OPHTHALMOLOGY EYE CASUALTY SERVICE.
The ophthalmology department at the Great Western Hospital has a telephone advice and casualty booking line available to GPs and Optometrists that have a patient with an eye problem that they are unsure about.
The line is staffed with experienced nurses with access to the On Call Doctor, who can give advice and will triage patients that need to be seen urgently in the department.
You can now also email firstname.lastname@example.org with any urgent referral where it will be looked at that day and triaged by the on call nurses and doctors.
The number is:
And is manned from:
Monday to Friday 08:30 to 21:00
Saturday and Sunday 09:00 to 13:00
Bank Holidays 09:00 to 13:00
(Please ring 604020 and ask for the On Call Eye Doctor).