Please see the relevant sections on this page for processes of specific referrals in Rotherham.
Routine Referrals (other than Cataracts) should be sent on a GOS18 or equivalent, to the patient's GP with the envelope clearly marked 'Optometry Referral'
Please note that Referral Letters sent to the GP may not be opened for at least a week. Please see the Emergency & Urgent Referral Section for further information
Patients being managed/discharged from the Rotherham General Hospital's Orthorptists (Tel:01709424452)are issued with information letters for the Community Optometrists. Samples of these can be found via the weblinks on this page.