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Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust


Contact details

Main telephone number: 01604 545486 (answer phone)

General enquiries: Pamela Arnold

Opening times 08:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday


How to find us

The orthoptic department is located in area L opposite the optician shop and close to the eye department. The nearest car park is car park 4.

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  • The department investigates, diagnoses and treats eye disorders and abnormalities relating to the eye muscles and/or nerves.
  • Testing of visual field
  • The department works very closely with relevant Consultants
  • 70% of the caseload is currently paediatric
  • The department works closely with the Child Development Centre
  • The Orthoptics department has regular contact from various other departments within the Trust to assist in total patient care.

About the team

The orthoptics team consists of:

  • Head of department
  • Deputy head of department
  • 4 orthoptists
  • 1 low vision practitioner
  • 5 ophthalmic technicians
  • 3 reception/admin staff

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