- RPH News Editor
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.