Birmingham Midland Eye Centre (Bmec)

01215543801 City Hospital N H S Trust, Dudley Road , Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 7QH
http://www.swbh.nhs.uk/

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 74 ratings for this clinic

Overview

demonstration of equipment at the eye centre

The Birmingham and Midland Eye centre, is the second largest eye centre in Europe, receiving referrals from GPs and hospitals Birmingham and the West Midlands.

We treat the whole range of eye conditions from relatively common, minor complaints through to Glaucoma, Cataracts and diabetic related eye conditions.

Our teams also provide treatments for rare conditions not available elsewhere in the UK.



Opening times

Monday 08:30 - 19:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 19:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 19:00
Thursday 08:30 - 19:00
Friday 08:30 - 19:00
Saturday 09:00 - 19:00
Sunday 09:00 - 18:00

Additional information

The Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre A&E Monday to Friday 8.30 to 7pm (although the department is open until 9pm to allow doctors and nurses to see and treat patients who arrive at 7pm). The department is open in the mornings at weekends. Outside these times, patients can be seen in City Hospital's A&E department where facilities are provided to assess and treat patients with eye problems. The outpatient department at the Birmingtham and Midland Eye is open every weekday from 9am until 5pm, although some patients are required to come in earlier for tests.

Last verified on 08/02/2013

Services

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Quality of service at Birmingham Midland Eye Centre (Bmec)

% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

88% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

88% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 83 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

64%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1043 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

44%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1043 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 1274 responses.

Latest reviews of this organisation

Awful appointment system

I have been attending the midland eye centre for many years. Last time I went in May, I was told that I needed to go back in 6 months an...

3 February 2016

31/1/16

I visited the eye centre on Sunday with my 13 month old who had a swollen eye. Seen very quickly by a lovely triage nurse. Then seen wit...

2 February 2016

Terrible service!

I had a appointment in November which had been rearranged by a senior member of the team to be told when I got there that there was no ap...

28 January 2016

Referred From Doctor

I was suffering with my right eye especially of weeping and as if something in my eye so i visited my local doctor to which they prescrib...

20 January 2016

Pleasantly surprised

I arrived at the hospital about 10.15 this morning after referral by my optician, was seen by triage quite quickly and given an appointme...

5 January 2016

Last updated on 08 February 2013.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust