Welcome to the Brook Suite at Nash Basildon, our private patient suite
Here you will be treated and cared for in privacy within the comfort of your own ensuite facilities.
All income generated from our private patient care is invested back into the NHS.
Private care at Nash Basildon
At Nash Basildon you can enjoy the additional comfort of your own private accommodation, flexibility of services and dedicated nursing and consultant team while being cared for within one of the country’s leading Cardiothoracic Tertiary Centres, the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre.
Our devoted business office working alongside our highly skilled nursing team will take care of all of your needs before, during and after your stay with us. We accept patients from all over the world, both self-funded and insured. Please use our contact information below if you would like to make an enquiry or talk to a member of our team
Treatments and services
At Nash Basildon, you can access a wide range of specialist treatments and diagnostics, including but not limited to:
- Cardiology (Intervention and diagnostic testing)
- Cardiothoracic surgery
- Thoracic surgery
- Trauma and orthopaedics
- Vascular surgery
- Pain management
- General surgery
- Radiology (X-ray, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, MRI and CT)
Call one of our dedicated team to book an appointment, refer a patient or speak to us before your visit.
You can contact the Brook Suite at Nash Basildon directly on 01268 394206 or 01268 394213 - email email@example.com
The Brook Suite, Nash Basildon
Basildon University Hospital
The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre
Nethermayne, Basildon, Essex
Please see below the list of services provided at Brook Suite...
The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre (CTC) provides specialist treatment and care for people with heart or lung problems.
The centre boasts some of the most modern cardiothoracic (heart and lung) treatment facilities in the country. It was purpose-built to accommodate the highly equipped operating theatres and cardiology treatment rooms needed to provide world-class treatment and care.
The CTC is part of Mid & South Essex NHS Foundation Trust. It is located on the Basildon Hospital site, and is able to treat a greater range of patients by having direct access to the renal support therapy, vascular surgery and surgical trauma teams in the general hospital.
The CTC has:
- Four state of the art operating theatres, including a hybrid theatre for patients who require a procedure involving both cardiology and surgical input
- Three cardiac catheter laboratories
- A critical care ward with 22 beds, for people who need extra support immediately following their operation, Colne Ward
- A surgical ward, with 32 beds, Chelmer Ward
- A cardiology ward, with 28 beds, Roding Ward
- Many patients needing less intensive nursing care will have their own individual bedroom with ensuite facilities
- A day ward for people who do not need to stay in hospital overnight following their procedure, Thames Ward
- Cardiac rehabilitation gym
Brook Suite - Nash Basildon
Brook Suite Nash Basildon is the Private Patient Provider of Mid & South Essex NHS Foundation Trust (MSE) and is located inside one of the countries outstanding Heart and Lung Hospitals, the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre.
The aim of Nash Basildon, is to provide high quality, clinically appropriate, value for money care for our patients. The Trust recognises and welcomes private patients where their treatment may be funded by health insurers, sponsored by international bodies or patients’ own funds and therefore, recognises that private practice is an integral part of the business of the Trust.
Brook Suite is an adult only private unit providing care for patients who are 16 years and above. We specialise in Cardiology, Thoracic and Respiratory care however, also serve a multitude of other specialities. Please see the ‘our services’ section for more information. Brook Suite had 8 inpatient rooms, an outpatient department and specialist diagnostic services. Each Brook Suite bedroom is spacious and fully equipped with an en-suite, blackout blinds, a 40inch Smart TV, high-quality linen, personal bedroom furniture and a safe. With a dedicated hospitality assistant, our patients can experience an extensive menu at any time of the day.
Our private consultants
As a private patient, you will be able to choose your Consultant specialist who will then advise you of their availability for appointments.
Please use the contact information below to get in touch with our Business Office if you would like to know more about our private consultant body.
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Patients and visitors to Brook Suite
How to be referred
There are two ways in which you can access private healthcare at Brook Suite – Nash Basildon. You can be referred by your General Practitioner to a private consultant directly who will then liaise with our dedicated business team to arrange the appropriate treatment, procedure or diagnostic for you. Alternatively, you can contact the Brook Suite directly on 01268 394206 (for admissions) or 01268 394213 (for outpatient appointments) and our Business team will support you to choose the right Consultant for your personal needs.
