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- Accredited Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer the Full Pathway cataract surgery package for Bupa customers ...more
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Spire Parkway Hospital .
This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.
Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.
I am a consultant ophthalmologist since 2008 working in the NHS and have special interest in complex glaucoma and cataract surgery and management of combined cataract and glaucoma.
I have very keen interest in teaching and research and have close links with the Aston university.
I am the college tutor for ophthalmology for the trust and the Quality assurance lead for the West midland deanery.
I specialise in surgical and laser treatment of glaucoma and spectacle independence after cataract surgery.
Areas of interest
Phacoemulsification; Small incision cataract surgery; Surgery and laser for glaucoma; Diabetes, including diabetes mellitus; Cataract surgery; Glaucoma; Anterior segment surgery (eyes),
complex glaucoma surgery,
istent surgery for combined cataract and glaucoma,
tube implant surgery for complex glaucoma,
- Josephine Jones
- Heartlands hospital Birmingham B9 5SS
- 0121 424 2022
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Clinical Director for ophthalmology for the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and lead glaucoma specialist and Consultant ophthalmologist with since 2008.
Was the College tutor for ophthalmology for the West midlands deanery from 2008-2016 and QA lead for the Deanery from 2010-2014
Based at Heartlands, Solihull and Good hope Hospitals
optic disc and macular imaging in diabetes and glaucoma.
Vascular factors in open angle and normal tension glaucoma
cataract surgery and post op care
medical versus surgical treatment of advanced glaucoma
racket sports including badminton, squash, tennis.
Archives of ophthalmology
Cataract and refractive surgery
British journal of ophthalmology
Courses offered to GPs
ophthalmology and glaucoma updates
in the Solihull and Heartlands hospital area
most recent patient satisfaction survey showed very high level of patient satisfaction in the glaucoma clinics
infection rates following cataract surgery less than 0.1%
- MBBS University 1991
- MD ophthalmology AIIMS 1996
- FRCS Edinburgh Royal college of surgeons of Edinburgh 1999
- FRCOphth Royal college of ophthalmologist 2006
- Diabetes fellowship Queens medical centre nottingham 2003
- Glaucoma fellowship Western Eye hospital london 2006
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Consultant ophthalmologist The Heart of England NHS foundation trust 2008
Details of entry to specialist register
- ophthalmology register, 2006
Affiliations / memberships
Royal college of ophthalmologist London
Royal college of surgeons Edinburgh
British medical association
American academy of ophthalmology
European society of cataract and t\refractive surgeons
European glaucoma society
UK and Eire glaucoma society
- Midland Eye Institute
- 13:30 - 17:00
- 0845 850 1451
- Spire Parkway Hospital
- 09:00 - 13:00
- 0845 850 1451
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Spire parkway hospital