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Orthoptic Visual Screening - Squints and Lazy Eyes (Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Contact: Fiona Grady - Head Orthoptist
Address: Orthoptic Department
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Trust

Telephone / Text Phone: 01603 288 046

This service will check pre-school children who might have eye problems. Any problems found will be referred to the Paediatric Ophthalmologist/Optometrist within the Eye the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

Interpretation and translation services can be arranged by staff. This is available for users of this service.

See the British and Irish Orthoptic Society for more information.

Age Range: 4 and under
Target Groups: Children (Pre School)
Related Services: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Contacts and Communications (Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
Norfolk Healthy Child Programme (0-19) (Cambridgeshire Community Services)
Referral Procedure: To use this service, you will need to be referred by a health professional. This means you must see your Doctor, Nurse or Health Visitor. They will send your details to a service. Your Doctor, Nurse or Health Visitor will refer you to the service that is the most suitable for your health needs. The service will then contact you to make an appointment or explain what will happen next.
How Service is Delivered: Service is delivered at orthoptic outpatient clinic
Opening Times: Orthoptic department at the Norfolk and Norwich University NHS Foundation Trust Hospital. Currently the clinics are run on a Wednesday or Thursday 9am - 11:40am
Parking and Transport: Limited onsite parking. Accessible by park and ride and public transport.
Access and Facilities: Main entrance and toilet facilities are well signposted and wheelchair accessible. Loop hearing aid system available.
Special Educational Needs Accessible: As orthoptists working in the paediatric eye clinic at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital we have a wealth of experience of communicating with children, young people and their families. We provide a screening service in the following special educational schools: Chapel Road, Hall School, Clare School and Woodfields School.
Special Educational Needs Contact: Phone the orthoptic department on 01603 288046 or email:Fiona Grady
Special Educational Needs Transition: Highstreet Optician
Compliments / Complaints: The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) can listen to your issues, concerns, compliments or suggestions, resolve problems where possible, and feed back to services to aid service development.
To provide feedback about a Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals (NNUH) service, please contact the PALS team on 01603 289036 or 01603 289045, or by email.
Locations Served: North Norfolk, Norwich, South Norfolk, West Norfolk
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Last updated: 10/10/2022    Last full review: 10/10/2022

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