Ramsay Health Care UK’s new Buckshaw Hospital in Chorley, was officially opened on Thursday 21st October 2021 by Professor Tim Briggs CBE, National Director of Clinical Improvement for NHS England.
The new hospital will provide additional capacity for both of Ramsay’s already established Fulwood Hospital and Euxton Hall Hospital, building on the excellent reputation of delivering high quality clinical care to patients in the local area. The new facility with continue the partnership with Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit to deliver joined up healthcare services in Preston, Chorley and surrounding communities. The hospital will provide services including diagnostics, physiotherapy, urology, endoscopy, orthopaedics, gynaecology, ENT and gastroenterology and for private, insured and NHS patients within the local community and further afield.
The event was attended by special guests including Professor Tim Briggs CBE, National Director of Clinical Improvement for NHS England, as well as representatives from local businesses and the local community. Also in attendance was Dr Andy Jones, CEO of Ramsay Health Care UK, representatives from the Ramsay Executive Board as well as founding consultants and staff members from Buckshaw Hospital. The event saw a ‘cutting of the ribbon’ to unveil the new hospital name.
Karen Crockatt, Hospital Director at Buckshaw Hospital said: “We are very excited to open the doors of our new day case hospital, and provide access to high quality healthcare with good outcomes to the local community. Our modern and discreet facility offers patients with access to treatment provided by top class consultants and an experienced team, all delivered in a safe, clean and high quality clinical environment.”
Dr Andy Jones, CEO, Ramsay Health Care UK said: “Buckshaw Hospital is a state of the art facility, and Ramsay is delighted to be able provide patients with high quality, safe care in a top quality environment. This facility marks a new age in Ramsay facilities and our focus on the day case pathway alongside the experience of our team ensures a stress free experience for our patients who can have assurance in the care being provided.”