Orthoptics is a department in Head and Neck Services within the Surgical Services Division.

We are situated in the main outpatients on B floor, Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital in the Yellow waiting area.

We also have an orthoptic department in Winchester and Andover hospital and outreach clinics in Alton and Bordon.

The team

Jill Shorrocks Head Orthoptist
Imran Khan Orthoptist and departmental clinical tutor
Kathryn Greenhalgh Orthoptist
Hedydd Dyer Orthoptist


Working closely with the ophthalmic consultants we provide a hospital service for a wide rande of patients of all ages such as:

Children with:

  • Squints
  • Lazy eyes (Amblyopia)
  • Abnormal Eye Movements

Adults with:

  • Diplopia (double vision) and blurred vision which can be caused by a wide range of conditions affecting the eyes including diabetes, stroke and thyriod eye disease.

Patients may be treated with glasses, prisms, patches or exercises. Some patients may also need surgery.

We provide a secondary screening service for babies and children referred by school nurses, health visitors, GPs and other health professionals with concerns about squint, eye movement disorders and visual problems.

The orthoptists can be contacted on:

Basingstoke - 01256 313239

Winchester - 01962 824143  

Andover - 01264 835311






updated 13 February 2018



Basingstoke - 01256 313239

Winchester - 01962 824143  

Andover - 01264 835311

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