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 78 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

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

Best Eye Centre in Birmingham

Well most of time I come to eye centre in Birmingham is very good but some improvements need urgent attention the waiting time can be ver...

7 August 2016

Staff very caring

My dad had minor surgery as a day patient yesterday. He sadly has Alzheimer's dementia. The staff were extremely caring and compassionate...

29 July 2016

Professional and caring

I had an eye test at my usual optician because of problems with not being able to focus with the one eye. They discovered that I had wet ...

22 July 2016

saturday 16th july

Terrible place to go. Hot. Stuffy and dirty. Scruffy rooms to be seen in. Nasty place. Not helped with the lack of information the lack o...

16 July 2016

Last updated on 08 February 2013.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust