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
Emergency referrals fax 01245 516477

Colchester Hospital

Eye Emergency clinic on 01206 286882
Fax emergency referrals to 01206 286850
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 Referrals fax 01702 508508
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).