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Western Eye Hospital

Telephone: 020 3312 6666
Address: 153-173 Marylebone Road, London, Greater London, NW1 5QH

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 53 ratings for this hospital


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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


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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

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 155 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

86%Patients recommend this hospital. 433 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

76%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1305 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

59%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1305 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 5049 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Outpatients Servive

I have a few possible issues regarding my vision due to diabetes. I had a visual test this year (June I think) and was supposed to see...

20 August 2015

Incompetent Administration

My mum had an appointment for a laser procedure 2 weeks ago for a cataract, she was called on the day of the appointment and was told tha...

14 August 2015

surgery 28/7/15.

I woke up this morning and could see out of my left eye again, it's early days yet and it may well be that the journey is not quite over ...

29 July 2015

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

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Last updated on 19 June 2015.

Information supplied by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust