Parkside Hospital welcomes new Hospital Director, Phil Bates

We are pleased to announce that Phil Bates has been appointed as the new Hospital Director of Parkside Hospital.

Phil holds extensive experience having previously worked as Hospital Director of The Holly Private Hospital for 5 years’ and prior to this he worked for Ramsay Healthcare as General Manager of Ashtead and North Downs Hospital in Surrey. 

Speaking about his new role, Phil Bates said:

“I am delighted to be taking up the role of Hospital Director, Parkside has a great reputation in the community and is well known as the local private hospital of choice.  I join the team at an exciting time having just been rated “Good” by the independent healthcare inspector the Care Quality Commission, I look forward to leading the team and delivering on a commitment for healthcare which is known for being safe and high quality.  I’m keen to ensure we understand the changing needs of our community who rely on the hospital for their care and working with our team to develop our service range further.”

Speaking about the new appointment, Des Sheils CEO of Aspen Healthcare, said:

“Phil brings a wealth of experience to his new role as Director of Parkside Hospital, having previously served at Aspen’s Holly Hospital for five years.  Phil is passionate about the delivery of quality services in a safe and welcoming environment, and will build on the proud history of Parkside Hospital.”

About Parkside Hospital

Parkside Hospital has been providing care and medical services for over 30 years and is part of the respected Aspen Healthcare group. Renowned for our friendly atmosphere, high clinical standards and continuous investment in technology, staff, training and facilities, the hospital offers most medical specialties across the entire patient journey.

We pride ourselves on providing first-class independent healthcare in a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment – one in which we would be happy to treat our own families.

We work with over 300 of London’s most experienced Consultants who hold substantive posts within the NHS, who are supported by a strong team of highly experienced and qualified nurses and other health care professionals to ensure that patients will always receive the highest possible standards of care.


Date: 25/01/2017