Our current waiting times

First appointment From appointment to treatment*
6 weeks 4 weeks
*This will be dependent on how long it takes for your consultant to agree your treatment plan, following your consultation and the results of any tests.

Please note: waiting times displayed are indicative and can change on a daily basis.


You have the right to choose where you have your NHS treatment.

At St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre we offer free NHS treatments to all patients. You are not required to pay if you are an NHS patient and have been referred for treatment by your GP.

If you are unable to receive the treatment you need on the NHS, but don’t have private health insurance, look for this Available for Self Pay icon to discover the option of paying for yourself.

Click here for more information about self pay


Available for Self Pay Cataract surgery

Cataract treatment is a surgical procedure to remove the lens which has become cloudy and replace with an artificial lens or IOL. The procedure is typically performed on an outpatient basis and does not require an overnight stay in the hospital.

Glaucoma assessment

Glaucoma is an eye condition which can lead to loss of vision if not detected. It can affect people of all ages but is most prevalent in those in their 70s and 80s. It is a common condition but it doesn’t always display symptoms in the early stages. Several quick and painless tests can be carried out to check for glaucoma, including measurements of the pressure inside your eye and tests of your peripheral vision.

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