The Ophthalmic department offers patients a range of services from general ophthalmology consultations to more specialised services.
The majority of our services are provided in our outpatients facilities at Solihull and Heartlands Hospitals and the Birmingham Chest Clinic. We also have an eye clinic at Good Hope Hospital.
Our services are delivered by some of the best ophthalmic specialists in the region. The department has around 80 staff and includes opthalmologists, ophthalmic nurses, optometrists, orthoptists, medical photographers, ophthalmic technicians, and an eye clinic liasion officer as well as a host of other support staff.
By choosing the Eye Service at the Heart of England Trust, you can be sure of the best care, provided locally by some of the best and most dedicated staff in the region.
If you need an appointment at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust your GP or Optometrist must refer you first. We will then provide you with an appointment at your earliest convenience
We have sub-specialist services for:
front of the eye
retinal disorders / diabetes
eye position and movement disorders (squints)
non surgical and surgical treatment
areas around the eye
eye plastic problems: drooping eyelids, outturning and inturning eyelid
Our departments are well equipped with the latest technology, allowing us to deliver consultations and operations at the highest possible standard.
Education and research are of vital importance in our department. Comprehensive information is available to our patients so they can make informed decisions about their care. And our staff are well trained and attend international conferences to present research best practice and this is incorporated into clinical treatments.
Please call 0121 424 2000 and ask for the name of the consultant you wish to speak to.