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This is the Accident and Emergency (A&E) for eyes. This pages tells you:


  • What times it is open
  • What to do if it is closed
  • How to contact it

Primary Care at St. Paul's Eye Unit is the Accident and Emergency (A&E) for ophthalmology.

What we do

Patients can walk into the Primary Care Department without an appointment as it is an Emergency Department. They will be triaged by the senior nursing team then seen either by a Nurse Practitioner or a doctor.

Following this consultation they will be referred to a specialist service or discharged.

Contact us

Located on the Ground Floor, in the main reception area

Opening Hours:

Monday - Sunday – 8am – 6pm

For ophthalmic emergencies between 6pm - 8am please book into the general A&E department.

Contact Information:

0151 706 3949