- Not Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Cataract Full Pathway provider
I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Nuffield Health Exeter 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.
- Surgical retinal
I am Peter Simcock MB ChB DO FRCP FRCS FRCOphth a cataract surgeon and retina specialist. I have been a Consultant Eye Surgeon for 18 years and have a wealth of experience in treating cataract, retinal and macular problems. I trained in prestigious teaching hospitals including Moorfields in London and the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. I have 3 medical diplomas as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Surgeons of England and Ophthalmologists.
Areas of interest
Premium refractive microincision cataract surgery; Retinal surgery for floaters, retinal detachment, epiretinal membranes, macular holes; Injection treatments for wet macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and retinal vein occlusions.
- Hilary Hadden
- Admiral House Grenadier Road Exeter Business Park EXETER EX1 3QF
- 01392 434141
- 01392 369377
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Christopher J Day Not Fee Assured
- Dr Keith G Allman Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
I have been a substantive NHS Consultant at the West of England Eye Unit of the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital since 1996.
I have 45 scientific articles in peer reviewed journals and have also published 3 books. My research interests included limited posture macular hole surgery and combined lens removal at the time of vitrectomy surgery for macular holes, epiretinal membranes and floaters. I also have a clinical research interest in macular degeneration and was Principle Investigator in the MERLOT study in Exeter.
I enjoy time with my young family in the South West of England in my VW camper van.
I have a national clinical excellence award (Bronze) for my services to the NHS.
(Additional) Languages spoken
Patient Pictures - Ophthalmology by Peter Simcock, Health Press limited 2001 (online version updated 2013)
Fast Facts - Ophthalmology by Peter Simcock and Andre Burger Health Press limited 2006 (Second edition due for publication)
Eye Essentials for Every Doctor by Anthony Pane and Peter Simcock. Elsevier Health 2012
Courses offered to GPs
Eye essentials talks for GP's.
How to examine an eye in the GP's surgery talk.
I also give an annual half day seminar to GP trainees in the region every year on the basics of ophthalmology.
Reference number 2846062
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.