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Eye department - Ophthalmology

What we do

The Ophthalmology service encompasses a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts
  • Medical Retina
  • Corneal Conditions
  • Ocular Plastics
  • Ocular Motility
  • Paediatrics
  • Vitreo-Retinal

The service also has various research portfolios conducting investigations into eye health and eye related diseases.

York Ophthalmology department

The ophthalmology department in York is located at Junction 3 along the main corridor. If entering via the main entrance, make your way to the main corridor, turn left and immediately on your right is the entrance to the eye department.

Scarborough Ophthalmology department

The Scarborough ophthalmology department is located along the main corridor of the south wing of the hospital. If you enter the hospital through the main entrance in the south wing, head through the double doors on the right hand side, turn right down the main corridor and take the first right off the main corridor. At the end of the next corridor turn right again into Reception B waiting area.

Bridlington Ophthalmology department

The Bridlington ophthalmology department is located at Reception B next door to outpatients. On entering the hospital turn right down the corridor and signposted is the entrance to the eye department on the right hand side.

Malton Ophthalmology department

The Malton ophthalmology department is located at Ryedale wing. On entering the hospital turn right down the main corridor and signposted is the entrance to the eye department on the right hand side.

Meet the team

Below is our current management team who will be happy to help with any queries you might have:



Telephone Number

Mr David Burton

Clinical Director, Glaucoma and Cataract

Secretary: 01904 726193

Mr J Van Der Hoek

Clinical Lead, Anterior Segment Disease, Glaucoma & Cataracts

Secretary: 01723 342372

Nicky Kerslake

Senior Sister

01904 726164

Patricia McCready

Orthoptist and Optometrists Manager

01904 726749

Amanda Mullin

Operational Service Manager

01723 345238

Contact us

Contact Details

 York Appointments

01904 726272 /

 East Coast Appointments

01723 385432 /

York Hospital eye clinic sight support service

Our Sight Support Service is run by Helen Flett, the Senior Eye Clinic Liaison Officer and is accessed by appointment only.

Helen can provide non-medical practical and emotional support for patients at York Hospital who are experiencing sight difficulties.

Appointments are available Monday to Friday - your clinician can refer you or you can ask at the Eye Clinic reception desk.

Helen Flett
Senior Eye Clinic Liaison Officer
01904 721858

Support within the community

The Trust works with charities to offer help and support to patients out in the community and we have a wide range of information available in the hospital for patients to take away after their visit. Alternatively, click here for details of the charities we work with.

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