For general COVID-19 advice please call Devon in Sight Helpline - 01392 876 666

Our helpline opening hours are Monday - Thursday 10am - 2pm.

If you are required to self-isolate please click on the photo link to view our COVID-19 Self-isolation Guide including the audio soundtrack.

Other sources of Coronavirus Advice

Here are some useful sources of advice on the Coronavirus and the impact on local and national eye services, which we will be updating regularly.


UK Government Advice

Devon County Council

Devon County Council Website

General Coronavirus Advice

Audio advice on handwashing

BBC Website

NHS Advice

Sight Loss FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions relating to Coronavirus


National Charities

Blind Veteran UK Coronavirus Service Update

Advice for friends, family and volunteers

Advice on helping people with sight loss with home shopping

Guide Dogs Coronavirus Advice

Macular Society

Injection treatment: Latest advice from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Top tips for travelling to your injections

RNIB Coronavirus Advice


Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital (including the West of England Eye Unit)

Torbay Hospital

Local Council

Devon County Council

East Devon District Council

Mid Devon District Council

Torbay Council

West Devon District Council


If you are aware of other useful information which we can add to this page, please email Jennie on

Information from our Local Teams

Local communities have been amazing in responding to this current situation so quickly, with new initiatives springing up every day.

Our staff are in regular contact with a wide range of local agencies so that we can make sure people with sight loss get the support they need, so do give us a call on 01392 876666.

Here are some useful contact details for support in your area.