The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Teaching and Training

The Orthoptic department is a major clinical placement centre for the University of Sheffield Orthoptic undergraduate course. Occasionally placements are also provided for the University of Glasgow and Liverpool.

The Orthoptic department is also involved in teaching:

  • Ophthalmologists
  • Pre-registration Optometrists
  • Medical students
  • Student Nurses
  • School Nurses
  • Health Visitors

Work Experience

The Orthoptic department welcomes students interested in pursuing a career in Orthoptics for a day of observation in the clinical areas. To enquire about work experience please email the department leedsth-tr.orthoptics@nhs.net