Eye (ophthalmology) referrals

Diagnosing and treating eye problems


St Thomas' Hospital
Ground floor
South Wing, Staircase C
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH

Tel: 020 7188 8871

Email: gst-tr.gsttophthalmologymedicalsecretaries@nhs.net 

Referrals from GPs can be made via the NHS e-referral service. All GP referrals must be submitted using the NHS e-referral service (formerly Choose and Book). Referrals sent to the nhs.net mailbox or by post will not be processed.

Referrals from optometrists and opticians can be sent by:

  • Inclusion criteria

    Cornea clinic: male and female, 16 years and over

    External eye disease: male and female, 16 years and over, external eye disease-cyst only

    Cataract: male and female, 16 years and over 

    Glaucoma: male and female, 16 years and over

  • Exclusion criteria

    Cornea clinic: paediatrics under the age of 18

    External eye disease: all non-external eye conditions

    Cataract: all other conditions