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 87 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)

96% 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)

94% 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)

76% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 38 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

85%Patients recommend this hospital. 148 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 1419 responses.

Latest reviews of this organisation

Most unimpressd

Very unimpressed with the lack of service. Despite an urgent referral from an optician over a week ago because the sight is rapidly faili...

17 January 2017

long waiting time & had to chase follow up appointment

When walked in asked where to go- reception gave me wrong directions. Bare in mind I was taking my grandma who cannot walk very far. So h...

4 January 2017

Special place

Went to the department 27/12/16 very busy all the members of staff could not do enough for my wife.although the department closed at 18.0...

30 December 2016

Treat elderly people with respect

I made the decision to transfer my father's treatment from another hospital to Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre as I thought we would re...

23 December 2016

First class treatment

I was concerned about an eye condition I had developed over the weekend and arrived early Monday morning expecting long delays. Within a ...

19 December 2016

Last updated on 08 February 2013.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust