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ACE provides an integrated pathway for patients with common ophthalmology conditions - referring patients either to an Enhanced Service Optometrist or on to secondary care.

The Ophthalmology pathway is being provided by a network partners including:

  • Evolutio are the conducting clinical triage
  • Primary Eyecare Essex (Part of Essex Local Optical Committee) are co-ordinating community provision
  • CHUFT consultants will continue to provide secondary care for complex or emergency cases 

How do you access the service?

Referrals are accepted from GPs, Optometrists and inter-practice referrals via Evolutio – Fax to 0333 2407729 or NHS email to LCH.evolutio@nhs.net