Accident & Emergency frequently asked questions

Other useful contacts

You can also get information and advice on eye conditions and treatments from our telephone helpline, Moorfields direct, on 020 7566 2345. The helpline is staffed by experienced ophthalmic nurses and open from 9am - 9pm, Monday to Friday and from 8.30am to 5pm on Saturdays. At busy times we might not be able to answer your call straight away. Please bear with us and call back a little later if this happens.

Accident & Emergency frequently asked questions

Nearly all of our patients are treated, referred to one of our specialist services or discharged within four hours.

Who will I see in the A&E department?

Everyone is assessed by a medical professional on arrival who will assess how serious your condition is and whether you need to be seen in the department on the day of arrival.  Depending on your needs, you will be treated by either an emergency nurse practitioner or one of our A&E doctors.

Which consultants work in the A&E service?

  • Mr Gordon Hay – service director
  • Mr Richard Andrews
  • Ms Michele Beaconsfield
  • Mr Raja Das-Bhaumik
  • Mr Alex Day
  • Mr Badrul Hussain
  • Ms Emma Jones
  • Mr Christopher Leak
  • Ms Branka Marjanovic
  • Mr Luke Nicholson
  • Ms Lola Ogunbowale
  • Mr Romil Patel
  • Ms Renata Puertas
  • Ms Poornima Rai
  • Mr Kamran Saha
  • Ms Dilani Siriwardena
  • Mr George Voyatzis

For details about individual consultants, please visit the our consultants section.