Tynesight - our departmental charity

You can find out more about Tynesight and if you feel that you can help us by donating that would be fantastic - you can do this easily online at Justgiving.com.

You can also donate by text message by sending EYES77 followed by the amount you wish to donate to 70070. For example to donate £10 you would text EYES77 £10.


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Eye Department

Departments - the what, where and who

Find out more about our wards and clinics here. To find our departments when you visit the hospital, please follow the yellow and black signs.

Ward 20 RVI

Ward 20 is our Inpatient ward and is housed in the Claremont Wing.

Ward 21 RVI

Ward 21 is our daycase ward where most of our cataract patients are cared for before and after surgery.

Eye Outpatient Department

This is our outpatient base and is where all of our RVI clinics are held.

Eye Emergency Department

The Eye Emergency Department (Eye Casualty) is our dedicated consultant-led unit for urgent cases.

Eye Operating Department (Theatres)

If you are listed for surgery and are an adult this will take place within Eye Department on our top floor theatre suite.

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