BMI Bishops Wood Hospital, Northwood
Bishops Wood Hospital works in partnership with NHS Mount Vernon Hospital, making use of the hospital’s specialist facilities. It offers critical care services. The hospital has bowel and breast cancer services. Bishops Wood also offers a range of complementary therapies including acupuncture, relaxation techniques and massage.
The Bury St Edmund’s Nuffield Hospital has 40 beds and three operating theatres. It provides a range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services. The hospital is able to perform surgery for both breast and bowel cancer, and both units are BUPA-approved. Chemotherapy is also available to treat the disease, and palliative care for patients whose illness is terminal. MRI and CT scans are not available at the hospital, but it can offer x-ray, ultrasound and bone densitometry – the last being useful for the diagnosis of conditions such as osteoporosis. Physiotherapy is offered, along with special treatment for sports injury patients. There is a gymnasium on site. Acupuncture and aromatherapy are both available for patients interested in complementary therapies. Although the hospital does not perform surgery on children, there are outpatient services available for younger patients.
Patients benefit from the services of Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Royal Hospital, where the unit is based. There are no critical care beds but there is always one member of staff on duty who is trained in advanced life support. The bowel cancer service has been awarded Bupa approval, but chemotherapy is not offered.
BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital, in Orpington, Kent, is a 50-bed private hospital which provides a wide range of surgical, medical and diagnostic services. It has one critical care bed, and there are always at least two members of staff on site with Advanced Life Support training. The hospital has BUPA approved surgical services for both bowel and breast cancer as well as chemotherapy for the treatment of the disease. Chelsfield Park provides paediatric surgery for children between the ages of three and seventeen. Again, there are always at least two members of staff on site with Paediatric Advanced Life Support training.
Fawkham Manor Hospital is part of BMI Healthcare, Britain’s leading provider of independent healthcare with over forty hospitals nationwide performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. The hospital’s commitment is to quality and value, providing facilities for advanced surgical procedures together with friendly, professional care.
Fernbrae Hospital attracts over 100 consultants who receive support from the team of resident medical officers, one of whom is available 24 hours a day. The hospital offers a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to complex surgery.
The Abbey Gisburne Park in Lancashire is, with 35 beds, a reasonably small private hospital. Although the hospital does not perform surgery on children under the age of three, it is able to undertake surgical procedures on those aged between three and twelve. There are always at least two members of staff on site with Paediatric Advanced Life Support training, meaning there is support available in the event of an emergency. A range of complementary therapies is available at Abbery Gisburne Park – acupuncture, aromatherapy and homeopathy are all offered. The hospital has surgical services for breast and bowel cancer, though neither unit is BUPA-approved at present. Physiotherapy services are available at the hospital. There is specialist treatment for sports injury, hydrotherapy services available, and a gym to aid treatment.
BMI Goring Hall Hospital has 52 beds and 3 major operating theatres, 2 of which are fitted with laminar flow – a special clean air system which helps to decrease the risk of infection. The hospital has services for both breast and bowel cancer, chemotherapy is available for treatment of the disease and the breast care unit is BUPA approved. Palliative care is also available for patients whose illness is terminal. Diagnostic services include x-ray facilities, ultrasound, bone densitometry and mammography.
Nuffield Hospitals was established in 1957 and has since been providing high quality healthcare services to local communities. As a not for profit organisation and a registered charity, they reinvest their entire surplus back into improved health services such as improved facilities and services, modern technology and equipment. Nuffield Hospitals provides healthcare services for many varying needs from simple blood tests to heart surgery, and aim to provide treatments and services to meet a variety of needs.