Orthoptic Department

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Dear Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust,

1) Pleases advise of your Orthoptic Department Structure, please indicate bands and WTE’s

2) Does your Orthoptic Department carry out any of the below specialist clinics? Yes or no and who carries out these clinics?
a) Low Vision
b) Literacy Difficulties
c) Stroke
d) Paediatric Contact Lens
e) Adult Contact Lens
f) General Adult
g) General Paediatric

3) Do you have Optometrists who carry out refraction in your paediatric pathway?

4) What is the allocated appointment slot times for new and follow up appointments for the following clinics (in minutes)?
a) Low Vision
b) Literacy Difficulties
c) Stroke
d) Paediatric Contact Lens
e) Adult Contact Lens
f) General Adult
g) General Paediatric

5) Please can you provide the tariff for the below subspecialities, new and follow up, please indicate if multi-disciplined.
a) Low Vision
b) Literacy Difficulties
c) Stroke
d) Paediatric Contact Lens
e) Adult Contact Lens
f) General Adult
g) General Paediatric

6) Do you have a clinical pathway for patients to be refracted within high street opticians? Yes or No
a) If yes, what is the clinical criteria?

7) If you refract the patient do high street opticians invoice you via the Hospital Eye Services Prescription Scheme? Yes or No
a) If yes, do you claim this money back from Clinical Commissioning Groups or NHS England or part of tariff?

8) What is your first line of treatment for occlusion? Eg Atropine/patching?

9) Please indicate your pathway for supplying any aids/equipment to patients during or following consultation ie freely dispensed unlimited, patient payment, tariff, limited number of items supplied per visit? Please indicate your supplier/cost
a) Prisms
b) Planos
c) Reusable occlusion patches (Fabric)
d) Daily occlusion Patches (Sticky)
e) Magnifier x 2
f) LED Magnifier x 3
g) LED Magnifier x 4 and above
h) Pocket Magnifiers x 3.5
i) Lanyards for pocket Magnifier
j) Other Magnifiers
k) TV Glasses
l) UV filter glasses
m) Hobby Magnifiers
n) Replacement for broken Magnifiers
o) Tinted glasses for visual stress
p) Replacement for broken tinted glasses for visual stress
q) Any other

Low vision
10) What is your clinical referral criteria for your low vision service?

Literacy Difficulties
11) Do you provide colorimetry assessment as part of your literacy difficulties service?

Yours faithfully,

Rachael Morris

FOI (R0A) Manchester University NHS FT, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

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FOI (R0A) Manchester University NHS FT, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ms Morris,

 

Please find attached the response to your recent FOI request.

 

Kind regards,

FOI Team

 

FOI Team

Informatics

 

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Headquarters

Cobbett House

Oxford Road

Manchester M13 9WL

 

T: 0161 701 0375

E: [1][MFT request email]

 

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