Regent’s Park shortlisted as Finalist in the ‘Public Private Partnership of the Year’ category at the 2018 HealthInvestor Awards

BOURNEMOUTH, United Kingdom, 3 April 2018: Regent’s Park Healthcare and The Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation have been shortlisted as Finalist in the Public Private Partnership of the Year category at the 2018 HealthInvestor Awards. The award relates to their partnership called the ‘Dorset Heart Clinic’.

Background to the HealthInvestor Awards:

  • The HealthInvestor Awards is the biggest event of the year for the independent health industry.
  • The forum is designed to promote excellence and recognise innovation in the independent healthcare sector and attracts over 1,200 guests each year to the Grosvenor House Hotel, London. This year, the judges will be looking for organisations and individuals that have made an outstanding contribution to healthcare in 2017.
  • The HealthInvestor Awards offer an opportunity to showcase expertise and commitment to what is an increasingly important sector for the UK economy. The awards are aimed at those professionals investing in, advising or operating companies in the health and social care and the finalists represent the leading players in this diverse and burgeoning market.
  • Successful entries are shortlisted on the awards website before being sent to an independent panel of high profile judges. Finalists and other firms active in the health sector will then have the opportunity to attend a gala dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London’s largest prestige events venue.

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Regent’s Park opens the Dorset Heart Clinic

LONDON, United Kingdom, 3 April, 2017: Regent’s Park Healthcare Ltd. (RPH), an independent healthcare company specialising in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, today announced the opening of “The Dorset Heart Clinic”.

The Dorset Heart Clinic is a world-class, state-of-the-art, private patient cardiology centre located within the Royal Bournemouth Hospital – it is the largest dedicated private cardiology facility on the south coast of England.

The Dorset Heart Clinic provides a comprehensive range of outpatient and invasive cardiology services that include: cardiac screening, cardiac rehabilitation, outpatient investigations, simple and complex coronary stenting, device implantation, pacemaker insertion, cardioversion, cardiac resynchronisation therapy, simple and complex cardiac electrophysiology & ablation.

The Dorset Heart Clinic comprises a fully equipped outpatient suite on the first floor of the Jigsaw building with five private consulting rooms and four treatment rooms offering a full range of outpatient cardiology investigations including cardiac CT and cardiac MRI. Inpatient cardiology services with access to four cardiac cath labs are provided from a newly refurbished private patient room area called the ‘Regent’s Park Suite’. Each of the private rooms have ensuite facilities, smart TVs, internet access and dedicated telephones. Patients will also benefit from luxury bed linen, bathroom towels, robes, slippers and toiletries, as well as a private dining menu of quality food served with silver-plated cutlery. An on-site, full-time, business and patient support team will ensure private patients receive a first-class experience in a safe, welcoming and high-quality environment.

The Dorset Heart Clinic is led by a team of consultant cardiologists from the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. They are at the forefront of their respective areas of clinical practice with reputations synonymous with excellence both nationally and internationally. They are supported by a comprehensive team of cardiac professionals that include specialist nurses, physiologists, radiographers and dietitians. The Royal Bournemouth Hospital has one of the largest and best equipped cardiac departments in the NHS with over 300 cardiac staff, 4 cath labs and 16 critical care beds. Together, the Dorset Heart Clinic team provide expertise across every aspect of cardiovascular disease management.

The Dorset Heart Clinic is registered as a private acute healthcare facility with the Care Quality Commission. It has also been awarded BUPA healthcare quality accreditation and therefore recognition as a cardiac centre across the nationwide BUPA network. The heart clinic is located in bespoke facilities, integrated with the NHS, to ensure the highest level of safety and quality.

Dr. Ohri, Chief Executive Officer of Regent’s Park Healthcare Ltd said, “This is a very exciting day for all of us. It is the culmination of many months of careful planning and a tribute to the successful working relationship between the Trust, the cardiologists’ and our company.” He added, “This is a win-win for all. It will mean private patients are assured of world-class specialist care and the very highest standard of service, together with the confidence of being in the NHS with its safety-net of resources on hand. It will allow cardiologists’ to remain within their NHS hospital, to support the NHS, and to work with staff that they know. It will also mean the Trust can repatriate income from private hospitals and re-invest these monies back into frontline NHS care.”

He said, “We feel privileged to be opening the Dorset Heart Clinic and to continue working with the highly dedicated staff and management at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. We believe there is a large market gap for safe, high quality, private cardiology services across the region, it is a gap we intend to fill and grow in the coming months and years ahead.”

Dr. Ohri added, “In summary, the Dorset Heart Clinic will provide unparalleled world-class specialist care and the very highest standard of service to patients with heart disease from across the county and its surrounding areas, the Channel Islands and internationally.”

 

A formal opening ceremony of the Dorset Heart Clinic will take place in the coming months.

The Dorset Heart Clinic is registered with the Care Quality Commission, England’s healthcare regulator, Registration Number: 1-3550707911.

The Dorset Heart Clinic is a trading name for Dorset Heart Clinic LLP, a Limited Liability Partnership, company number OC414702, between The Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Regent’s Park Healthcare Ltd.

