Hospitals and Rotations

The hospitals within the West Midlands are:

1.                   Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre – Birmingham
                          Dudley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands B18 7QH
                           http://bmec.swbh.nhs.uk


2.                   Heart of England Foundation Trust

                              Birmingham Heartlands Hospital – East Birmingham

                                 Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS
                                 http://www.heartofengland.nhs.uk/



                               Good Hope Hospital – North Birmingham
                                   Rectory Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands  B75 7RR
                                   http://www.goodhope.org.uk/departments/eyedept/



                                Solihull Hospital – South Birmingham

                                Lode Lane, Solihull, B91 2JL
                                    http://www.heartofengland.nhs.uk/

 

                                Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

                                   Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2GW

                               https://www.uhb.nhs.uk/merger


3.             Russells Hall Hospital – Dudley
                    Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 2HQ
                    http://www.dgoh.nhs.uk/



4.               Sandwell General Hospital – West Bromwich
                    Lyndon, West Bromwich, West Midlands B71 4HJ
                    http://www.swbh.nhs.uk/



5.               New Cross Hospital – Wolverhampton   

                  Wolverhampton, WV10 OQP
                     http://www.royalwolverhamptonhjospitals.nhs.uk

 

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
                     http://www.burtonhospitals.nhs.uk/



7.                Victoria Eye Unit, Hereford County  Hospital – Hereford

                     Union Walk, Hereford HR1 2ER
                     http://www.wyevalley.nhs.uk/visitors-and-patients/county-hospital-%28acute%29/a-z-departments/ophthalmology.aspx





8.                North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary – Stoke on Trent
                      Newcastle Road,  Stoke on Trent  Stoke on Trent, ST4  6QG
                      http://www.uhns.nhs.uk/home.aspx


9.              Birmingham Childrens’ Hospital – Birmingham

                     Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham B4 6NH
                     http://www.bch.org.uk/


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
                     http://www.sath.nhs.uk/



11.               University Hospital of Coventry & Warwickshire – Coventry
                      Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry CV2 2DX
                      http://www.uhcw.nhs.uk/


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.