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 105 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)

107% 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)

71% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

97% 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)

106% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

75%Patients recommend this hospital. 75 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

77staff recommend this hospital for care. 150 responses. 6836 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

59staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 150 responses. 6836 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 1064 responses.

Latest reviews of this organisation

Disappointed

I've been referred to see doctor at eye centre as the GP could not figure out what's happening to my eyes. The nurse at the registration ...

24 July 2017

Not a good time at BMEC

Am sat here now in the waiting room. Arrived early for our 10am appointment, saw the triage nurse quite quickly. It's now 1.30pm, we've j...

24 July 2017

7 year old daughter referred by optician

My 7 year old daughter was referred by optician as an emergency referral. I was given very little information and the optician was very v...

23 July 2017

I have been trying for Days and Days to get an appointment,

Calling several times a day, and at different times of the day, and No one Ever Answers!!! Is the receptionist on holiday? How on Ear...

13 July 2017

Cataract surgery

My father attended for his first cataract operation this week at the Birmingham Eye Hospital. The majority of the staff were kind and re...

8 July 2017

Last updated on 08 February 2013.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust