HES Contact Details

For referral pathways & more information please see the referral pathways section at the top.

Broomfield Hospital
Main switchboard 01245 362000
Routine referrals fax 01245 514711 or use nhs email Mie-tr.merc.eyeclinic@nhs.net
Emergency referrals fax 01245 516477 or use nhs email Mie-tr.emergency.eyeclinic@nhs.net

Colchester Hospital
Eye Emergency clinic phone on 01206 286882
Fax emergency referrals to 01206 286850 or use nhs email chu-ftr.eyereferurgent@nhs.net
Routine referrals use nhs email chu-ftr.eyedepartment@nhs.net
Can also be referred through the main A&E, especially when out of hours ophthalmic emergency service is closed.

Princess Alexandra Hospital
Main switchboard 01279 444455
Emergency referrals 01279 444455 extension 3018

Southend Hospital
Eye Department – 01702 435555 Ext 2460
Routine ReferralsĀ shn-tr.ophthalmology.referrals@nhs.net
Urgent Referrals fax 01702 385877
For suspect wet AMD, we have a fax line to send letters to for the eye department to triage. 01702 385877.

Routine referrals can also be made via email to BMISouthend-NHSreferrals@bmihealthcare.co.uk. If you wish to ensure delivery you can request a read receipt. This is for NHS referrals only and MUST originate from a secure email address in the first place (to maintain confidentiality at both ends).

Addenbrooks Hospital
Eye department – 01223 254444
Email referral to – add-tr.emergencyeye@nhs.net
AMD – email referral to add-tr.amd@nhs.net

Emergency Eye Casualties
Excellent info at: bit.ly/EyeCas
Addenbrooke’s – 01223 274900
Ipswitch – 01473 712233
Moorfields – 0207 521 4682
Southend – 01702 435 555 and ask for ophthalmologist on call
Whipps Cross – 0208 539 5522 Ext: 6940/6939/6500/6777