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Oxford Eye Hospital staff and contacts

Heads of service

  • Head of Optometry
    Patsy Terry: 01865 234733
  • Head of Orthoptics
    Jacqui Greenhalgh: 01865 234835
  • Ophthalmic Imaging and Diagnostics
    Lewis Smith: 01865 231139
  • Ophthalmic Theatre Sister
    Bhim Kala Gyawali: 01865 231356
  • Specialist Surgery Inpatient Matron
    Louise Johnson: 01865 234722
  • Specialist Surgery Outpatient Matron
    Bernadette Mitchell: 01865 231201
  • Access and Performance Manager, Ophthalmology
    Samantha Kerry: 01865 740941
  • Operational Service Manager, Ophthalmology
    Wayne McFarlane: 01865 223146

NHS consultants' secretaries

Tel: 01865 234567 option 7



Please visit: Ophthalmology referrals


Please see Consultants for consultants' biographies.

Consultant Nurse

Rebecca Turner MSc, Dip N, Dip Ophth, RGN, NMP

Matron Rebecca Turner joined the Oxford Eye Hospital team in October 1986 as a specialist nurse, following post-registration training at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.

She has held ward sister and senior nurse roles, and been Matron for Specialist Surgery since 2007. From 2013 to 2016 she was Clinical Lead in Ophthalmology.

Rebecca was appointed to the role of Consultant Nurse in September 2015. She has facilitated the development of nurse-led clinical practice in the Eye Hospital and is an integral part of the planning committee for a postgraduate certificate in ophthalmic care.

She is a past President of the United Kingdom Society of Ophthalmic Practitioners (UKISOP) (2016 to 2019) and remains an active part of the society which provides practical and theoretical training for Ophthalmic Practitioners.

Last reviewed:24 January 2022