Our Patients

Keeping our patients safe is our absolute priority, and this has never been as important as it is now. We are proud of our strong record in infection prevention and control, and have strict protocols in place to minimise the risk of infection and keep our patients and workforce safe.

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(Coronavirus) Patient and Visitor Information

Ramsay Health Care UK has offered its full support to the National Health Service to assist with its response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Click here to see how Ramsay has supported the NHS.

During COVID-19 we ask that you only attend your appointment if you have been invited to do so. Please assume planned appointments will go ahead unless you hear from us otherwise. The protection of our patients, particularly the most vulnerable as well as our staff is our priority. Please click here for more information on attending our hospitals during COVID-19.

Patients having a procedure will be swabbed for COVID-19, 72 hours prior to admission. We do not offer COVID tests for people that are symptomatic.

We are open for new referrals and are offering virtual consultations to our patients. Upon review, where clinically appropriate, and in line with our criteria, we will be offering face-to-face appointments and diagnostic tests for certain patients.

OUR PATIENTS, AT THE HEART OF ALL WE DO


Small, friendly hospitals

Friendly hospitals

Consultant led care

Consultant led care

Excellent infection control rates

Excellent infection prevention

Virtual consultations

Virtual consultations

Free, on-site parking

Free, on-site parking

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World Physiotherapy Day

In the spotlight - Neeraj Naayar, MD of Physiotherapy Matters. I qualified in 2001 following completing a 3 year degrees in Physiotherapy from Teesside University. I then went on to complete my Junior Rotations at University Hospital of Hartlepool

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Common Questions on Arm and Hand Problems

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Cloke answers the common questions around arm and hand problems and when surgery is typically advised.

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Skin Cancer Awareness Expert Advice

Know your skin because you’re in charge, remember prevention is always better than cure and early diagnosis is the best cure. Consultant plastic & reconstructive surgeon and skin cancer specialist, Mr Alrwai offers his advice on checking your skin.

Our 360 Virtual Tour

Why not familiarise yourself with Cobalt Hospital before you visit. Click on the image below and follow the arrows to be guided around the hospital. You can also flick between floors, using the tab on the left.

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In recovery, again I was welcomed by some lovely staff. They really took care of me & kept checking I was ok. I received great care. Thank you Cobalt hospital

- January 2018

What an excellent experience with Claire Irons from the physiotherapy team. Really incredible knowledge and service - would strongly recommend. Thank you!

- December 2017

Had a knee Arthroscopy today at Cobalt hospital and have nothing but praise for all the staff who dealt with me today.

- November 2017

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