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Ophthalmology (eye) services

Our eyes have been inspiring authors, scientists and families for thousands of years. Our ethos at East Kent is to inspire for thousands of years to come. We are one of the largest departments in the Trust and have expanded over six sites supporting opticians, GP emergency services, and numerous other specialties.

We have a comprehensive team of experts from all over the UK and worldwide working with state of the art equipment to ensure we provide a service that is worthy of the community we serve. Our passion and fight for sight keeps are at the forefront of innovation as we continue to expand and strive

Contact Us

Outpatient appointments 

Kent & Canterbury, William Harvey and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

New patient appointments: please call the Outpatients Appointments Department on 01227 868686

Follow up appointments: please contact our Partial Booking team on 01227 864332

Find out more about Outpatient Appointments

Orthoptic Department

  • Telephone: 01227 868615

Emergency Eye Room at William Harvey Hospital

Telephone: 01233 616232

Click here for further contact details including consultants and clinics.