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Our Orthoptic service cares for adults and children with eye movement problems, children with visual development problems as well as those with binocular vision problems (how the eyes work together as a pair).

We offer a comprehensive range of outpatient services including:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of reduced vision, squints and double vision
  • Stroke & Neurology Clinics
  • Emergency services
  • Low visual aid clinics
  • Biometry as part of the One Stop Cataract Clinics

Contact details:

King's Mill Hospital clinic 01623 622515 Extension 6655 or 3365

Newark Hospital clinic 01623 681681 Extension 5751

Email :

Head Orthoptist - Deborah Plunkett

Specialist Orthoptists:

Janice Broome

Angela Nolan

Senior Orthoptists:

Gemma Case

Lucy Davis

Nina Pickard

Senior Optometrists:

Adam Holliday

Alexander Howard

Carrine Dearsley

Nystagmus Network

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

The British & Irish Orthoptic Society (BIOS)

Department Opening Times:

Monday, Tuesday & Friday 8.00am - 18.45pm

Wednesday & Thursday 8.30am - 16.45pm