The UK’s largest healthcare charity wins LaingBuisson Award for the third year.

Nuffield Health picked up the award for Private Hospital Group of the Year, for the third year running, at the LaingBuisson Awards 2019. The award celebrates high-quality care and continuous improvement, as well as innovation and excellence in going above and beyond.

With two hospital sites in Cardiff, Nuffield Health differentiates its approach through personalised, connected services spanning the health and wellbeing continuum. As the UK’s largest health charity, Nuffield Health has no shareholders, investing all its income back into its vision to build a healthier nation.

By connecting its health and wellbeing services, through outstanding day-to-day services in its family of 31 award-winning hospitals, 112 fitness and wellbeing clubs, healthcare clinics, and over 200 workplace wellbeing services, as well as flagship programmes to support communities by widening access, Nuffield Health are pioneering a unique form of personalised healthcare.94% of its hospitals have received a ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ rating from independent regulators. In its hospitals, Nuffield Health has continued to see exceptional patient satisfaction levels and have achieved 96% with all of its hospitals and 97% locally at Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals.

In 2018, Nuffield Health delivered 1.5 million clinical interventions and developed a number of flagship programmes to support people through the different stages of their lives.  These are designed to address areas where society’s healthcare needs aren’t currently being adequately met and where we’ve the people, expertise and facilities to meet these needs. These programmes help us to widen access to our services, increasing our reach and benefit more of the UK public.

In accepting the award, Chief Executive Officer, Steve Gray said: “It’s great to be recognised three years in a row as leaders in high-quality care and continuous improvement. We are committed to delivering outstanding quality across all our services and this award really is a reflection of our hospital teams’ consistent hard work and focus to be the best for our patients.”

Nuffield Health was selected from a finalist group of six independent hospital groups within the UK. The finalists included a mixture of not-for-profit, privately owned and publicly listed organisations.

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