All routine referrals should be made via the GP

Please see the following link for more information:



Emergency Referrals – Bournemouth

Patients that need too be seen within 48 hours –

Urgent Referrals –

Before emailing or sending a px to eye emergency at Bournemouth, please telephone:

0300 019 4181 (general number for patients and practitioners)


0300 0196319 (Exclusively for Optometrists and GPs)

Routine Referrals: Bournemouth have asked all routine referrals to be sent via CHEC or the GP as these require eRS.

Dorset county Hospital

To make a referral use the following triage email address:

DCH will then contact the patient.

Opening hours: 9am-6pm Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm Saturday


Emergency referrals ring triage on 0300 019 6039 (practitioner line), then email finding to

Non-urgent referrals can be sent directly to

(wet AMD & urgent macular referrals also use this email address)