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Rapid Access and Urgent Care Clinic

Our new Rapid Access and Urgent Care Clinic offers same and next day appointments with world renowned Moorfields Private consultants.

This service offers fast access to diagnosis and treatment for urgent eye problems, such as an unexplained sudden change in your vision, trauma or a suspected infection, or eye discomfort such as dry eye, pain, redness or swelling.

Please note, this service is for adults only and urgent paediatric cases should be directed to a specialist paediatric consultant or to Moorfields NHS Foundation Trust’s A&E service. Patients with diagnosed conditions including retinal detachments/tears should book their appointments with the specialist consultants.

  • Appointments are held at Moorfields Private Outpatient Clinic and are available:

    Monday to Friday 2pm – 6pm.

  • Initially you will be assessed by a nurse who will check your vision.

    After examining you and depending on your history, the consultant may request further tests that could be carried out by the nursing team at your appointment.

    You will then be provided with a diagnosis, treatment recommendations and prescriptions as needed. The consultant will agree an appropriate follow up care with you.

  • The appointment cost is £250 payable at your visit. It includes the initial visual assessment and your consultation.

    Any further tests, treatments or prescriptions will incur an additional cost. This will be discussed and agreed with you at your appointment.

  • Please call 0800 328 3421 to book your appointment at the Rapid Access and Urgent Care Clinic. We will also be happy to answer any questions about your visit.

Call us

If you would like to know more about our services or book an appointment please call our New Patient Team.

If you are already a patient at Moorfields Private and have an enquiry, please contact your consultant’s practice manager.

New Patient Team: Freephone 0800 328 3421
Complete our enquiry form

If you have an enquiry, we are here to help you, please fill out the form below and we will get back to you shortly.

New Patient Team: Freephone 0800 328 3421

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Rapid Access and Urgent Care Clinic consultants

A picture of Mr Badrul Hussain

Mr Badrul Hussain

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

A picture of Mr Kamran Saha

Mr Kamran Saha

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon


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Paying for treatment

Private Medical Insurance

If you are covered by private medical insurance, please verify the details with your insurer prior to arrival and if possible, obtain a pre-authorisation number.

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Self pay

You don’t have to be insured to come to Moorfields Private. Many of our patients pay for their own treatment.

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Third party sponsorship

​If a company, employer or other third party agrees to settle your account, they will be required to provide a letter of guarantee along with a deposit.

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