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Stand: L430
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Lenses

Founded in 2012, CHEC is one of the largest providers of community-based ophthalmology services in the UK, amassing over 250,000 consultations per year. As a specialist provider of community ophthalmology, we are pleased to have built and upheld a reputation of high quality, patient-focused care that ensures we always remain responsive and considerate to the needs of our patients. This is underpinned by our dedicated clinical and non-clinical teams across the country who continue to provide excellent end-to-end care for every eye condition, as well as support the NHS. We consider this one of our USP’s, setting us apart from other independent sector providers as we strive to work in partnership to improve services for all.

Our vision is simple, ‘To make eyecare more readily available and accessible throughout local communities by offering patients greater choices, flexibility and reduced waiting times, and with this, we strive to give the best patient care possible with our services.

Our services include:

  • Cataracts
  • Posterior Capsular Opacity and YAG Laser
  • General Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension (OHT)
  • Wet Macular Degeneration (wAMD)

At CHEC, we follow ‘The CHEC Way’, which is our vision and a set of values that represent who and what we stand for. These values guide our behaviours and influence the way we work, interact, and serve our commissioners and patients to ensure that our entire team can always operate with the utmost care, respect and integrity when delivering our services.

Our Values are driven by 4 core components:

  1. Excellence
  2. Innovation
  3. Integrity
  4. Agility

Which enable us to achieve our values, such as:

  1. Caring – Making life better
  2. Passionate – A willingness to give our best
  3. Togetherness – Celebrating what brings us together every day
  4. Listening – Being the best we can be
  5. Focus – Always striving for tomorrow

CHEC out our website for more details.


1-6 Star Building, Broughton Business Park
Olivers Place
United Kingdom


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  • wAMD treatments are available by CHEC in some areas of the country using specialised medicines.
  • Glaucoma or OHT are common incidental findings. Whilst they are different, they are often managed in a similar way. CHEC out our website for more details to help inform your choice!
  • We are experts in the management of non-surgical eye conditions, whether you have symptoms or abnormalities on routine review. CHEC out our website for more details to help inform your choice!
  • This outpatient procedure is a simple minimally invasive procedure designed to treat an 'after-cataract'. CHEC out our website for more details to help inform your choice!
  • Cataracts are common, visually disabling conditions, treated by a daycase surgical procedure which is often painless and straightforward.  CHEC out our website for more details to help inform your cho ...
  • A patient recounting their experience with their cataract surgery and the difference it has made on their vision.
  • Overview of our new cataract and surgical centre in Preston, Lancashire, UK
  • An overview of out Stoke-on-Trent facility
  • Overview of our Blackpool Facility 
  • Founded in 2012, CHEC has worked in partnership with thousands of optometrists to deliver our shared care partnership model. We are now one of the largest providers of community-based ophthalmology se ...
  • CHEC has announced a strategic partnership with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to provide dedicated Eye Care Liaison Officer (ECLO) services for CHEC’s centres. The partnership la ...
  • CHEC has announced the launch of its brand-new booking app, which will help patients to be seen as efficiently as possible. The app is the first of its kind to be launched by a community health servic ...
  • The pandemic has forced industries and businesses to rapidly adapt and none more so than the healthcare sector. With the NHS facing unprecedented pressures, there has been a need to rapidly digitise o ...
  • Viewpoint: Reducing the burden

    11 Feb 2022 Imran Rahman
    Imran Rahman explains how community-based eye care is vital in reducing NHS waiting lists

    01 Feb 2022 Sapience Communications
    The Centre will provide efficient and high-quality services to help ease regional backlogs including elective admissions falling by 39%.
  • Community ophthalmologist CHEC has announced the upcoming launch of a “crucial” new site in the Gateshead Metrocentre, scheduled to open by March 2022. The new treatment centre will provide ophthalmol ...
  • Transportation and getting to appointments can be an issue for some patients.  To help with this, CHEC has invested in a fleet of mini-buses and employed friendly local drivers who will help if you ar ...
  • Continuing on our journey to remain one of the largest specialist providers of community-based ophthalmology services in the UK, we are delighted to announce our newest Slough Cataract and Surgical Ce ...
  • Since opening the doors to our new CHEC Cataract and Surgical Centre in Blackpool last February, we have been proud to serve our local community in providing low waiting times and high-quality eye car ...
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