All routine General Ophthalmic Services have been suspended due to the current
COVID – 19 pandemic.
- Means routine sight tests and eye examinations are no
longer being provided by optometry practices.
- The majority of practices are offering a reduced level of service for only
essential and urgent eyecare. This may be a telephone/email advice service or
virtual consultation, in conjunction with a drop-off postal service for spectacle repairs.
- The regional eye casualty service is still currently available for emergencies or urgent sight threatening conditions:
- BHSCT Eye Casualty:
RVH tel: 028 9615 5872 or RVH main switchboard 028 9024 0503 ask for Eye Casualty.
- WHSCT Eye Casualty:
Altnagelvin Hospital tel: 028 7134 5171 ask for ophthalmologist on call.