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 79 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)

101% 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)

83% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

69%Patients recommend this hospital. 52 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

83%Patients recommend this hospital. 201 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

6262% staff recommend this hospital for care. 856 responses. 6867 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

4848% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 856 responses. 6867 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 1356 responses.

Latest reviews of this organisation

Disappointed & frustrated

I had a phone call last wensday to say there was a cancellation on Sept 28th so could have my surgery..and to come for my pre op on Monda...

27 September 2016

They never answer the phone

I visited eye clinic a and e and was given eye drops for an eye ulcer/infection. I was given dilating drops to be used three times a day...

15 September 2016

Accompanying a patient

Can I please ask you to review your processes please, in particular for the people accompanying patients. I attended the eye hospital wit...

12 September 2016

Fantastic care and support given by clinic staff

Visited the eye clinic following referral from local hospital for my mother. She had been referred for further tests. The technician we s...

30 August 2016

Excellent care

I was referred by my local hospital for emergency surgery for a detached retina. Although at check in at the surgery unit they had no rec...

10 August 2016

Last updated on 08 February 2013.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust