Professional Rugby League Club

BMI The Alexandra Hospital is proud to announce their new partnership with professional Rugby League Club, Leigh Centurions as their new healthcare provider of choice.

Leigh Centurions are committed to improving the health and fitness of all their players. The new partnership with The Alexandra Hospital has therefore been a significant move for the club; as players now have access to specialist medical care in an established private hospital. Leigh Centurions CEO Matthew Chantler said:

Our players now have fast access to specialist medical care from some of the region’s leading specialists and we are delighted to have secured this new partnership. The health and fitness of our players in a highly competitive and physically challenging sport such as Rugby League is a priority and the partnership with The Alexandra Hospital demonstrates our commitment as a club to the players who put their bodies on the line for the team, the town and the loyal supporters each week.”

Rugby Team

Marge Falconer, Executive Director, at The Alexandra, said:

“As BMI Healthcare’s flagship hospital, we are very proud to be in partnership with Leigh Centurions. Players will have access to specialist healthcare from experienced consultants that work alongside a specialised healthcare team; which comprises dedicated nursing staff, anaesthetists, radiologists, working professionals and Chartered Physiotherapists. The players will have access to some of the most advanced medical equipment and expertise available.”

Leigh Centurions were founder members of the Rugby League in 1895 and have deep roots in the local community. Under new head coach John Duffy, they have assembled a strong and committed squad of part-time, locally based professional players who are deeply proud to represent the club and the town. BMI The Alexandra Hospital are delighted to be in partnership with Leigh Centurions as this is an exciting opportunity for both parties.

About BMI The Alexandra Hospital

BMI The Alexandra Hospital is part of the BMI Healthcare hospital network. It provides a range of inpatient, outpatient and day-case specialties, including orthopaedic, spinal, general medicine, urology, ear nose and throat, cardiac, and neurology, for routine and complex cases. Diagnostic and specialist equipment on site includes MRI scanners, ultrasound, CT scanners, mammography and x-ray.

Led by executive director Marge Falconer, the hospital in Mill Lane, Cheadle, provides services for NHS patients, for insured patients and for patients who choose to pay for their own care.

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About BMI Healthcare

Established in 1970, BMI Healthcare is the UK’s largest independent provider of private healthcare with 58 hospitals and healthcare facilities. Over 7,000 consultants practice at BMI hospitals, which handle more than two million patient visits a year.

An independent survey of 116,747 patients carried out by Quality Health, the same company which assesses patient satisfaction within the NHS, between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017, showed that 98.5% would recommend their hospital to their families and friends. 95.2% rated the overall quality of their nursing care as excellent or very good, 95.2% said that their hospital’s diagnostic imaging met or exceeded their expectations and 98.3% would apply the same rating to their experience of physiotherapy.

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Categories: Health

Date: 27th May 2019