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BMI Thornbury Hospital

Grading:  - Requires Improvement

The hospital had three wards, the Mappin, Fulwood and Rivelin. The Mappin suite had 26 beds, all with en-suite facilities. The Fulwood Suite had 27 beds, all with en-suite facilities and two ambulatory care rooms containing nine recliner chairs. The Rivelin Suite had seven day case beds. The outpatient department had 19 consulting rooms, two treatment rooms, a physiotherapy department and a gymnasium. The hospital had a range of diagnostic imaging services including x-ray, ultrasound and a new digital mammography unit. A CT scanner with a cardiac package and a new MRI scanner with breast coil package were located in a separate building in the hospital grounds. The hospital provided outpatient services for children of all ages, with the exception of neonates. The hospital provided non-complex day case surgery for children over the age of three years on dedicated paediatric theatre lists.

The hospital had been inspected by the CQC five times since initial registration with the CQC. The most recent inspection took place in December 2013 and the hospital was found to be meeting all the standards of quality and safety it was inspected against.

This inspection was conducted as part of our independent hospital inspection programme. The inspection was conducted using the CQC’s comprehensive inspection methodology. It was a routine, planned inspection.