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We are a busy department seeing both booked and emergency eye patients.

Emergency Patients

In working hours, please e-mail referrals to

If a casualty is more urgent, please phone the nurses on: 01225 826989.

Out-of-hours Service
Phone RUH switchboard on 01225 428331 and ask for doctor on-call for Ophthalmology:
Sundays: 08:30 – 15:30
Monday to Thursday: 08:00 – 20:00
Friday and Saturday: 24-hour cover.

Patients requiring emergency care after 16:00 on Sundays and after 20:00 Monday to Thursday will be seen by a senior doctor in the emergency department and referred to the Bristol Eye Hospital if necessary.

Specialty Manager: Sandra Brereton
Lead Clinician: Richard Antcliff
Lead for Optometry and Orthoptics Helen Broadbent
Lead Nurse: Katie Lear
Appointments: 01225 821821

Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 4.45pm
Urgent Advice: 01225 826989 (Triage Nurse)

Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm
RNIB Eye Clinic Liaison
Officer (ECLO):

All Other Enquiries: 01225 824602 (Eye Clinic Reception)

Secretaries to consultants can be emailed at :-

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