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The Beardwood Hospital

The Beardwood Hospital offers treatments and services for those who live in Blackburn, Lancashire and further afield.

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Our hospitals remain open and treating patients. We’re working hard to keep our services up and running and have added additional safety measures and checks to help protect our patients and staff. You can continue to book new consultations with us, and please assume existing appointments are going ahead unless you hear from us otherwise.

Find out more about additional safety measures we've implemented and what to expect when visiting hospital.

There are 18 beds at The Beardwood Hospital.

Over 100 Consultants attend the hospital and provide a wide range of specialties ranging from breast surgery to vascular surgery. The outpatient consulting suite has 10 consulting rooms and operates a flexible appointment system to accommodate the needs of the patient and consultants. In addition, a treatment room is used for minor operative procedures, wound care clinics and nurse led clinics.

There are a wide range of services are at the hospital, including audiology, dermatology, neurology, cosmetic procedures and pain management. Clinical Support Services include radiology, physiotherapy, pathology and Pharmacy. The hospital has a wide bore MRI scanner, two operating theatres equipped with a laminar flow system and a minor operating suite.

Ambulatory Care Unit (McGrath Suite)

The McGrath Suite, which opened in 2017, is a six-bedded day-case suite named in honour of the hospital's longest-serving team member Sister Pat McGrath. The new suite was developed in line with modern healthcare needs, whereby techniques have improved so much that people who might have otherwise needed an overnight stay after their operation can now return home the same day.

Department Contact Number
Appointments 01254 507607

Our latest Patient Satisfaction scores*

  • 98.3% of patients said they were likely or extremely likely to recommend us to their friends and family
  • 98.9% of patients said the quality of their care was very good, or excellent
  • 97.3% of patients said their expectations were met or exceeded

We are proud of our patient care and work hard to make each patient's time with us as pleasant as possible. Our patient satisfaction survey is an important indicator of how well we achieve this and we monitor the results very closely.

*During the period of January to December 2020, The Beardwood Hospital received 1,103 long form patient questionnaires.

The Beardwood Hospital in Blackburn, Lancashire is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with nearly seventy hospitals & clinics nationwide performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. Our commitment is to quality and value, providing facilities for advanced surgical procedures together with friendly, professional care.

The Beardwood Hospital has 18 single rooms offering the privacy and comfort of en-suite facilities, satellite TV and telephone. A seven bed day care unit and a high dependency unit, combined with the latest in technology and support services, enable our consultants to undertake a wide range of procedures from routine investigations to complex surgery.

This specialist expertise is supported by caring and professional medical staff, with dedicated nursing teams and Resident Medical Officers on duty 24 hours a day, providing care within a friendly and comfortable environment.

Medication prescribed for NHS patients receiving treatment or consultations at The Beardwood Hospital will reflect the medicines included within the East Lancashire Health Economy formulary. For details of the formulary content please click here which directly connects to the document. Circle Health Group sincerely thank the Pharmacy team for their permission to use this reference. 

NHS Choose & Book Clinics

  • Adult foot & ankle
  • Adult hernia repair
  • Adult knee
  • Adult large intestine
  • Adult cataract
  • Adult general ENT
  • Adult hip
  • Adult colorectal
  • Adult general urology
  • Adult hand & wrist
  • Adult gastroscopy
  • Adult pain management
  • Adult shoulder & elbow
  • Adult neurosurgery (orthopaedic spinal surgery and pain)
  • Adult urology (male and female urology, including prostate surgery)

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Specialists at The Beardwood Hospital

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Mr Pradeep Morar

Consultant ENT Surgeon

MB ChB (Manchester), FRCS Ed (ORL), MD (Liverpool)

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Mr Patrick Scott

Consultant General Surgeon

MB ChB, FRCPS (Glas), FRCS (Ed), MD

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Mr Saif Hadi

Consultant Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon

FRCS Tr & Orth, FRCS Ed, BMBCh, MA Oxon, BA Hons Oxon, MFSTEd

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Mr Gordon Shepard

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MB ChB, FRCS (Tr & Orth), Dip. Sports Sci.

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Mr Alistair Henderson

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

B.Sc., M.B.Ch.B., FRCS (Ed)., MD., FRCS (Orth)., FRCS (G & E)., FRCP&S (Gl.)

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Mr Mark Willett

Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician

MB.ChB, MRCOG

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How to get to us and find the hospital

The Beardwood Hospital situated on the outskirts of Blackburn is easily accessible for both patients and visitors.

Find us on Google Maps

From the M6

Exit junction 31 and follow the signs for Blackburn on the A677. After approximately 5 miles you will reach the second set of traffic lights and you will see the Yew Tree Gardens on your left. Continue straight on towards Blackburn. The Beardwood Hospital is situated on the right, approximately ½ mile from the traffic lights.

From the M65

Exit junction 6 and take the third exit signposted A6119 Ring Road. Continue on this road for approximately 4 miles. to the junction with the A677. Turn left towards Blackburn. The Beardwood Hospital is situated on the right, approximately half a mile from the traffic lights.

D10 - Blackburn - Lammack Circular - Blackburn. Nearest stop Beardwood school or Beardwood (opp)

59 - Preston - Blackburn - Preston. Nearest stop Beardwood Revidge Road (adj)

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