Cobalt Hospital Rated ‘Good’ Following CQC Inspection

Cobalt Hospital in Newcastle, part of Ramsay Health Care UK, is delighted that the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated the hospital ‘Good’ following its latest inspection.

The report, published on 29th February 2024 rated Cobalt Hospital to be ‘good’ in areas including being safe, effective, caring, responsive and well led.

Chris Dean, Hospital Manager said:

“I am immensely proud that Cobalt Hospital has been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC in all domains and the result is a reflection of the hard work and dedication of all the staff.  Our team works hard to ensure patients receive high quality care.  It has been rewarding to read the CQC report which acknowledges this, and to share this with our team. I am delighted the inspectors recognised the value we place on delivering high standards of patient care and we will always continue to strive to deliver the very best health care to our local community.”

Julie Davidge, Head of Clinical Services added:

“I am very proud of the hard work being delivered by the entire hospital team to help achieve this result.  We will continue to work towards our goal of being an ‘Outstanding’ Hospital.

Achieving good across all areas is testament to the staff, the dedication and the culture to provide excellence in patient care.” 

The report can be found on the CQC website.


group of smiling hospital workers with 'good' balloons

Notes to Editors

Cobalt Hospital is part of Ramsay Health Care, a global leader in the independent healthcare sector with 480 facilities across five countries and 34 hospitals in the UK.  Cobalt Hospital treats private, insured and NHS patients across a range of treatments and services including: Orthopaedics, General surgery, Gastroenterology, Vascular Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery.