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Outpatient Queries

You can cancel or change your appointment by contacting one of our outpatient appointment teams. We have different teams booking appointments for each service so to ensure you reach the individual best placed to answer your query, please try to contact the correct team directly on one of the numbers listed below.

Office hours of the outpatient appointments teams are: 0830 - 1700 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 0830 - 1400 on Wednesdays.

Macular Treatment Centre appointments:

0161 701 0261 or 0161 701 0185 or 0161 701 2950

Diabetic Service appointments:

0161 701 0261 or 0161 701 0185 or 0161 701 2950

General Outpatients appointments:

0161 276 5533

Please note general outpaitent covers the following services: oculoplastics, vitreoretinal, paediatrics, strabismus (squint), neuro-ophthalmology, corneal, glaucoma, general clinics and comprehensive ophthalmology.

Inpatient Queries

Please contact the admissions team if you have any queries relating to your surgery at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital including the date and time of your surgery, inpatient waiting list queries, or clarification as to what you need to do before and on the day of your surgery.

Office hours of the admissions team are 0830 - 1630 Monday to Friday.

Please select the relevant number based on the consultant who is due to do your surgery (if you have already received a letter regarding your surgery date, this information will also be on the letter):

Fiona Spencer 0161 701 4831
Leon Au 0161 701 4831
Karl Mercieca 0161 701 4831
Arun Brahma 0161 276 5639
Fiona Carley 0161 276 5639
George Turner 0161 276 5639
Assad Jalil 0161 276 5639
Paulo Stanga 0161 276 5576
Cecilia Fenerty 0161 276 5576
Jane Ashworth 0161 276 5576
Sus Biswas 0161 276 5576
Vinod Sharma 0161 276 5576
Aruna Dharmasena 0161 276 4961
Paul Cannon 0161 276 4961
Saj Ataullah 0161 276 4961
Anne Cook 0161 276 5509
Tim De Klerk 0161 276 5509
Sajjad Mahmood 0161 276 5509
Kanchan Bhan 0161 276 5509
Mike Lavin 0161 276 5509
Ahmed Sadiq 0161 276 6642
Alec Ansons 0161 276 6642
Mandagere Vishwanath 0161 276 6642
Ali Yagan 0161 276 6642
Nial Patton 0161 276 6644
Steve Charles 0161 276 6644
Felipe Dhawahir-Scala 0161 276 6644
Whye-On Ho 0161 276 6644
Minor Operations 0161 276 5503


Ward 55 is our inpatient ward and can be contacted on 0161 276 5512.

The pre-assessment unit is located on Ward 55 and can be contacted on 0161 276 5227.

Eye Conditions or General Eye Health

If you have a question regarding an eye condition or you are worried about your eyes, we recommend that you contact your GP, optician or ophthalmologist (if you are already a patient of the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital).

If your eye problem is urgent or sight-threatening, between the hours of 8am and 8pm, 7 days-a-week you can visit our Emergency Eye Department (EED) which is located on the ground floor of the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in Eye F. An appointment is not required. Outside of these hours please visit your local Accident and Emergency Department.

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

We want to resolve any concerns you may have quickly and learn from your experiences. If you would like to raise any concerns or make a compliment about our staff or services, please contact us with your feedback:

PALS: +44 (0)161 276 8686 or pals@cmft.nhs.uk

Tell us today: +44 (0)161 701 1999

Write to the Chief Executive: CMFT Head Quarters, Cobbett House, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL

Alternatively you could post your comments within the 'feedback' section of the NHS Choices website at www.nhs.uk

Private Patients

If you are a private patient please call 0161 276 5700 for general enquiries or for further information, please visit our Private Patient Centre website.

Website Queries

If you have any questions about our website or spot any problems, please email: helen.mercer@cmft.nhs.uk


Switchboard is a 24 hour service which takes hundreds of calls every day so, when possible, do try to contact the relevant department directly first.

Tel: +44 (0)161 276 1234

Fax: +44 (0)161 276 6354

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