Integrated Children’s Service

The Integrated Children's service is now available on OPERA.

This service is accessed by hospital users who will assign cases to practices based on their Directory of Service entries.  In order to access the service the following is used:

You will then complete the standard demographic and service entry pieces.  When you have completed the clinical aspects of the form, you will choose a provider from the list - you can also search for a provider using the search box.  Travel details are based on the patient's home address.

Tracking for hospital users

You can see the results of all of your ICS cases using the following workflow tool:

For optical practices

If you are a provider of these services you should look for a yellow action tab as shown below.  You can also find any referrals using the referral status search and entering 'INTEGRATED CHILDRENS SERVICE READY FOR BOOKING' 

You can simply click the yellow tab and begin the service module by booking an appointment, or returning the patient to the provider if the patient cannot be contacted or refuses an examination.

The form tab will then change enabling you to complete the clinical details as with other OPERA modules.