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Western Eye Hospital

Telephone: 020 3312 6666
Address: 153-173 Marylebone Road, London, Greater London, NW1 5QH
Website: http://www.imperial.nhs.uk/westerneye/index.htm

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 51 ratings for this hospital

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Overview

The Western Eye Hospital

The Western Eye Hospital is a renowned stand alone ophthalmic hospital established in 1856. It is now within Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

It is the specialist in-patient hub for ophthalmic services in west London with affiliated departments at a number of sites across London including Charing Cross Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital, Hillingdon Hospital and Central Middlesex Hospital.

Facilities include outpatients, inpatients, day-case and in-patient surgery, and a 24-hour eye accident and emergency service.

New referrals are predominantly seen in rapid access clinics and general ophthalmic clinics. These are then channelled through to sub-specialist ophthalmic clinics providing state of the art treatment for any condition that can affect the eye.

The Western Eye and Charing Cross hospitals also serve as tertiary referral centres for the whole of West London and beyond. Although the eye is a small organ, it is very complex anatomically and therefore additional expertise is required to cover the many diseases and problems that can affect each part of the eye.

Our consultants have sub-specialty expertise that cover every part of the eye and along with our ophthalmic trained nursing establishment aim to offer the very best ophthalmic care possible.

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Western Eye Hospital

Tel: 020 3312 6666

Address: 153-173 Marylebone Road, London, Greater London, NW1 5QH

Website: http://www.imperial.nhs.uk/westerneye/index.htm

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Quality of service at Western Eye Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.18% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

2.3% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 132 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

82%Patients recommend this hospital. 11 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

75%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1254 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

56%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1254 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

Lengthy waiting times but very kind and courteous staff

I have been to the A&E department several times this week for a corneal tear which became infected. It takes a very long time to be seen,...

25 July 2015

A&E department

A&E department on the 23/07/2015 Arrived to the department with my 18 months old daughter with an eye infection , waiting for hour and...

24 July 2015

professional receptionist in AMD

I attend the AMD dept at the Western Eye Hosp regularly with a friend who requires injection in both his eyes every 4 weeks. The waiting...

19 July 2015

care at this hospital

I have been attending the macular clinicthis hospital since 2006 and have been very impressed with the skilled treatment I have received....

11 July 2015

Cataract surgery

Todayl I had cataract surgery on my left eye. I arrived at 7:30 and was out by 13:00. The service was excellent from the receptionist rig...

8 July 2015

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Information supplied by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust