward will have the assessment and pre-op in Wigan but the actual surgery will be carried out at Leigh Infirmary.



Royal Bolton Hospital 
Minerva Road 
Bolton BL4 0JR




Private hospitals    providing NHS surgery


Optegra Manchester Eye Hospital
One Didsbury Point 2 The Avenue (off The Boulevard), Didsbury, Manchester, M20 2EU

Phone: 0808 149 9557
Fax: 01483 90 30 99



Spa Medica Citygate Central,

Blantyre Street, Castlefield,
Manchester, M15 4SQ  

Phone: 0161 838 0870
Fax: 0161 835 1704