Hospital opens new ward to help support local services

A private hospital in Beckenham has opened a new unit in an effort to tackle long waiting lists for treatments.

BMI The Sloane Hospital, which is located on Albemarle Road, recently opened The Kelsey Day Unit on their Langley Ward – which will offer ambulatory care to patients across the Bromley borough.

The new service will support local General Practitioners and NHS services by offering an alternative to in-patient procedures and long treatment waiting lists.

The Kelsey Day Unit was officially opened by councillor Peter Fortune, deputy leader of Bromley Council, and executive portfolio holder for education, children and families, who said: “It gives me great pleasure to officially open Kelsey Day Unit which will offer an excellent service to the local community.”

Executive director at BMI Healthcare, Laurence Thurlow, added: “BMI The Sloane Hospital staff are proud to officially open the Kelsey Day Unit; this unit will provide additional capability to the hospital in the provision of a tailored and high-quality customer centric service to our patients”.

BMI The Sloane Hospital, which has a total of 32 in-patient and day care beds, is currently rated as ‘Good’ by the CQC.