Our modern, high quality and acute hospitals are
continuously investing in our facilities, the training of our staff
and in quality, in support of more sophisticated diagnosis, new
treatment techniques and the promotion and maintenance of good
Through investment and advances in non-invasive treatments, day
and outpatient surgery and a growing emphasis on preventative
medicine, we are helping to shorten the amount of time people will
spend in hospital.
The Group's focus on quality and continuous improvement is
reflected by the introduction of the Best Practice Initiative in
1998, our commitment to Clinical Governance, and to internal and
external audit. This included accreditation to such bodies as the
Health Quality Service (HQS) and Clinical Pathology Accreditation.
Centre for Educational and Clinical Effectiveness.
our ethos of continually keeping pace with new surgical and medical
techniques, we continually provide specialised training to ensure
high quality care for our patients.
Our centre for Education and Clinical Effectiveness annually
train staff from our hospitals, as well as the NHS and other private