St John Eye Hospital Jerusalem

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Address 4 Charterhouse Mews, London EC1M 6BB
Phone +44 20 7253 2582
Fax +44 20 7253 2612
Contact Isla Richards, Director of Fundraising
Date & Place of Foundation 1882, Jerusalem



  • We are the only charitable provider of expert eye care in the East Jerusalem, the Old City, the West Bank and Gaza.
  • Our services include Hospitals in East Jerusalem, Hebron and Gaza, clinics in Anabta and the Old City (Muristan), and a Mobile Outreach Programme which serves remote areas of the West Bank
  • Our Residency Programme and School of Nursing Programme trains local doctors and nurses, investing in the shattered local infrastructure
  • Our Jerusalem Hospital is the first Palestinian institution to receive the prestigious Joint Commission International accreditation, a standards award recognising the Hospital as achieving the highest standard of patient care
  • We work with Israel's world-renowned Hadassah Medical Center to provide doctors with otherwise unattainable training in Ophthalmology, as well as setting an example of cooperation



Statistics (2018)


  • In 2018, we treated 135,600 outpatients (including 42,700 children) regardless of race, religion or ability to pay
  • We performed over 4,800 major operations
  • Our Hospitals and Clinics employ 240 staff, including 24 doctors and 94 nurses
  • Currently there are 5 doctors in residence in our Residency Programme
  • In 2016, 6 nurses took part and qualified for our School of Nursing Programme
  • The cost of our charitable work in 2019 amounted to £9.75 million



Presentation of St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group (pdf, 4 MB, 2018)