Nuffield Health picked up the award for Private Hospital Group of the Year for the second time at the Health Investor Awards 2018. The award is designed to recognise outstanding contribution to healthcare over the past 12 months, through innovation and excellence in healthcare products and services.
With a network of 31 hospitals across the UK, including Newcastle, Nuffield Health has concentrated on enhancing patient satisfaction and quality care across the organisation. In 2017, two of its hospitals – the Nuffield Health Leeds and the Nuffield Health Tees – became the second and third Nuffield Health Hospitals to receive the highest possible rating of excellence with an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC). To date 94% of Nuffield Health hospitals reviewed by regulators have achieved a rating of good or outstanding.
In accepting the award, Martin Friend, Chief Operations Officer said: “It’s great to be recognised two years in a row as leaders in healthcare excellence. This reflects our hospital teams’ consistent drive and focus to be the best.”
Matthew Lamb, Hospital Director at Nuffield Health Newcastle Hospital, added:
“Winning the Hospital Group of the Year Award is an amazing achievement and a great reflection on the teams working across the Nuffield Health network who go above and beyond each day to ensure that our patients receive the highest possible quality of service.
“As we continue to make improvements to our services and facilities and more patients get to know about us and the work we do, I hope that this award becomes just one of many and that the Group continues to receive the recognition it justly deserves for its quality of healthcare and the expertise of its staff and consultants.”
Nuffield Health was selected from a finalist group of four private hospital groups within the UK. The finalists included a mixture of not-for-profit, privately owned and publicly listed organisations.
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