The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Eye Unit is one of the leading providers of eye care services in East Anglia – take a look at how your career could soar with a role on our team…

Why join us in Ophthalmology?

Be Part of a Growing Team

The Eye Clinic is the largest outpatients department at the Norfolk and Norwich, dealing with around 100,000 patients annually.

Boost Your Career Prospects

We offer exciting opportunities across the three areas of ophthalmology – Clinic, Theatres and Day Unit – for staff to develop their skills and knowledge and progress in their careers

Access the Latest Training and Development

We positively promote learning and education across all the disciplines, and offer a variety of learning opportunities and competency training packages to support this

At the Forefront of Innovation

The Unit regularly participates in research alongside the University of East Anglia

The Unit

We provide a comprehensive service for adults and children ranging from routine appointments to emergencies. We provide care for patients with a wide range of ophthalmic disorders, including acute eye emergencies and trauma, corneal disorders and diabetic eye disorders. We also treat chronic eye conditions such as glaucoma and wet macular degeneration.
The Ophthalmic Emergency Referral Service is also a part of the Ophthalmology Department. It is a specialist ophthalmic referral service for patients requiring emergency ophthalmic intervention and/or treatment. The service is staffed by an ophthalmologist, a nurse practitioner, two nurse specialists and a receptionist.

Our Staff

Our highly skilled staff are constantly improving and developing the care we provide to deliver a quality service.

In Ophthalmology, we have a multidisciplinary team consisting of doctors, nurses of all bands, operating department practitioners, orthoptists, optometrists, ophthalmic photographers, retinal screeners and receptionists.

Who Do We Work With?

We regularly collaborate with teams in Ocular prosthetics and the Eye Bank.

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