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 80 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)

84% 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)

80% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

124% 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)

124% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 36 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 155 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. 1316 responses.

Latest reviews of this organisation

Dignified re-assuring fast care for diabetes-blurred vision

I attended the Eye A & E clinic today due to issues with intermittent blurred vision due to diabetes and possibly due to my eating disord...

26 April 2016

Poor service on recent visit

I visited Birmingham Midland Eye Centre on 15th April 2016 to follow up on how I was getting along with the new prisms incorporated into ...

16 April 2016

Outstanding treatment

I have recently had a lens implant (this weekend) my consultant and their team were outstanding and ensured from the moment I arrived I w...

22 March 2016

Our wonderful NHS

After a routine eye test, my optician referred me to BMEC for further investigation. I was obviously quite shocked at the time & very...

17 March 2016

Total lack of assistance

I have been trying since 9am this morning to cancel an appointment for my father which was due today. This is because he is an inpatient...

14 March 2016

Last updated on 08 February 2013.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust