Ophthalmology Eyetest

Please Note: there are currently changes to our service due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please see our leaflet for more information.

The Ophthalmology department works across the County, with outpatient departments in the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Princess Royal Hospital, Telford and Wrekin Community Clinic, Telford. We also provide outreach clinics in Whitchurch and Welshpool.

Complex eye surgery is performed at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, we also carry out routine cataract surgery at the Wrekin Community Clinic in Telford. Paediatric eye surgery is carried out in the Princess Royal Hospital Day Surgery Unit.

We have specialised clinics for the treatment of macular degeneration at both the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital.

Ophthalmology Survey

Have you or someone you cared for visited our Ophthalmology Team recently?

The Ophthalmology Team is striving to ensure patients receive appointments in line with clinically recommended waiting times. Ophthalmology currently provides services from 3 main sites:

  • Royal Shrewsbury Hospital,
  • Princess Royal Hospital
  • Euston House in Telford.

Key Info

Contact Us

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
01743 261000 (Switchboard)

Princess Royal Hospital
01952 641222 (Switchboard)

RNIB Eye Clinic Liaison Officer, Emma Chaplin may be contacted either by email at e.chaplin2@nhs.net or by phone on 07808 736449 – offering practical and emotional support​ to people living with sight loss and their families & carers.

For contact details of individual consultants please see the Meet the Team page.

Interested in working with us?

For more information about vacancies in the Trust please visit our Belong to Something website.


We have clinic locations at The Princess Royal Hospital, The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Wrekin Community Clinic.

Associated Services

Head and Neck