Mr Stephen Scotcher



GMC number: 3194254

Practicing since: 1987



Consultation times

  • Weekly Tuesday
  • Other times by arrangement
  • Overview

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01432 370874


Mr Scotcher studied at Bristol University. He obtained a first class degree in Anatomical Science in 1984, and qualified as a doctor in 1987. After three years of post-graduate training in acute general medicine, he became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians in 1990.

He commenced his training in ophthalmology at the Southampton Eye Hospital, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 1993. Higher specialist training was obtained on the West Midlands Specialist Registrar Rotation, based around the Birmingham and Midlands Eye Hospital. After a year working as an exchange registrar in Brisbane, Australia, he then completed a Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology, at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital in 1999. Mr Scotcher took up his appointment as Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in Hereford in 2000.

Mr Scotcher is happy see to patients with any ophthalmic condition, including cataract, glaucoma, squint, (strabismus), age-related macular degeneration, dry and watery eyes, and minor lid disorders.

Other interests

Mr Scotcher is the RCOphth College Tutor for the Victoria Eye Unit at Hereford County Hospital. He has a major interest in under-graduate and post-graduate training.  He is joint Programme Director for the West Midands School of Ophthalmology.

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Stephen Scotcher at Nuffield Health

  • Visual Fields
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Eyelid cyst removal

Locations Mr Stephen Scotcher works with

Related experience


  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • British and Irish Strabismus Association
  • Midlands Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Society
  • Midlands Ophthalmological Society
  • Medical Defence Union

Other post held

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Victoria Eye Unit, Hereford Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Consultant Opthalmologist, Nuffield Health Hereford Hospital

Insurers Mr Stephen Scotcher works with

Mr Stephen Scotcher works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


Mr Stephen Scotcher does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Stephen Scotcher does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Stephen Scotcher does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.