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Welcome to The Salford Eye Service

Since 2013, the Salford Community Consultant Led Ophthalmology Service has been delivered by Operose Health (formally known as The Practice Group) who are one of the largest independent sector providers of community ophthalmology services to the NHS, holding a number of contracts throughout England.

Whether you are an ophthalmology patient being referred to the service or a referring clinician this website contains useful information to help you. For ease of use we have presented the service information in the following sections that you can navigate to from the menu at the top of this page:

  • About Us - contains information about the service and its provider;
  • Patient Information - contains useful ophthalmology patient information including online condition videos and helpful information so that you are able to manage your eye condition and how our service works and also how to refer into the service as a self-referring patient;
  • Referrer Information - provides clinicians with details of how to refer into the service and includes referrer specific contact information;
  • Contact Us - provides specific service contact information for patients and referrers.

Please note, the Salford Community Ophthalmology Service is a referral only service, we do not offer emergency 'walk in' appointments. 


If you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath and have travelled to any of the following countries China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand in the last 14 days; please do not attend your eye appointment. Call NHS 111 for an assessment of your symptoms. 

(Site updated 26/04/2021)
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