Hospitals and Rotations

The hospitals within the West Midlands are:

1.                   Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre – Birmingham
                          Dudley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands B18 7QH

2.                   Heart of England Foundation Trust

                              Birmingham Heartlands Hospital – East Birmingham

                                 Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS

                               Good Hope Hospital – North Birmingham
                                   Rectory Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands  B75 7RR

                                Solihull Hospital – South Birmingham

                                Lode Lane, Solihull, B91 2JL


                                Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

                                   Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2GW


3.             Russells Hall Hospital – Dudley
                    Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 2HQ

4.               Sandwell General Hospital – West Bromwich
                    Lyndon, West Bromwich, West Midlands B71 4HJ

5.               New Cross Hospital – Wolverhampton   

                  Wolverhampton, WV10 OQP


The main unit is the Wolverhampton Eye Infirmary (now housed at |New Cross Hospital) and services Wolverhampton and adjacent populations.  Ophthalmic services also take place at Walsall Manor Hospitals NHS Trust, Cannock Eye Centre, Cannock Chase Hospital and Stafford Hospital (Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust).  Subspecialty experience is offered in vitreo-retinal surgery, medical retina, ocular motility, paediatric ophthalmology, glaucoma, cornea and external eye disease and oculoplastic surgery. The unit also houses the region’s cataract and vitreo-retinal surgery simulator.

6.                Queens Hospital – Burton

                     Belevedere Road, Burton on Trent, Staffs, DE13 ORB

7.                Victoria Eye Unit, Hereford County  Hospital – Hereford

                     Union Walk, Hereford HR1 2ER

8.                North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary – Stoke on Trent
                      Newcastle Road,  Stoke on Trent  Stoke on Trent, ST4  6QG

9.              Birmingham Childrens’ Hospital – Birmingham

                     Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham B4 6NH

This is a specialised  Paediatric hospital, providing ophthalmology services both to local residents,  tertiary referrals from the West Midlands Region and a series of national services including  retinoblastoma.  There are  day and inpatient beds available, with the great majority of care as day case.  Practically all tertiary level  Paediatric ophthalmology surgery is undertaken at BCH.  There are several multidisciplinary teams that BCH eye department either run or contribute to.  

10.               Royal Shrewsbury Hospital – Shrewsbury
                      Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury, SY3 8XQ

11.               University Hospital of Coventry & Warwickshire – Coventry
                      Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry CV2 2DX

This new hospital provides Ophthalmology services for Coventry & Warwickshire residents.  Subspecialty experience is offered in paediatric ophthalmology, medical retina, glaucoma, cornea, oculoplastics and vitreo-retinal surgery.