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Royal Victoria Infirmary (ECLO Service)

Newcastle Eye Centre, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Claremont Wing, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 4LP
01912 820 221
Opening Times:
8:30AM - 4:30PM
8:30AM - 4:30PM
8:30AM - 4:30PM
8:30AM - 4:30PM
8:30AM - 4:30PM

Map for Royal Victoria Infirmary (ECLO Service)

Organisation details

The Ophthalmology Department helps patients with eye problems from all across the North East of England and includes an Eye Casualty service for patients with emergency eye problems. Two Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs) are on hand to offer support to patients five days a week with any level of sight loss or diagnosis. They also run clinics at Cramlington Manor Walks Clinic and take referrals from all other Ophthalmology clinics linked to the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. This service is available to patients, relatives and carers to support with the impact of eye conditions and sight loss on daily living and wellbeing.

The ECLOs are Dave Donnelly & Katie Blakely. They can be contacted on 0191 2820221 (answer phone available) or via [email protected]

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Health and social care
  • Hospital information
  • Low vision services
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Eye health advice
  • ECLO (Eye Clinic Liaison Officer)
  • Ophthalmology
  • Sign posting and general information

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This organisation was verified on 13 July 2022

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