Phoenix Hospital Group announces acquisition of Baddow Hospital

Phoenix Hospital Group (PHG), one of the UK’s leading independent healthcare providers based in Central London is announcing its acquisition of Baddow Hospital in Chelmsford to add to its growing portfolio of state-of the-art medical centres including Weymouth Street Hospital, 9 Harley Street and 25 Harley Street.

The acquisition will allow PHG’s successful model of high quality, patient centric care to be available for the first time outside of London with PHG intending to work collegiately with Consultants in Essex to offer patients the very highest standards of private healthcare in exceptional surroundings.

The Baddow Hospital, which will in future be known as Phoenix Hospital Chelmsford, is an elective surgery hospital which undertakes and has established a strong presence in many of the same specialties carried out at PHG’s London elective hospital, Weymouth Street Hospital. It has an excellent reputation and loyal Consultant base in a range of services including cosmetic surgery, gynaecology, urology, general surgery, ear nose and throat, foot and ankle surgery and pain management. As well as fully equipped operating theatres (including one with laminar flow), day case rooms and overnight beds, it has five consulting rooms and a number of treatment suites.

PHG specialises in short stay elective surgery and has built an exemplary reputation and loyal following amongst patients and Consultants for the quality of its care. Following the acquisition, patients in Essex will be able to access the comprehensive surgical, diagnostic and outpatient services on offer across the Phoenix Hospital Group.

Andrew Barker, CEO, Phoenix Hospital Group comments; “Following the success and growth of the Phoenix Hospital Group over the last three years including the acquisition of 25 Harley Street in January 2018, we have experienced exceptional demand for our services and facilities and a strong interest in our approach outside of the London area.

Chelmsford in an area of very high private medical insurance penetration with many of the local population working in London and is a growing economy with a strong self-pay market. All of these are factors support the establishment of Phoenix Hospital Chelmsford as a centre of excellence for private healthcare and provides opportunities for us to build Phoenix and establish our brand in a new and important area.

By acquiring Baddow Hospital, we aim to meet the needs of patients outside the London market which is part of our wider business strategy. Over the past few months, we have been working hard to engage with consultants in the Chelmsford area to better understand the Essex market and the demand for medical services and believe that there are exciting opportunities for us to work collegiately with consultants in the area“

Phoenix Hospital Group, which is widely considered to be one of the most innovative and up and coming hospital groups, is committed to providing first-class clinical and nursing care by employing dedicated, highly-trained staff at every level. The ethos of PHG is to ensure that patients receive the best possible personal care to make their stay as comfortable as possible. The Group has a unique approach of working collegiately and positively with consultants, supported by an exceptional patient services team and facilities Phoenix will continue to explore opportunities for expansion and strategic partnership.

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