Park Place Health Centre, Park Place, Darlington DL1 5LW

01642 087614teesside@newmedica.co.uk

Ophthalmology services in Darlington

The Newmedica Darlington eye health outpatient clinic operates from Park Place Health Centre, Park Place, Darlington and provides pre-assessment appointments for NHS patients with treatment taking place at our surgical centre in Middleborough. The clinic is led by consultant ophthalmologists Qasim Mansoor and Philip Severn, alongside operations director, Annette Johnson.

The partners and consultants also operate the Newmedica Middlesbrough eye health clinic and surgical centre, delivering treatments for age-related macular degeneration, cataract surgery, oculoplastic, glaucoma, medical retina clinics and YAG laser treatment.

We cater for eye services across the region, including Darlington, Barnard Castle, Richmond, Catterick, Newton Aycliffe, Bishop Auckland, Spennymoor and the surrounding area.

By appointment only

We operate from Newmedica Darlington on a ad-hoc basis and are based at Newmedica Middleborough, therefore we ask that you please only visit this clinic by appointment

Quality care provided at convenience for you

We provide ophthalmology services with personalised care, quality lenses, and short wait times.

For nearly 20 years, we've provided ophthalmology services and expert care to thousands of individuals across England. As industry leaders in ophthalmology, we know just what it takes to provide the right level of support to protect people’s sight, so they can get back to doing what they love.

5 reasons why we’re the right choice for you

Our clinics are owned and led by the consultant doctors who care for you. For them it’s personal. The whole team are dedicated to understanding your needs so they can provide you with the best possible experience and we know this also results in measurably better outcomes.

Our personalised patient care will make you feel comfortable and at ease. We’ll give you a warm welcome, hold your hand if you’re nervous and be there for you throughout your time with us.

Our short waiting times means you’ll have your first appointment within a couple of weeks, and we aim to complete treatment within eight weeks of your referral.

We choose to use the highest-quality lenses which means you’ll get the best clinical outcomes, including some that can reduce your dependence on glasses. Importantly, we’ll always give you a choice and explain the options.

State-of-the-art facilities with the latest equipment.

Conditions we treat

Getting referred to Newmedica

If you think you have an eye condition, you should see your optician or GP for a detailed assessment. They’ll go through all the options available and tell you where you can have your treatment.

The referral process will differ slightly depending on whether you want to be an NHS or private patient. You’ll find all the information you need on our NHS and private patient pages.

NHS patients

Learn more about our NHS services
and how you can be referred.

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Private patients

Find details about our private
options and how to get started.

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Self-referring? Call 01642 087614

Meet our consultants

We offer patients access to leading consultants who are also partners in the business, meaning they’re directly involved in setting our high standards of care.

Frequently asked questions

Do you offer NHS treatment?

Yes, at Newmedica, we offer NHS-funded treatment, to all those people who live in England.

The NHS offers you the choice of where you’d like to receive your NHS-funded treatment from, so you can choose Newmedica for your eye-care services.

How do I get referred to Newmedica?

If your optician or GP suspects you have an eye condition, they’ll explain all available options and where you can receive care from. If you want to choose Newmedica, just let them know and they can manage the referral for you.

How can I refer a patient to Newmedica?

If you want to refer a patient to Newmedica, just follow the steps in our referral guide.

Darlington Referral Guide

Do you offer private treatment?

Our range of private treatments and services are available for people who opt to cover the cost of their treatment cost of their treatment themselves or have covered by their private medical insurance.

If you are interested in receiving private treatment, please visit our private-patient webpage for more information.

Contact us

Phone us on 01642 087614 or email us at teesside@newmedica.co.uk

How to get to us

By car

From the A1M northbound exiting onto the A167 on A68 continue until you reach Northgate roundabout. Exit onto the A617 St Cuthbert’s Way and when you reach Freeman’s place roundabout continue straight o the A167, take the first slip road onto the B6280 and then turn right on to Park Place. Newmedica is located inside Park Place Health Centre on the left.

From A66M continue straight at Blackwell Roundabout onto A66 Bridge Road, at the second roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A167 Grange road, continue on the A617 for the following two roundabouts and turn right on to the B6280 then turn right onto Park place and Newmedica is located inside Park Place Health Centre on the left.

By bus

The nearest bus stop is Hippodrome on Yarm road with buses 2, 2A, 3A, 12, 13A and 13B stopping here.

By train

Darlington station is a 5 minute walk or 2 minute taxi ride to the clinic.

This service is delivered in Darlington, by Teesside Newmedica Limited, a joint venture partnership company within the Newmedica Group. Teesside Newmedica Limited is registered with the Care Quality Commission, provider number 1-7055402853.

Directors: Philip Severn, Consultant Ophthalmologist; Qasim Mansoor, Consultant Ophthalmologist; Annette Johnson, Operations Director.