Birmingham Midland Eye Centre (BMEC)

01215543801 City Hospital N H S Trust, Dudley Road , Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 7QH

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 89 ratings for this clinic


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


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Quality of service at Birmingham Midland Eye Centre (BMEC)

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

54%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1438 responses. 6683 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 1305 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 244 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

87%Patients recommend this hospital. 248 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

68%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1438 responses. 6683 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this organisation

No medicine/eye drops available after 4.45pm- 38 hour wait!

I was given a prescription at 8.15pm at night - I then had to find a pharmacy that was open. I went to three pharamacies several miles ap...

22 January 2019

Absolulty disgraceful

Over 2 hours of trying to phone to make an appointment for my 4 year old child who has just had eye surgery. Instructed by doctor to seek...

18 January 2019

Waiting times are poor!

Arrived at the centre at 2pm, was told to take a seat in triage, as I was unsure if I had been called I went to the triage desk to double...

9 January 2019

Possible partially detached retina

i cannot recommend this hospital enough. Every member of staff is a professional as well as being caring and kind. Kindness is has died o...

15 December 2018


An absolute disgrace. I was told to book an appointment online where no appointments were available. I was asked to leave a telephone nu...

22 November 2018

Last updated on 08 February 2013.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust