Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO)


Barnsley Hospital, Outpatients Department, Gawber Road, Barnsley, S75 2EP

Who we are

The ECLO (Eye Clinic Liaison Officer) offers emotional and practical support to people with a sight condition and their families and carers. As part of the RNIB, the ECLO is here to help you and your loved ones face the future with confidence.


The ECLO service is available to anyone, including families and carers who is concerned about their sight loss or eye condition and needs advice, emotional or practical support.

The ECLO is able to assist people with an eye condition to access the support they may need, when they need it.

Woth my expert guidance, you can find ways to :

  • Maintain your independence
  • Better understanding of your eye condition and treatment
  • Apply for helpful benefits and concessions
  • Use technology to help you do the things you need to do
  • Stay in employment or education or take up new opportunities
  • Continue enjoying leisure activities

If you are newly diagnosed or have been living with a sight condition for some time, we are here to help. Further information is available through the RNIB website www.rnib.org.uk/advice or www.barnsleyhospital.nhs.uk or www.sightlinedirectory.org.uk/

Opening Times

Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm

Friday 8.00am - 1.00pm

Contact Details

Contact name: Elaine Meehan

Email address: eclo.barnsley@nhs.net

Phone number: 07834 394 327

Mobile number:

Contact name: RNIB Helpline

Phone number: 0303 123 9999

Mobile number:


Address details:

Barnsley Hospital, Outpatients Department, Gawber Road, Barnsley, S75 2EP

Published: 09 August 2019