BMI Healthcare, the leading provider of private acute care in the UK, officially opened its new build hospital, The Meriden Hospital in Coventry, on 22 February 2006. A 48-bed private patient hospital in Walsgrave, Coventry, it boasts modern, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. It brings further expert resource to BMI Healthcare's nationwide services that provide the best possible care and clinical outcomes to private patients.
Providing a comprehensive private services, BMI The Meriden Hospital has two state of the art operating theatres, one of which is digitally equipped, allowing consultants to control equipment from a touch screen panel. A technically advanced imaging centre boasts digital fluoroscopy, ultrasound and mammography equipment, as well as modern, innovative MRI and CT scanners, for extremely high-resolution imaging that allows faster and more precise diagnosis. Facilities also include a large outpatient consulting suite and fully comprehensive endoscopy and physiotherapy units, all with the most advanced medical technology available.
"This new hospital, as part of our national investment programme, represents our continuing commitment to highest quality, private patient services in the UK. Our sector leadership is based on a relentless focus on the total quality of care and experience for each patient, and this continues at The Meriden Hospital," explained Ian Smith, chief executive of General Healthcare Group
Private hospital news update: February 2006