Routine testing, but not as we know it …

NHS England has updated its guidance and operating procedure for optical practices. Be aware that the guidance gives notice to do routine sight testing but it is not the routine sight testing which we have traditionally done. All patients have to be triaged into one of 4 cohorts before they may attend for a GOS sight test. The documents are linked below:

Statement on return to work

Guidance and standard operating procedure Primary care optical settings in the context of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Resumption of optical services in England