Registration and accreditation

Parkside Hospital is registered with the Care Quality Commission and operates under the Health and Social Care Act 2008. The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care that is provided by hospitals, nursing homes and other residential units. The Hospital is subject to regular inspections by the Commission in order to retain this registration. A copy of its most recent inspection report for Parkside Hospital is available on is available here.

Parkside Hospital is a BUPA approved Breast Cancer Centre, a BUPA approved MRI Unit and a BUPA accredited Stem Cell Transplant Centre.


All Consultants working at Parkside Hospital have been granted Practising Privileges following the consideration of a formal application to the Hospital’s Medical Advisory Committee. In order to gain Practising Privileges, Consultants have to produce evidence of their training and fitness to practice including:

  • GMC certificate
  • GMC specialist registration
  • Professional Indemnity insurance
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance (formally CRB)
  • Annual Appraisal