My eye care and Coronavirus

Useful information and advice for patients managing eye care conditions in between appointments.

Due to Covid-19, we may have rescheduled your appointment with us here at Moorfields. On this page you will find links to helpful advice and information on self-managing specific eye care conditions.

FAQs/advice on eye care conditions

Patients of St George's with injection queries can email Yvette Chalpkin y.chalpkin@nhs.net. For patients at Croydon with injection queries, please contact Tarun Sharma tarunsharma1@nhs.net . Yvette and Tarun will be able to answer questions regarding the Purley injection service.

Contacts for Moorfields patients

For existing appointments, your first point of contact should be the number on your appointment letter (if you have one). Alternatively, you can use one of the following options, or, if they are busy, email us on moorfields.covid19bookingenquiry@nhs.netand please include your hospital or NHS number.

New patients

Appointments team, 020 7566 2700

Existing patients

Please contact the hospital first for appointments at the following sites:

  • Northwick Park 020 3182 4000, 020 3182 4030, 020 3183 4028 or  020 3183 4029; or email moorfields.nwpinfo@nhs.net
  • Ealing 020 8967 5766
  • St Ann’s 020 7566 2841 or 020 8211 8323
  • Croydon, Purley, Parkway and Sanderstead 0208 401 3128; or email moorfields.croydon@nhs.net 
  • St George’s 020 7702 5542
  • Potters Bar 01707 646422 or 01707 651602
  • Stratford 020 8223 8820
  • Barking 020 7566 2744

For all other sites (including City Road), please contact the team for your service, if listed below:

The appointments team, 020 7566 2700, can help for all other services and sites.

Emergency care

Moorfields patients and those living in central London who require emergency eye care (sight threatening problems or eye injuries) can use our A&E Attend Anywhere service during the time below.

These video consultations will allow us to assess your condition and provide advice on whether or not you need to come into our A&E department for further checks. More information can be found on the Emergency care page. If you require urgent medical advice out of these hours, you can contact our A&E department on 020 7253 3411.

Video guides

Useful video guides on how to put drops in, and take care of your eyes at home.

How to put eye drops in children and babies

Last updated: 19th July 2021