For more information visit the Dorset Heart Clinic website: www.dorsetheartclinic.co.uk or contact the Dorset Heart Clinic on 01202 705454.

 

New partnership formed to develop the Dorset Heart Clinic

LONDON, United Kingdom, 26 November, 2016: Regent’s Park Healthcare Ltd. (RPH), an independent healthcare company specialising in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, today announced it has entered into a formal partnership with The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The partnership will lead to the development of a world-class, state-of-the-art, private patient cardiology centre, to be called “The Dorset Heart Clinic” – it will be the largest dedicated private cardiology facility on the south coast of England.

The partnership will leverage the considerable experience and resources of both organisations’ in the delivery of cardiology services across the private and public sectors to better serve the needs of patients across Dorset and its neighbouring areas. The heart clinic will also allow the Trust to repatriate income from private hospitals and to re-invest these monies back into frontline NHS care.

Dorset Heart Clinic is the trading name for a limited liability partnership company between The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Regent’s Park Healthcare. The partnership is registered as Dorset Heart Clinic LLP, company number OC 414702.

Dorset Heart Clinic is scheduled to open in April 2017.

For more information please contact the Dorset Heart Clinic office on 01202 705454 or email enquiries@dorsetheartclinic.co.uk

Regent’s Park CEO invited to speak at the British Museum

LONDON, United Kingdom, 1 December, 2015: Regent’s Park Heart Clinics Ltd. (Regent’s Park), an independent healthcare company specialising in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, today announced that its Chief Executive, Dr. Ohri, has been invited to speak alongside other healthcare executives at the 2015 London Business School Global Healthcare conference.

The opening keynote speaker will be Mr. Stuart Fletcher, CEO of Bupa and the closing keynote will be delivered by Dr. Paul Stoffels, Chief Scientific Officer and Worldwide Chairman, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals

Below is an excerpt of the background to the meeting:

A healthy future? Striking the balance between patients, value and innovation. The healthcare ecosystem is changing.  Developments in technology and rising patient expectations will require paradigm shifts in the way healthcare is delivered.  The picture is complicated by continued strain on limited healthcare budgets and the need to provide satisfactory returns to investors.  As we move towards the future, new models for business and for the provision of clinical care will be needed to adequately serve stakeholders – how will we strike a balance between patients, value and innovation?”

The conference is to be held on Monday 7 December 2015 at the iconic British Museum and is sponsored by The Boston Consulting Group.

Regent’s Park is an independent company dedicated to creating world-class centres for the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. The company develops, owns and operates diagnostic and treatment facilities focusing exclusively on cardiovascular disease in partnership with leading hospitals and groups of cardiologists across the United Kingdom. Regent’s Park has been a national provider of cardiology services to the NHS since 2003, and has provided invasive cardiology procedures to over 35,000 patients through its facilities – coronary angiograms, coronary angioplasty, cardiac electrophysiology, defibrillator and pacing procedures. Regent’s Park prides itself on its ability to deliver high quality, cost effective cardiac care, through excellent service, efficient operations management, well trained staff, and uncompromising professionalism.

The Regent’s Park guiding philosophy is that every patient with heart disease should have access to healthcare of a world-class standard.

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100% service uptime in managed cardiology services contract

LONDON, United Kingdom, 1st November, 2015: Regent’s Park Cardiovascular Solutions Ltd. (Regent’s Park), an independent healthcare company specialising in the provision of cardiology services to the NHS, announced it delivered 100% service uptime in a managed cardiology services contract at the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in Harlow, Essex.

Bryn Webber, Cardiac Services Director at Regent’s Park said: “Harlow required a rapid response, and we responded with a modular cath lab and staffing solution within 2 weeks of receiving their request.” He added: “Working closely with their cardiologists’ and staff over a seven month period we delivered a fully managed cardiology service – diagnostics, PCI and pacemaker insertions, five days per week, providing 100% service uptime – a tremendous outcome measure which I believe is an excellent testament to our technical and operational capabilities.”

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust was established in April 1995. It is a medium size hospital with an income of circa £170 million, comprising 420 general and acute beds and providing general acute services, including a 24/7 emergency department, an intensive care unit, a maternity unit and a level II neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).The Trust employs 2,500 staff and serves a core population of about 350,000 for people living in West Essex and East Hertfordshire.

Regent’s Park has been a national provider of cardiology services to the NHS since 2003. The company comprises five operating divisions arranged across a nationwide network of cardiac catheterisation laboratories, cardiac personnel and specialist heart clinics that together have delivered over 90,000 invasive cardiology procedures – coronary angiograms, angioplasty, cardiac electrophysiology, transcatheter aortic valve implantations, defibrillator insertions and pacing procedures. Regent’s Park prides itself on its ability to deliver high quality, cost effective cardiac care, through excellent service, efficient operations management, well trained staff and uncompromising professionalism.

The Regent’s Park guiding philosophy is that every patient with heart disease should have access to healthcare of a world-class standard.

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