Western Eye Hospital

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Western Eye Hospital
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Western Eye Hospital.jpeg
Location Marylebone Road
London, NW1
United Kingdom[1]
Care system NHS
Hospital type Specialist
Emergency department Yes
Website http://www.imperial.nhs.uk/westerneye/index.htm Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Western Eye

Western Eye Hospital (WEH) is an ophthalmology hospital in west London.

The hospital operates an emergency department 24-hours a day, for ambulance and walk-in cases. It features a minor surgical theatre, a triage system, inpatient beds and two ophthalmic operating theatres. It treats a wide range of eye conditions from glaucoma to wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a major cause of blindness.

The lead consultant is Mr Graham Duguid and the hospital is owned and operated by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust who also run the nearby St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, as well as Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital and Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital. WEH (formerly the Western Ophthalmic Hospital) has been providing ophthalmic services since 1856.


See also


  1. ^ "Western Eye Hospital Address". 

External links

  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Imperial College Healthcare Ophthalmology services
  • Ophthalmology at Western Eye Hospital
  • Lost Hospitals of London  – Western Eye Hospital - history of the hospital to the present

Coordinates: 51°31′15″N 0°09′49″W / 51.5208°N 0.1635°W / 51.5208; -0.1635

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