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 100 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)

118.15% 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)

78.88% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

96.86% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

88%Patients recommend this hospital. 8 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

61%Patients recommend this hospital. 84 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

64%staff recommend this hospital for care. 1206 responses. 6806 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

52%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1206 responses. 6806 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

89%Patients recommend this hospital. 924 responses.

Latest reviews of this organisation

Very professional service

Spent most of today in the clinic with my children, I must say that all the staff were brilliant at their jobs, very helpful and I would ...

24 November 2017

Worst behaviour by an eye surgeon

I came across a consultant who was testing my eyes for glucoma related ailment who did tell me initially that they will arrange me to be ...

23 November 2017

Eye Casualty Reception Staff.

I arrived at A&E and the Reception staff was very helpful. I had to drop some bloods off to the pathology lab. They tried the harde...

14 November 2017

Best emergency care ever

I came in to bmec with a very worrying detached retina on 1 November and was treated with great efficiency courtesy respect dignity throu...

7 November 2017

A and E experience

I visited the hospital with a suspected retinal detachment I was seen promptly by attentive staff from initial registration to discharge...

26 October 2017

Last updated on 08 February 2013.

Information supplied by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust