Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust

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Name :

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust

Address  :

162 City Road

Town  :

London

State  :

Greater London

Country  :

UK

Post Code:

EC1V 2PD

Phone  :

020 7253 3411

Web URL  :

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust
Specialization
  • Oncologist
  • Ophthalmology
  • Paediatrics
  • Radiation therapy
  • Vertigo
Facilities

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  • Medicine Facility
  • Medical Stores
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Description

About us
Moorfields was founded in 1804 and opened in 1805 We are the oldest and one of the largest centres for ophthalmic treatment teaching and research in the world

More patients in the UK come to Moorfields than to any other eye hospital or clinic because of our worldfamous reputation This is based on the expertise of our clinical staff and the cuttingedge research taking place on site

In fact over half the ophthalmologists practising in the UK and many more overseas have received specialist training at Moorfields

In 2004 we were one of the first organisations to become an NHS foundation trust More recently UCL Partners of which we are an integral part was accredited by the Department of Health as one of the UKs first academic and health science centres

Who we are
Staff at Moorfields outreach centre at Bedford

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust employs over 1300 people who work on 12 sites in and around London

Our staff include opthalmologists ophthalmic nurses optometrists orthoptists medical photographers ophthalmic technicians and a host of other specialists

We also employ clerical managerial and other professional staff scientists and researchers teachers and lecturers catering and portering staff all of who are equally important in ensuring that we maintain high standards of care and treatment
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