Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen
The Royal Bournemouth Hospital is part of The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which was originally formed in 1991 and became a foundation Trust in April, 2005. As well as being an acute hospital, rehabilitation and care of the elderly facilities are also provided. At Christchurch Hospital the stroke rehabilitation unit is known nationally for its work with stroke patients. It achieved Beacon Status in 2000 and in 2005 received PDU (Practice Development Unit) accreditation. Recently at the Royal Bournemouth, a new state-of-the-art cardiac unit has opened which has expanded capacity for coronary angiography and provided two new services – coronary angioplasty and electrophysiology. The hospital also has a state-of-the-art scanner suite with four scanners providing faster diagnosis and treatment for patients with a wide range of diseases.
Stepping Hill Hospital is part of Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. The trust has been awarded three stars in the NHS Performance Ratings and was one of the first ten NHS Foundation Trusts in the country. The trust presently has 12,000 members and now includes the new
Amersham Hospital is part of Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust, which includes Stoke Mandeville and Wycombe hospitals. The Trust offers a total of 833 inpatient and day case beds across these hospitals.
The 465-bed Gartnavel General Hospital operates in close partnership with the Western Infirmary. A broad range of medical and surgical sub-specialities are provided, supported by an eight-theatre inpatient operating department. As the base for many of West Glasgow’s ambulatory care facilities, Gartnavel has a four-theatre day surgery unit, endoscopy suite, imaging department (including CT and interventional radiology) and main concentration of out-patient accommodation.
The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides comprehensive acute care for the population of Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and the South Waveney area, and for visitors to the area. This acute care is supported by care in community hospitals for those living in and around the district. It serves a population of approximately 230,000.
Leigh Infirmary is an elective diagnostic and rehabilitation site, which complements our emergency site in Wigan, with space for future development. This site is devoted to elective care, protected from the pressures of emergency work and also provides an atmosphere which is very attractive to patients undergoing elective investigational procedures.
The North Devon District Hospital is based at Barnstaple and is managed by the Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust. The Trust, which has been awarded a top three-star rating by the Healthcare Commission, provides a wide range of acute hospital services for over 150,000 people in North Devon and part of North Cornwall.
The Royal Alexandra Hospital is a busy district general hospital providing a full range of general hospital and maternity services from a modern facility on a 78-acre site in the town of Paisley. It serves a population of over 200,000 from a mixed urban and rural area. As well as providing healthcare to the people of Renfrewshire, it provides major trauma and emergency surgical care for Lomond and Argyll, stretching as far as Oban.