City Hospital

The Trust will retain three key facilities on Dudley Road:

1.       Birmingham Treatment Centre

The Birmingham Treatment Centre provides state-of-the-art facilities for different services including:

Outpatient services:

  • General facilities for multi-speciality use
  • ENT and SLT
  • Breast services
  • Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics
  • Orthotics

Diagnostic services:

  • Endoscopy Unit
  • Imaging (PF, US, MRI, CTy)
  • Medical Illustration
  • Phlebotomy
  • Cardiac Diagnostics
  • Respiratory Physiology (Main Department)

Day Treatment:

  • Haemo oncology Services
  • Day Surgery Unit – Five theatres and One minor operations


  • Pharmacy
  • Clinical & Corporate Admin

2.       Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre

The Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre is the second largest facility of its kind in Europe. On the same site as the current City Hospital, the facility receives referrals from hospitals and GPs across the region. A very comprehensive set of services treats many serious eye complaints including glaucoma, cataracts and diabetes-related conditions.

Upon completion of the Midland Metropolitan Hospital, BMEC will continue to offer:

  • Outpatients & Paediatric Out Patient
  • Day Surgery unit (three theatres)
  • Visual Function department
  • Ophthalmology A&E
  • Orthoptics
  • Optometry
  • Ophthalmology diagnostics
  • Medical Illustration
  • Pharmacy
  • Clinical Admin/records
  • Bechets Service
  • Wet Lab/Training facility
  • Paediatric Day Surgery (No inpatients)

3.       The Sheldon building

This will increasingly become our intermediate and rehabilitative unit for predominantly Birmingham residents. The building will have 45 Intermediate Care beds .

Outpatient therapy services

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Therapy Services (Rehab, Occupational Therapy, Neurology, Speech and Language Therapy, Musculo-skeletal, Foothealth and Rheumatolog

Other Clinical Admin

4. Hearing Service Centre will be remained at City Hospital