New hospital offers big opportunities

Birmingham’s new £100m private hospital has just opened its doors.

The main reception area of The Harborne Hospital

New private practice opportunities for consultants and GPs across a range of specialties are available in Birmingham following the opening of the £100m The Harborne Hospital.

Located on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham campus, it is a partnership with University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) NHS Foundation Trust, with two of the hospital’s eight floors and 72 beds dedicated to the care of NHS patients, operated by UHB.  

The development, from primary care to outpatients and diagnostics through to complex care and surgery, is supported by leading consultants covering specialties including cancer, cardiac care, orthopaedics, urology and digestive diseases. 

Facilities include 50 private en-suite inpatient beds, 16 private day care beds, modern outpatient services, four operating theatres, a day-care unit with outpatient chemotherapy and radiotherapy services, onsite pharmacy and a dedicated intensive treatment unit for one-to-one, around-the-clock critical care for complex conditions. 

Equipment includes the region’s first da Vinci Xi in the private sector, enabling minimally invasive complex surgery.

The hospital is also equipped with the latest generation of CT and MRI scanners, ultrasound, X-ray including digital fluoroscopy, 3D mammography and provides patients with access to a radiotherapy linear accelerator.

Equipment includes the region’s first da Vinci Xi surgical robot (left)in the private sector, enabling minimally invasive complex surgery