People living in North Somerset are usually referred to the Weston General Hospital Eye Clinic or the Bristol Eye Hospital.
At Weston General Hospital Eye Clinic:
Information leaflets are available in large print or on CD for you to take away and consider. These can be made available in other languages if required.
The medical staff can answer any questions you may have about treatment, transport to hospital, appointments etc. Any member of staff can make a direct referral to Vision North Somerset if you ask them to do so.
Bristol Eye Hospital
Medical staff can answer your questions about your specific sight conditions and you can ask to speak to the Eye Clinic Support Nurse if you need further help and advice. Any member of staff can make a direct referral to Vision North Somerset if you ask them to do so.
If you are certified as sight impaired or severely sight impaired, then the Certificate of Visual Impairment (CVI) will be sent directly to Vision North Somerset from both hospitals. You will then be contacted by our Registration Officer to complete the registration process.