IOP & Glaucoma


All new patients suspected of having glaucoma in East Kent are to be offered the choice of referral to the Community Glaucoma Network (CGN)


The CGN has been commissioned by the East Kent CCGs for the following reasons:

  1. Fewer site visits – all investigations performed on the same visit
  2. All diagnostics and monitoring is overseen by consultant ophthalmologists
  3. All management and follow-up is compliant with NICE guidelines


All CGN referrals can be emailed or posted to:

E-mail: |Tel:  01227 903123


Community Glaucoma Network

34 Westway





Follow up patients

The CGN accepts referrals of patients already under the care of EKHUFT only if referred as suitable by their treating ophthalmologist only


Locations of service

There are four current sites:

  • Brownbills Opticians, Ashford
    • Cecil House, Norwood St, Ashford, Kent TN23 1QT | 01233 625360
  • Biggs Opticians, Deal
    • 68 High St, Deal CT14 6HE | 01304 381330
  • Estuary View Medical Centre, Whitstable
    • Boorman Way, Whitstable, Kent CT5 3SE | 01227 284300
  • Bethesda Medical Centre, Margate
    • Palm Bay Ave, Margate, Kent CT9 3NR | 01843 209300



IOP and Glaucoma Pathway

Advice and Guidance is being made available for all specialties, and is being provided by consultant specialists at East Kent Hospitals.  To make a request or to check to if a query has been answered, you will need to log in via the electronic Referral System (eRS)

Click here for the "how to access" e-Referral Advice and Guidance Manual for instructions on how to make a request and check responses


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