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Our history and milestones

OUR HISTORY AND MILESTONES

Bupa Cromwell Hospital has always prided itself on being at the forefront of installing state-of-the-art equipment, providing our patients with the many advantages of the latest technology.

Bupa Cromwell Hospital was the first UK independent hospital to:

  • Install an 'ambient experience' MRI Scanner (2011)
  • Install a state-of-the-art Computerised Tomography (CT) scanner that is capable of scanning a whole body in 10 seconds (2011)
  • Offer hourly nurse rounds –  where a nurse will visit each patient every hour in addition to normal nursing duties (2010)
  • The first London private hospital to appoint an Infection Prevention and Control Consultant Nurse (2010)
  • One of the first hospitals in the UK to introduce the World Health Organization surgical safety checklist (2009)
  • Offer sentinel node imaging and surgery for breast cancer patients all under one roof (2007)
  • Install the Gamma Knife Perfexion for the treatment of brain, head and neck lesions (2007)
  • Install a second TomoTherapy Hi-ART System® (2006) 
  • Install a PET/CT scanner (2006)
  • Install our first Tomotherapy Hi-ART System®, the world’s most advanced radiotherapy treatment system (2005)
  • Offer laparoscopic renal Cryotherapy – a freezing technique for treating kidney cancer less invasively (2004)
  • Introduce the Cancer Recovery Programme (2004)
  • Receive BS EN ISO 9001:2000 Certification in radiotherapy and medical physics for the Quality Management System (2003)
  • Open a fully integrated comprehensive Paediatric Centre (2000)
  • Perform a live related liver transplant (1998)
  • Install a Gamma Knife for the treatment of benign and secondary brain tumours (1998)
  • Replace our radiotherapy treatment machines with state-of-the-art linear accelerators featuring multileaf collimators and portal imaging (1994/5) 
  • Open a private radiotherapy department (1982) 
History of Bupa Cromwell Hospital
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