Mount Stuart Hospital develops partnership in Guernsey

The attached picture shows – left to right
Jo Denbow, Aesthetic Nurse at Mount Stuart Hospital, Sue Dawes, Medical Secretary at Mount Stuart Hospital, Mr David Oliver, Consultant Plastic Surgeon and Jeanette Mercer, General Manager at Mount Stuart – all standing outside the Centre for Modern Medicine’s premises in Guernsey.

Mount Stuart Hospital commenced their cosmetic surgery service to islanders of Guernsey in January with an extremely successful launch event.  The hospital has developed a partnership with the Centre for Modern Medicine, a subsidiary of the Medical Specialist Group on the island, to provide services that are currently not offered locally. This initiative by the Centre for Modern Medicine is designed to reduce both the cost and the inconvenience for local patients who previously had to travel as far afield as South Africa for cosmetic surgery.

Mr David Oliver, Consultant Plastic Surgeon has worked at Mount Stuart Hospital for seven years and will be providing monthly clinics for consultations on the island, with surgery then taking place in Torquay.  Already the clinics are proving highly successful and to date 40 patients have received consultations, with 5 patients having progressed to surgery.

Feedback from patients has been excellent with one lady offering to be a “Patient Ambassador” on the island and talk to any other people potentially interested in surgery, so that she can share her positive experience.  The partnership with Ramsay Health care and Mount Stuart Hospital has meant that patients now have support throughout their patient pathway and importantly post-operatively on the island.  The successful relationship has also uncovered other business opportunities which are all being progressed by the Senior Management Team at Mount Stuart Hospital with potential opportunities for Ramsay Health care nationally.