Low Vision Clinic (Orthoptic Department)

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  • Address: Orthoptic Department, King's Mill Hospital, Mansfield Road, Sutton In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 4JL
  • Tel:01623 6222515
  • Email: deborah.plunkett@sfh-tr.nhs.uk

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Low Vision Service at King's Mill Hospital and Newark Hospital (Sherwood Forest NHS Trust).

They provide:
- assessments, training and monitoring effective use of low visual aids loaned to both children and adults
- advice on lighting and electronic low visual aids
- sign posting to support groups
- advice and guidance on Sight Registration

Liaison takes place between, Ophthalmologist's, Optometrist's, GP's, Social Services, Teachers for the Visually Impaired and Voluntary Organizations.

Referral should be made to the Low Vision Clinic (Orthoptic Department) via the GP, Optometrist or Ophthalmologist.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Equality advice
  • Employment advice
  • Health and social care
  • Hospital information
  • Community eye care
  • Low vision services
  • Low vision aids
  • Loan equipment
  • Support groups
  • Rehabilitation
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Everyday living skills
  • Eye health advice
  • Deafblind Communicator Guide

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  • This organisation was verified on 19 May 2016