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From 6 March 2023 our main phone number will be 0300 030 2020.  Use the telephone directory or use [email protected] to get in touch.

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Standards & Guidance

Our range of high-quality guidance helps to maintain standards in the planning, practice and commissioning of patient care. Our clinical guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations across all aspect of care or of eye conditions; Concise Practice Points make recommendations for less frequent and targeted clinical situations, succinctly describing the scientific and clinical evidence alongside expert input to enhance clinician and patient decision making. Our Commissioning guidance supports eye units to develop services to meet local population needs.

Principles for the restarting of elective care services: Personal protective equipment (PPE) and Aerosol Generating Procedures (AGP) principles for ophthalmology

As we all restart our elective services and remodel them there are many challenges and new concerns as well as those which were particularly worrying during the peak of the pandemic. These pricniples provide a foundation for clinical teams to decide appropraite PPE for a breadth of ophthlamic procedures depending on the COVID risk of their pathways.