Birmingham Midland Eye Centre (BMEC)

0121 507 4440 City Hospital, Dudley Road , Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 7QH


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 17/03/2021


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Quality of service at Birmingham Midland Eye Centre (BMEC)

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

57%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 54 responses. 6712 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 4594 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 98 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

64%Patients recommend this hospital. 190 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

63%staff recommend this hospital for care. 54 responses. 6712 staff work at this trust.

Last updated on 08 February 2013.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust