New Direct Cataract Referral service

Sefton CCG's (Southport & Formby and South Sefton)

Pre cataract referral assessment service (Live December 2016 and recently extended until 30/11/2019)

Available for patients who have a Sefton General practitioner

As the service is now Pan Merseyside, it can be provided by a number of practices across Merseyside, not necessarily located within the Sefton Area

Run/managed on Software provided by Webstar health using the Optomanager web platform


Practices currently providing the service


Service specifications

Prior approval forms

Patient decision making aid for cataract surgery


The contract is currently held by the LOC Company (Primary eye-care Merseyside)

However, following the Merger of a Number of North West Primary Eye-care companies (To form

Primary Eye-care North), the service is in the process of being transferred to Primary Eye-care North

Expression of interest/application form to become a Sub contractor for the LOC company (necessary for participation in LOC company commissioned Enhanced community services)