My eye care and Coronavirus
Useful information and advice for patients managing eye care conditions in between appointments.
Due to Covid-19, we may have rescheduled your appointment with us here at Moorfields. On this page you will find links to helpful advice and information on self-managing specific eye care conditions.
FAQs/advice on eye care conditions
- Contact lenses
- External disease and cornea
- Medical retinal conditions - This information relates to some of the more common conditions that are managed in the Medical Retina clinics at Moorfields. If you need to speak to a clinician urgently, you can email: firstname.lastname@example.org (please provide your name and hospital number), or call us on 0207 566 2472.
Patients of St George's with injection queries can email Yvette Chalpkin email@example.com. For patients at Croydon with injection queries, please contact Tarun Sharma firstname.lastname@example.org . Yvette and Tarun will be able to answer questions regarding the Purley injection service.
Medicine for patients
Moorfields pharmacy department has launched a new patient medicines helpline service.
Patients can call 0207 566 2361, Monday to Friday, 9am-5.30pm (except bank holidays) for advice and guidance on their medication. The helpline is managed by pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and trained healthcare staff and is available to all Moorfields patients across UK sites.
For emergency eye care, you can speak to a Moorfields clinician through our online A&E service, Monday to Friday between 09:00am and 5:30pm. These video consultations will allow us to assess your condition and provide advice on whether or not you need to come into our A&E department for further checks. More information can be found on Emergency care page.
We will also continue to provide urgent care at the following sites:
- City Road
- Darent Valley
- Northwick Park
- St George’s
Useful video guides on how to put drops in, and take care of your eyes at home.
How to put eye drops in children and babies