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Royal Hampshire County Hospital (ECLO Service)

Address:
Eye Clinic, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5DG
Tel:
07834 385 813
Opening Times:
Tuesday
8.00am - 4.00pm
Wednesday
8.00am - 4.00pm
Thursday
8.00am - 4.00pm

The ECLO also works at Basingstoke & North Hamptonshire on Monday and Friday. Please contact them if you would like to make an appointment.

Map for Royal Hampshire County Hospital (ECLO Service)

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Worried about your vision? We’re here for you.

Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs) offer practical and emotional support to anyone affected by sight loss, including families and carers.

ECLOs are specially trained advisers based in hospital eye departments who work with people of all ages affected by sight loss. They offer information, practical advice, and emotional support, and help people access the support available to them from a wide range of other organisations and services. An ECLO can help people with the certification and registration process which leads to further support and benefits.

ECLOs provide guidance to help you:

• maintain your independence
• better understand your eye condition and treatment
• apply for helpful benefits and concessions
• use technology to help you do the things you need to do
• stay in employment or education, or take up new opportunities
• continue enjoying leisure activities.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Employment advice
  • Health and social care
  • Hospital information
  • Low vision services
  • Assistive technology products
  • Low vision aids
  • Emotional support
  • Assistive technology training
  • Eye health advice
  • ECLO (Eye Clinic Liaison Officer)
  • Ophthalmology

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This organisation was verified on 10 June 2021

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