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Welcome to the North Kent Ophthalmology Service

25th January 2023 - please note that our telephony suppliers are experiencing some issues today, Wednesday 25th January. This may mean that there is a delay to answering your calls. Our telephony suppliers are working to resolve this issue as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time.


Ophthalmology Patient and Clinician Photo 400 px WidthThe North Kent Community Ophthalmology Service provides NHS Ophthalmology services to patients in the community rather than in major hospitals. Our clinics are usually based out of community optometry practices and are run by highly qualified and skilled Optometrists alongside our experienced operational and administrative teams . All clinics are supported by the latest high-technology systems and equipment.

Whether you are an ophthalmology patient being referred to the service, a patient self-referring into the service or a referring clinician this website contains useful information to help you. For ease of use we have presented the service information in the following sections that you can navigate to from the menu at the top of this page:

  • About Us - contains information about the service and its provider Operose Health;
  • Patient Information - contains useful ophthalmology patient information, describes how the service works and also how to refer into the service as a self-referring patient;
  • Referrer Information - provides clinicians with details of how to  refer into the service and includes referrer specific contact information;
  • Contact Us - provides specific service contact information for patients.



(Site updated 25/01/2023)
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