BIRMINGHAM EYE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
Information for doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals working in the Birmingham Eye Emergency Department.
Acute Angle Closure should be treated according to the local SOP which in present in A&E. If in any doubt, please contact the Glaucoma Fellow available for advice for that week.
Patients having high pressures should be reviewed in A&E within reasonable timeframe (i.e. 1week) to check their pressure as a failsafe.
All referrals to the Glaucoma Service after discussing with senior Clinician/Consultant in A&E should go to the Glaucoma Basket ( Located behind the reception desk in the main waiting area. Please ask a nurse to show you where this is if you are unsure)
Any urgent cases which require immediate attention should be consulted with the Consultant in A&E / Consultant on call and then discuss with the Glaucoma Fellow if required to be seen in the service.
Any urgent cases during the weekend should be treated with the advice of the on call consultant & then discussed with the available fellow Monday Morning.
A rota for the available Glaucoma Fellow for advice (09.00 -17.00) will be available at the pre triage desk in A&E.
Consultant Fellow Available for Advice:
Monday : Mr Masood fellow ( Gerard Reid)
Tuesday: Mr Nessim fellow ( Nik Yfantis) / Ms Fizza Mushtaq
Wednesday: Ms Fizza Mushtaq available by phone at Sandwell.
Thursday : Mr Pandey fellow: ( Jenny Hepschke)
Friday: Mr Sung fellow ( Javier Lacoranza)