Rossendale Primary Care Centre

01706 235344 Bacup Road , Rawtenstall, Lancashire, BB4 7PL
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4.5 out of 5 stars

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Ophthalmology

This Department is managed by East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust


01282 803763

The department provides an extensive range of eye services for both adults and children.

We provide a range of services for all local residents and people from further a field who choose to be treated by our department.
All our consultants are experts in their fields of ophthalmology and undertake all types of eye surgery.

They are all assisted by a team of doctors and nurses who all pride themselves on the delivery of the very best quality patient care.

Our main focus is the treatment and care of NHS patients with a wide range of eye problems, from common eye complaints to more specialized eye complaints which need expert care.

All planned surgery is undertaken at Burnley General Hospital in two dedicated eye theatres.

 

Things you should know

Ophthalmology services
Ophthalmology treats conditions and diseases of the eye. This includes the anatomy and physiology of the eye and can include surgery and the diagnosis and treatment of eye problems including injuries and medical disorders.

Patients needing specialised treatment come from a wide area, and all the sub-specialities of ophthalmology are covered, including:
Retinal surgery
Medical ophthalmology
Diabetic eye disease
Glaucoma
Paediatric (children) ophthalmology
Treatments and services offered at the Ophthalmology services department

Service Delivery:
Inpatient Elective (planned) - (Burnley General Hospital)
Inpatient Emergency (unplanned) - (Burnley General Hospital)
Day Case (same day service) - (Royal Blackburn Hospital, Burnley General Hospital and Rossendale Hospital)
Outpatients - (Accrington Victoria Hospital, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Burnley General Hospital and Rossendale Hospital)

Contact Details:
Opthalmology reception - Burnley General Hospital 01282 804186
Opthalmology reception – Royal Blackburn Hospital 01254 734596
Opthalmology appointments (new) – Royal Blackburn Hosptial 01282 803763
Opthalmology Elective Admissions - 01282 803107

Treatments and services offered at the Ophthalmology department

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Key facts about the Ophthalmology department at Rossendale Primary Care Centre

Time from GP referral to treatment

Up to 16 weeks for 9/10 patients

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Last updated on 19 August 2014.

Information supplied by East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust