New £7.5 million day surgery hospital opens in Stourbridge

A new £7.5 million day surgery hospital has been officially opened in the Black Country by Lord David Prior, the chairman of NHS England.

Dr Andy Jones, CEO of Ramsay Health Care UK, and Lord David Prior, chairman of NHS England, at the new Stourside Hospital .Photo: Dammo Photography
Dr Andy Jones, CEO of Ramsay Health Care UK, and Lord David Prior, chairman of NHS England, at the new Stourside Hospital .Photo: Dammo Photography

Ramsay Health Care UK’s new Stourside Hospital, based in Stourbridge, was officially opened on Wednesday and will welcome its first patient on Monday.

The hospital has created 40 new jobs in the area in nursing, clinical and administrative roles.

The new state-of-the-art day surgery hospital includes an operating theatre, seven consulting rooms, six day case bays and a physiotherapy suite.

Dr Andy Jones, CEO of Ramsay Health Care UK, and Lord David Prior, chairman of NHS England, at the new Stourside Hospital .Photo: Dammo Photography

As part of building the new hospital, antimicrobial copper ironmongery has been installed to aid prevention of healthcare associated infection.

The hospital will provides a range of services including pain management, urology, general surgery and eye care for private, insured and NHS patients within the local community and further afield.

Stourside Hospital will model to Ramsay’s existing West Midlands base in Halesowen.

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