Referral methods: E-referral
If the patient needs to be seen within 24–48 hours: the emergency eye doctor should be bleeped – GPs should call 020 7794 0500 x33625 bleep 1758. This can be done via switch.
If the patient needs to be seen within 2–4 weeks please send a referral letter via the e-Referral system.
If you are not sure if it is urgent or emergency please contact the emergency eye doctor and discuss.
Walk-ins not available, but patients can turn up to A&E at any time.
If out of clinic hours patients are seen by the eye doctor who is on call.
For urgent cancer referrals see the 2WW page.