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CUES 

Optical Practices in Wiltshire can now take part in CUES (Community Urgent Eyecare Services) which is run by Primary Eyecare Service in BSW (Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon & Wiltshire).

 

Jan 2022 Update- 

For CUES Provider practices:

You will have received comms from Primary Eyecare Service on Friday 7th January fully detailing the changes. Please could you share this information with all members of your practice team. A copy of these comms and the updated pathway and protocol documents can be found below. 

For non-CUES provider practices:
If you wish to signpost a patient into CUES, you can now direct them to call 0300 303 4922, Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm.
A summary of the service (BSW Urgent Eyecare Service Update January 2022) can be found below.

Who is eligible for CUES?

  • CUES is available to patients presenting with a recent onset urgent eye problem such as a painful eye, foreign body, sudden change in vision, or sudden onset of flashes and floaters which may suggest retinal detachment.

  • CUES is available to patients of any age with a GP in BaNES, Swindon or Wiltshire.

  • Patients with non-urgent or longstanding symptoms are not eligible for CUES.

Please see the following documents for more information.

Patient pathway/overview
BSW CUES updated pathway 2022 V1.0.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [106.5 KB]
January 2022 update - 1 page overview
BSW Urgent Eyecare Service Update Januar[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [138.4 KB]
Jan 2022 CUES changes
Copy of document sent 7th Jan 2022 to CUES providers
PES BSW CUES comms 07.01.2022.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [95.1 KB]
CUES Full Pathway & Service Summary Document
BSW CUES 2022 Pathway and protocols V1.0[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [809.4 KB]
CUES Triage Form for Practices
BSW CUES Triage 2022 V1.0.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [216.3 KB]

For practices wishing to provide CUES:

Please visit the PES Help Centre for further information:

https://help.optom-referrals.org/category/235-getting-started

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