Coronavirus

Please see below for information on Coronavirus from various sources. There are "Coronasvirus PDFs" and "Useful links" available either to the side of this (for computer viewing) or below (tablets/ipads/phones viewing). 

 

 **click here **  to purchase PPE through Primary Eyecare and LOCSU.

 

We advise, where possible, for members to follow national guidance for providing optical service. We appreciate this is changeable by the day. 

 

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with any queries and we will try our best to give up to date information and guidance. 

Please contact via E-mail: info@locrb.com 

 

Please contact your local Ophthalmology department to keep up-to-date with their advice for routine/urgent/emergency referrals (Please see "Barnsley Referral update 06/2020" link for the updated referral services letter from Miss Firan into Barnsley Hospital).   

 

** SpaMedica are accepting Urgent and Emergency referrals to help alleviate strain from the Ophthalmology depts and A&Es. Please phone SpaMedica on 0330 058 4280

 

** Please see the list (PDF attached: "COVID19 MECS OPEN PRACTICES") for Practices that are providing MECS appointments either via telephone consultations and/or face-to-face consultations. 

 

Primary Eyecare Services: 

http://www.primaryeyecare.co.uk/covid-19-guidance.html 

 

AOP:

https://www.aop.org.uk/advice-and-support/clinical/clinical-governance/novel-coronavirus-covid-19-advice/common-questions-about-coronavirus?utm_campaign=2625810_Covid-19%20%E2%80%93%20latest%20advice%20and%20guidance&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Association%20of%20Optometrists&dm_i=2E50,1KA36,8TTDE0,5AE6E,1 

 

College of Optometrist: 

https://www.college-optometrists.org/the-college/media-hub/news-listing/coronavirus-2019-advice-for-optometrists.html

 

NHS: 

https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/primary-care/ 

 

NHS Rotherham/Donacaster: 

https://www.rdash.nhs.uk/58548/coronavirus-update/ 

 

NHS Barnsley: 

https://www.barnsleyhospital.nhs.uk/covid-19-coronavirus/