Once you have been referred, our business team will liaise with you to arrange the most suitable appointment time. You will be provided with a letter in advance, explaining the full details of your appointment including time, date, location and if there is anything required of you in advance or on the day. The terms and conditions of your appointment will also be within this letter. If you’re attending for a first appointment with us, we will also enclose your registration form which needs to be completed and either returned in advance of your appointment or brought with you on the day.
When you arrive, please notify the receptionist of your appointment details and the location stated on your letter, they will show you where you need to be. There will be a receptionist at the outpatients department who will ask you to confirm your appointment details and complete an identity check.
Insured patients should always ensure; prior to their attendance, that your treatment and hospital stay is covered within your insurance policy and that you know exactly what is covered. For the majority of cases, insured patient will not incur a personal fee for their private healthcare however, should you require or choose to have a treatment, procedure or diagnostic that is not covered under your current insurance policy, you will liable to pay the additional sum for the areas that are not covered.
If you are an inpatient and have an outstanding balance for your private healthcare, this must be settled before you are discharged.
Self-funded patients will receive a quote for their planned treatment (including diagnostics and hospital stay) ahead of their formal booking. This quote is valid for bookings confirmed within 1 month of the quote date. A booking confirmation after this date will be subject to an up-to-date quote.
We ask that all self-funded patient settle their private healthcare invoice no later than 5 days prior to their admission date.
Visiting hours on Brook Suite ward are daily between the hours of 2pm and 7pm.
Inpatient and day case procedures
- Coronary Angiogram
- Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) – angioplasty
- Electrophysiology and Radiofrequency Ablation
- Radiofrequency Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation
- Radiofrequency Ablation of Atrial Flutter
- Trans oesophageal echocardiogram (TOE)
- Congenital heart disease
- Heart Rhythm Management
- Trans Catheter Aortic Valve Surgery (TAVI)
- Pacemakers and Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator (ICD)
- PFO and ASD Closure
- Septal Ablation
- Extraction of Implanted Leads
- Wedge Resection
- Robotically Assisted Thorascopic Surgery
- VATS (Video Assisted Thorascopic) Surgery
- Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
Cardiac and aortic surgery
- Coronary Artery Surgery - CABG
- Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
- Heart Valve Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery
- Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Surgery
If you are looking to undergo a procedure, we do many other specialities. Please contact us direct to discuss your requirements: 01268 394206 or 01268 394213 - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cardiovascular surgery
- Thoracic Surgery
- Vascular Surgery
- General Surgery
- Colorectal Surgery
- Breast Surgery
- Pain Management and Anaesthetics
- 4/48 hr holter (tape recording) monitoring is available if advised by your Consultant.
- 24 hour blood pressure monitoring
- 24 or 48 hour tape monitoring
- Exercise test
- Implantable loop recorder
- Diagnostic sleep study
- Cardiac MRI
- Cardiac CT
- Plain Film X-ray
- Nuclear medicine
All other services
- Vascular surgery
- General surgery
- Colorectal surgery
- Breast surgery
- Pain Management and anaesthetics
- Diagnostic radiology
Nash Basildon welcomes all feedback from its patients and service users. To provide your feedback to the team, please use the below contact information:
Business Office: email@example.com / 01268 394206
Finance Office: firstname.lastname@example.org / 01268 394429
Email email@example.com, Unit manager or call on 01268 394205.
Email Claire.firstname.lastname@example.org, Ward manager or call 01268 394214.
Email Dr Rosella Barbagallo, – Clinical lead at email@example.com.
Alternatively, if you have raised concerns and remain unsatisfied or would like an external review of the concerns you have raised, Nash Basildon subscribes to the Independent Sector Complaints Adjudication Services and can be contacted by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0207 536 6091.
Brook Suite at the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre have excellent working relationships with all referring partners including, Consultants, General Practitioners, Insurers and Allied Healthcare Professionals. Our cohesive approach ensures the patient has the smoothest possible pathway for their specialist private care.
How to refer
Brook Suite accept referrals via the telephone, email or our online enquiry facilities for patients who refer directly. Please call 01268 394206 or 01268 394213 or email email@example.com.
What should I bring with me?
Please bring with you all of your personal items that you wish to have during your stay. We can provide you with toiletries if you require. Items we would suggest are:
- Dressing Gown
- Toiletries including tooth brush
- Hair brush
- Hair styling appliances
- Personal electronic devices for music or social media.
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