Our current waiting times

First appointment From appointment to treatment
2 weeks 4-6 weeks

Please note: waiting times displayed are indicative and can change on a daily basis.

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Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre offers a comprehensive range of free medical treatment to NHS patients with reduced waiting times.

See our list of Ophthalmology treatments below and get in touch to find out more or speak to your GP about getting referred.

These treatments are provided by Newmedica, a specialist provider of eye care. They offer glaucoma care and general ophthalmology at Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre.


Cataract treatment is a surgical procedure to remove the lens which has become cloudy and replace with an artificial lens or IOL. The procedure is typically performed on an outpatient basis and does not require an overnight stay in the hospital.

Glaucoma service

Glaucoma affects approximately 1 per cent of the whole population, it is a common eye disease which needs lifelong care, usually medical and occasionally surgical (or laser).

YAG Laser Procedures

Newmedica offers YAG laser procedures as part of Glaucoma care at Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre. It can also be used to treat posterior capsule opacification after cataract surgery.

Adult General Ophthalmology

The Newmedica clinic treats a wide variety of eye conditions affecting all parts of the eye or eyelids. These can be medical conditions eg blepharitis, dry eye, retinal conditions or conditions needing surgery such as Entropion or Ectropion.

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Please note: this form does not start the referral process – ask your GP to refer you to us if this is your choice. This form can be used to enquire about being referred to us or request further information about a treatment.