Health group pick up a prestigious award

Staff at a health group, which has a centre in the borough, are celebrating after landing a top national award.

Ramsey Health Care UK, which runs Cobalt Treatment Centre in North Tyneside, won the prestigious 2013 HealthInvestor Award for ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year’.

It was recognised for its achievements in delivering private healthcare in a challenging and changing operating market, with judges also impressed by the company’s business growth and commitment to improving the patient pathway.

Ramsey was also praised for its investment in facilities and services as well as the consistent delivery of high quality patient care.

Jill Watts, chief executive at Ramsey Health Care said: “I am thrilled Ramsey Health Care has won this prestigious award.

“Our investment back into our facilities and services as well as the dedicate and hard work of all our staff.”

Donna Thornton, general manager at Cobalt Treatment Centre, said: “At a local level we are all delighted that the commitment shown by our clinical and support teams in delivering first class healthcare has contributed and been recognised at a national level.”