Bristol Eye Hospital

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Bristol Eye Hospital
University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Bristol Eye Hospital entrance.JPG
Entrance and one of five art works, called The Creation, along the hospital frontage
Bristol Eye Hospital is located in Bristol
Bristol Eye Hospital
Shown in Bristol
Geography
Location Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Coordinates 51°27′31″N 2°35′41″W / 51.4585°N 2.5948°W / 51.4585; -2.5948Coordinates: 51°27′31″N 2°35′41″W / 51.4585°N 2.5948°W / 51.4585; -2.5948
Organisation
Care system Public NHS
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university University of Bristol, Faculty of Health and Social Care University of the West of England
Services
Emergency department Daytime
Speciality Ophthalmology
History
Founded 1808
Links
Website http://www.uhbristol.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/your-hospitals/bristol-eye-hospital/
Lists Hospitals in England

Bristol Eye Hospital is a specialist ophthalmic hospital in Bristol.[1] It is part of the University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust.[2]

The hospital was founded in 1808 by Dr William Henry Goldwyer as "The Institution for the Cure of Disease of the Eye Amongst the Poor" in Lower Maudlin Street. In 1839, and again in 1898, it expanded into adjoining buildings. In 1935 a new building was completed, which was in turn replaced in 1982 creating the present hospital which opened in 1986. A refurbishment and expansion took place between 2010 and 2011.[3]

The University of Bristol Dental Hospital is adjacent, and the Bristol Royal Infirmary nearby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Overwiew -- Bristol Eye Hospital". nhs.uk. Retrieved 2015-11-15. 
  2. ^ "Bristol Eye Hospital". University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. Retrieved 2015-11-15. 
  3. ^ "Our heritage - Bristol Eye Hospital". University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2015.