Newly appointed Executive Director to take Bath Hospital to new heights, with facilities and services to match

BMI Bath Clinic, the 75-bed private hospital that cares for over 30,000 local patients a year has appointed a new Executive Director, Tim Atter, who will lead a team of 250 staff and oversee development in the quality of clinical services offered at the site.  Tim will also help drive a refurbishment and service expansion programme, following the confirmation that Bath Clinic is one of the sites to benefit from BMI Healthcare’s estate combined 250 million pound capital investment programme.

Tim Atter Bath Clinic new Executive Director

Improvements in facilities and equipment will be driven across areas such as operating theatres and imaging, as well as refurbishment in core patient areas in the hospital. Under the direction of Executive Director, Tim Atter, new services are being developed including a Joint Replacement Centre. New patient pathways will be designed to provide the highest levels of clinical care, safety and speed of recovery.

Tim Atter, a service industry leader with wide experience across private healthcare, graduated as a Physiotherapist at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. Prior to his recent appointment, Tim was in operational and hospital director roles with other private healthcare providers. He has a proven track record in delivering growth in the service sector and is all set to take up the challenge of leading BMI Bath Clinic. Tim also remains a chartered physiotherapist by trade, making time to support the Barbarians Rugby Football Club as Head Physiotherapist. 

Tim Atter, Executive Director of BMI Bath Clinic states, “With upcoming projects to improve our facilities and services, it’s an exciting time to join Bath Clinic and build on our position as the leading private hospital in the area. In the short time I have been here, I’ve been impressed by the dedication of all our teams, from consultant surgeons through to physiotherapists and reception staff. My focus now is on ensuring safe and effective clinical / customer care is at the heart of everything we do.” 

Steve Pope, Orthopaedic Consultant at BMI Bath Clinic states, “Private patients come to Bath Clinic to benefit from specialist care in comfortable surroundings that make them feel at ease. It’s pleasing to see that BMI has appointed an Executive Director that is as experienced as he is passionate in improving the patient experience. With a strong team at Bath Clinic, and investment in facilities and equipment to match, I have spoken to many of the consultant surgeons and staff here who are very excited for the times ahead.”

Date: 3rd February 2019