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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford Eye Hospital

Coronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss or change to your sense of taste or smell, do not come to our hospitals. Follow the national advice and stay at home for seven days.

Important information about our services and restrictions on visiting our hospitals can be found in the COVID-19 section.

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Oxford Eye Hospital

April 2020 - COVID-19 update

Although we are taking precautions to minimise the risk of coming into our hospital, we cannot remove this risk. Therefore, we are currently only seeing patients with sight-threatening emergencies who understand and accept this risk.

Eye Casualty telephone triage

Most Ophthalmology appointments are now telephone appointments.

Important message about eye safety

To protect your eyes, please:

  • do not wear contact lenses (wear spectacles instead)
  • wear eye protection if doing DIY at home
  • lock up household detergents and chemicals away from children to avoid chemical burns
  • share this message with friends and family.

Eye conditions and departments

Ophthalmic specialties

About us

We are based at the John Radcliffe Hospital, with a centre at the Horton General Hospital and outpatient clinics.

Tel: 01865 234567

Email for appointment enquiries:

  • Eye emergencies: 01865 234567
  • Horton General Hospital eye clinic: 01295 229682
  • Retinal implant trial enquiries: 01865 572900

OUH arts and music programme - making our hospitals welcoming environments: artlink