Table 1

Combinations from round one suggested by more than one respondent
Population Site Provider Test
60 years vision screening centre technician* SAP
50 years hospital nurse GAT and fundoscopy
50 years vision screening centre technician* tonometry (Icare or tonopen or NCT) and FDT
50 years optometry practice optometrist GAT and fundoscopy
50 years optometry practice optometrist GAT and FDT
40 years for those with FH or of black ethnicity vision screening centre technician* SAP (non specified) repeat test required
40 years for those with FH or of black ethnicity vision screening centre optometrist or technician* GAT and angle assessment, HRT and visual function test
40 years for those with FH or of black vision screening centre technician* FDT

* ophthalmic trained technical assistant FDT – Frequency doubling perimetry GAT - Goldmann applanation tonometry HRT-Heidelberg Retina Tomograph.

NCT – Non-contact tonometry.

SAP – Standard automated perimetry.

FH - First degree relative with glaucoma.

Campbell et al.

Campbell et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:447   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-447

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